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Advocacy Team

Amy Rauworth

Chief of Development & Strategic Partnerships

Ms. Rauworth joined Lakeshore Foundation in 2012 as the Director of Policy and Public Affairs. She also works within the University of Alabama Birmingham/Lakeshore Foundation Research Collaborative where she is the Associate Director of the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD).  Ms. Rauworth is a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist with the American College of Sports Medicine. Ms. Rauworth conducts Inclusive Fitness trainings nationally on behalf of NCHPAD and specializes in accessible fitness center design. She serves on several national committees including the Paralympic Research and Sport Science Consortium, American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) F08.30 Fitness Products: WK19803 Inclusive Fitness Equipment Design Task Group, and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Health and Wellness Advisory Panel. Through an initiative lead by UNICEF, The Global Partnership on Children with Disability (GPcwd), she co-chairs the task force on Physical Activity and Sport. She was appointed to CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Accessible Trails and Recreation Venues Work Group. In Alabama, Ms. Rauworth was appointed to the Alabama Trails Commission. Ms. Rauworth leads the content development, synthesis and training within NCHPAD. In addition, Ms. Rauworth has over 21 years of experience in health promotion development and implementation, focusing on the delivery of physical activity programming for people with disability across the lifespan.