Kinder Completes Year as OAHPERD President


Executive officers of the OAHPERD include (from left): Dr. Kathy Hixon, incoming president; Dr. Mark Giese, executive director; Dr. Vanessa Anton, past president; and Dr. Chad Kinder, president.

Dr. Chad Kinder, chair of the SWOSU Department of Park and Recreation Management, recently served as president of the Oklahoma Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance for the 2006-2007 school year. Dr. Kinder represented the association in many capacities during his tenure as president and was in charge of the state convention that took place October 11-12 in Oklahoma City. Kinder has published many articles on park and law enforcement issues and is well known in his field of expertise. Kinder also serves as associate dean of the SWOSU School of Behavioral Sciences and Education.