, Stephen Gallant and Sport Animators A report on the successes and challenges of the first year of the Sport Animator's program will be followed by a more in-depth explanation of programs that have increased access and offered opportunities to all students to learn how be more physically active whilst having fun and becoming healthier, physically, mentally and emotionally.
...Farida Gabbani, Senior Director Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation Nova Scotia Department of Health Promotion and Protection.Farida Gabbani has a long, distinguished career in the physical education field including being a teacher and professor for many years the provincial Physical and Health Education Consultant with the Department of Education, and curriculum consultant with the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board.She is currently the Senior Director responsible for the physical activity program unit within Nova Scotia Health Promotion.Ms. Gabbani's
volunteer portfolio is just as distinguished.She has been an executive council member of the CAHPERD Board, Past President of CAHPERD, a board member of NSSAF, Sport Nova Scotia, and the Truro Sport Heritage Society.She
has coached many teams, refereed and has been and continues to be a fund raiser.