Healthy Champaign County

About Healthy Champaign County

Healthy Champaign County is comprised of campus and community organizations working to promote healthy eating and active living in our community.

Our Team


Jeanine Bensken UIUC Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, President

Valerie Koress Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, Vice President

Evan Alvarez Champaign Urbana Mass Transit District, Treasurer

JR Lill United Way, Secretary

Board Members

Elsie Hedgspeth Urbana Park District

Monica Turchyn Community Member

Nicholas Isaac Promise Healthcare

Stephanie Acevedo University of Illinois Extension