Jamie Dillon, 2024 President

Maine AHPERD History  2000-2015


The Maine Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD), is a nonprofit organization for professionals and students in related fields of health, physical education, recreation and dance. MAHPERD is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all Mainers by supporting and promoting effective educational practices, quality curriculum, instruction, and assessment in the areas of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and related fields.


  • To continue to build a partnership with AHA, ALA, DOE, MRPA, University & Colleges and other organizations who are passionate for quality programs in health, physical education, recreation & dance.
  • To provide a quality conference that is based on current research and best practices and to provide the best professional development for all health, physical education, recreation, dance and future professionals.
  • To provide members an opportunity to communicate, network, and stay current in their profession through regional workshops, newsletters, websites and e-mails.
  • To continue to represent and advocate for health, physical education, recreation and dance at the local, state and regional, and national levels.
  • Identify and sustain strong leadership at the state, regional and national levels.
  • Maintain a fiscally sound state professional organization.
Maine AHPERD BYLAWS (updated November 2022)


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MAHPERD is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  

PO Box 552      Waterboro, ME  04087-0552


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