The Alliance membership is comprised of agencies and individuals with an interest in healthy eating, physical activity and the promotion of overall health. Members represent diverse organizations including but not limited to health charities, government agencies, research groups, community health boards, public health services, community groups, advocacy coalitions, etc.
The Alliance has two different types of memberships:
Member organizations: Representatives share their organizational perspective with the Alliance. Member organization representatives form the Alliance’s Coordinating Committee. The committee is responsible for facilitating the work of the Alliance which includes strategic planning, information sharing, evaluating initiatives, etc.
Community advisors: Advisors are individuals that represent the voice of the community. They usually have personal or professional experiences in healthy eating or physical activity. Community advisors typically form the Alliance’s ad-hoc Working Groups which help implement the strategic vision of the Alliance.
The Alliance’s Terms of Reference provides more detailed information about the organization’s governance structure.