Mission Possible: Creating A Worksite Wellness Program in California with Christopher Tompkins.  Christopher will be sharing worksite wellness tools and best practices from the Network for a Healthy California – Worksite Program including the California Fit Business Kit and Worksite Wellness Resource Directory.

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Learning Objectives

- Understand the importance of Worksite Wellness Programs
- Observe best practices of the California Fit Business Kit

Video Archive

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 Slides

About our Presenters

Christopher M. Tompkins, Marketing Specialist III
Network for a Healthy California – Worksite Program
Cancer Prevention and Nutrition Section
California Department of Public Health

Christopher Tompkins recently joined the Network for a Healthy California – Worksite Program as a Marketing Specialist III. Chris’s responsibilities include research, development, implementation, and evaluation of a statewide social marketing campaign aimed at improving the health of low-wage workers through increased consumption of fruits and vegetables and improved levels of physical activity. His educational background consists of a Master in Business Administration from Walden University, Master of Science in Kinesiology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, Sacramento. Chris joins the Network team with several years of experience in corporate wellness, and corporate health and safety. He also is an adjunct professor at American River Community College, Folsom Lake College, and California State University, Sacramento within their Kinesiology Departments.

Jacqueline M. Cheung, Program Manager
Network for a Healthy California – Worksite Program
Cancer Prevention and Nutrition Section
California Department of Public Health

Jacqueline Cheung grew up in Sacramento and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Ethnic Studies and a minor in Philosophy from the University of California, San Diego. She obtained her MBA in Marketing and Public Health Management from the University of California, Davis. Jacqueline is currently in the process of obtaining her DrPH in Health Leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jacqueline began her career in journalism and went on to pursue a career in Marketing. From there, Jacqueline worked as the Community Relations Director of a non-profit. Jacqueline is currently the Program Manager for the Network for a Healthy California-Worksite Program. From the state level she develops worksite wellness programs which promote fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity. By implementing worksite wellness programs state-wide, Jacqueline actively works to reduce incidences of obesity, type II diabetes, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. She has extensive experience in strategic business development, social and promotional marketing, program development, worksite wellness, and writing.