Healthy LifeStars Welcomes Kimberly Gibson as Regional Director

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Healthy LifeStars®, a nonprofit organization whose vision is to launch a generation of healthy kids through programs that teach and instill lifelong healthy habits, today announced the appointment of Kimberly Gibson as RegionalDirector. Ms. Gibson, who will report to Healthy LifeStars’ Executive Director,Aaron Nicholson, joins the nonprofit from her current role as Director ofOperations & Events for Caring for Cambodia, a nonprofit whose U.S.operations are headquartered in Austin, TX.


In her new role, Ms. Gibson will lead the coordination and implementation of the Healthy LifeStars programs in Arizona, Colorado and as needed in other national sites, working with Program Managers from other states. This includes recruiting new program sites and partners, ensuring program implementation integrity and providing ongoing support to program sites.  Ms. Gibson will also be responsible for assisting in fundraising including national leadership of fundraising events.


“Kimberly brings enthusiasm and a broad range of nonprofit experience to her new role at Healthy LifeStars,” said Ruann Ernst, one ofHealthy LifeStars’ founders and current Board Chair.  “She has exemplified a life-long passion for nonprofits and, specifically, our mission and the kids we are trying to reach.We are truly excited for Kimberly to help us achieve Healthy LifeStars’ next stage of growth.”  


Ms. Gibson holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Iowa and aGraduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership & Management from ArizonaState University. She assumes her new position on March 25,2024.  

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