Kelly Meyer

Co-Founder, American Heart Association Teaching Gardens

Kelly Chapman Meyer, environmental activist and health advocate, is co-founder of the American Heart Association Teaching Gardens and a trustee of the Natural Resources Defense Council. She joins her passions to help push forward policies and programs for the health and wellness of the individual and the environment. Meyer co-founded the Teaching Gardens program as a way to combat the rise of childhood obesity and lifestyle-related illnesses. As an environmental activist, she organized the Guinness-world-record-setting Peace Paddle Out to help raise awareness and funds to protect the oceans. Moreover, as co-founder of the Women’s Cancer Research Fund, Meyer has helped to raise over $40 million for groundbreaking biomarker research. Among other honors, she was named to Oprah’s 2010 O Power List, was a Huffington Post 2011 Game Changer and received the 2012 Environmental Media Association Lifetime Achievement Award.

Advisory Board Members

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Emily G.
Allie B.
Joseph K. Lyou
J. Peter Barbara
Christopher Gebhardt
Whitney Steininger
Adriana Senior
Suzanne Kretschmer
James Givens
Jeff Neu
Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks
Joseph Roberts
Howard Fishman
Lynn O'Connell
Chris Davis
Doug Ekizian
Ljupco Fidanovski
Hava Manasse
Kathy Carter
Susanne Passantino
Christyna Giles Washington
Mike Garcia
Melanie Robinson
Susan Moulton
Jeff Wilson
Inga Werner Middleton
Megan Kapinos
Joel Greene
Mati Waiya
Kelly Meyer
Mark Gold
Steve Fleischli
Michael J. Assum
Kimberly Lewand Martin