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President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Shellie Y. Pfohl, MS

Executive Director

Shellie Y. Pfohl

Shellie Pfohl was appointed by President Barack Obama in February 2010 to serve as Executive Director of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. She manages the activities and operations of the Council and leads the Council's efforts related to First Lady Michelle Obama's national Let's Move! initiative to solve childhood obesity within a generation. Shellie earned her BA in Community Health Education from the University of Northern Iowa and a MS in Exercise Physiology/Fitness Leadership from Northern Illinois University. She also has a certification in Non-Profit Management from Duke University and is a graduate of Leadership North Carolina Class XIII.

Full Bio
  • Leads PCFSN efforts to support First Lady Michelle Obama’s national Let’s Move! initiative.
  • Recipient of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Community Leadership Award.
  • Co-founder of Be Active North Carolina.