Project Staff (BHLS)

Project Staff

Elizabeth Hivner, M.Ed, CHES

Project Coordinator

    Elizabeth serves as a project coordinator for PRO Wellness. She utilizes her education and background in public health education to assist school districts in developing sustainable wellness programs and implementing classroom physical activity interventions.

    Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Science in health sciences with a concentration in public health education from James Madison University and a Master’s of Education in Health Education from Penn State University . She also is a Certified Health Education Specialist who is passionate about helping others reach and maintain good health.

    She enjoys spending time at the beach, running and is a lifelong dancer.

    Abbey Kinard, BA

    Marketing Communications Specialist

      Abbey serves as Marketing Communications Specialist for PRO Wellness. Her responsibilities include the development and design of promotional and educational communications. Utilizing social media, web design and web analytics Abbey manages PRO Wellness’s online presence. She also assists with the implementation of our marketing strategy and brand consistency through digital and print advertising.

      Abbey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication/Journalism, from Shippensburg University. In her spare time, she enjoys diving into creative DIY projects, photographing life’s special moments and making memories with friends and family.

      Krista Pattison, MS

      Research Project Manager

        Krista serves as a project manager for the Building Healthy Lebanon Schools grant program, a collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to promote supportive nutrition environments and quality physical education in schools across the Commonwealth. She utilizes her background in child development and education to assist school districts in planning, implementing and evaluating policy-based changes in order to work toward sustainable improvement of the wellness environment.