As CEO of two professional associations, the Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE) and the American School Health Association (ASHA), Susan Goekler (aka Susan Wooley) oversaw operations and represented the association, its members and the field. She has co-authored/co-edited several school health-relevant publications that include book chapters, encyclopedia articles, peer reviewed journal articles, and books, including Health Is Academic: A Guide to Coordinated School Health Programs. She has worked in academia, schools, hospitals, non-profit agencies, associations, and government. She is currently living in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and enjoying retirement from full time work while taking on projects of interest, including the board of the Healthy Schools Network and working on Health Education Teacher Preparation Standards and their implementation. She received her bachelor’s degree with honors in biology from Case Western Reserve University, a master’s degree in health education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a Ph.D. in health education from Temple University. She is a Retired Master Certified Health Education Specialist (RMCHES).