Ginny Ehrlich, MPH, MS, Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, is a national expert on childhood obesity, committed to increasing access to healthy foods and physical activity through sustainable changes in schools and communities across the country. Prior to taking on the role of CEO, Ginny served as the National Schools Director of the Alliance from 2006 through 2008. Ginny led the program from its inception to now supporting schools in all 50 states. Before joining the Alliance, Ginny served as a Project Director to the Rocky Mountain Center for Health Promotion & Education where she directed a national training project and served as a strategic consultant to national organizations and state departments of health and education. In 1999, Ginny founded Oregon's Healthy Kids Learn Better Partnership, a public-private partnership comprised of several state agencies and more than forty non-governmental organizations that now work together to address the physical, social, and emotional health needs of Oregon students. In total, Ginny has spent 20 years as a public health and education professional in a number of capacities ranging from the classroom to national levels. Ginny holds Master Degrees in both Public Health and in Special Education. She is a doctoral candidate in Educational Policy & Leadership at the University of Oregon.