In July of 2017, President Ann Boyce of NAKHE and Past President Jackie Lund of SHAPE America signed an memorandum of understanding between the two national organizations which established the PETE/HETE Task Force. The purpose of this Task Force is to investigate and make recommendations regarding concerns related to the critical shortage of professionals seeking to enter the fields of physical education (PETE) and health education (HETE) in the United States. NAKHE has two representative serving on this MOU committee, Bethany Hersman and Daniel Burt.  Read the MOU here.