Clinician / Consultant

Professional Background

  • Master of Arts Education: Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance – University of North Alabama, Florence (1992)
  • Bachelor of Arts: Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance / History – Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas (1971)

Professional Experience

  • Appointed as National Clinician, President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (1977 -1995)
  • Weatherly Elementary School, Huntsville City Schools, Huntsville, AL: Elementary Physical Education Teacher / Director: Demonstration Fitness Center, Alabama Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness, Alabama State Department of Education, President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (1975-1978)
  • Originator: Specialized fitness program developed for school-age children – Senior Adults (1976); Introduced / Implemented, Huntsville City Schools; Nationally, President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
  • Northwest Alabama Community College, Phil Campbell: Adjunct Professor, Personal Fitness / Aerobics (1993-1995)
  • University of North Alabama, Florence, Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance: Guest Instructor / Consultant (1975-1994)
  • Northeast Independent School District, Robert E. Lee High School, San Antonio, Texas: Health, Physical Education, History Teacher, Varsity Gymnastics Coach; Continuing Education Instructor, Adult Fitness classes (1972-1975)
  • Texas Governor’s Commission on Physical Fitness: Aerobic Dancing Certification
  • Fort Bend Independent School District, John Foster Dulles High School, Stafford, Texas (Houston Metropolitan Area): Health, Physical Education Teacher; Cheerleader, Dance Team, Pep Squad Coach (1971-1972)
  • Developed Physical Education programs through volunteer efforts at Red Bay School, Red Bay, AL (K-12); Original Choreography / Physical Fitness Productions (1986-1997): Gained recognition during National Fitness Month, Rainbow Brite “I’m a Fit Kid” coloring book / theme, collaborative project of Hallmark Properties, American Academy of Family Physicians, President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports; Featured in AAFP, PCPFS national publications (May, 1986)

Professional Contributions / Awards:

  • Named one of 10 National Healthy American Fitness Leaders (1992), sponsored by Allstate Life Insurance, administered by U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce, and conducted in cooperation with President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
  • Review / Critique for USA TODAY: Jane Fonda videos for children (Jan., 1991)
  • NBC NEWS “A Closer Look” with Faith Daniels: Interview concerning status of Children’s Fitness in the ‘90’s (Jan., 1991)
  • Great American Workout, The White House, Washington, D.C.: National Fitness Leaders Association (May, 1992)
  • National Youth Fitness Conference, Washington, D.C.: Contributor (1994)
  • NIKE National Youth Fitness Conference, Washington, D.C.: Contributor (1988)
  • Alabama Education Television: Developed, Edited, Presented Programs: Elementary Physical Skills, Tumbling, Gymnastics (1976-1978)
  • Featured in Alabama State Physical Education Publication (1977)
  • Contributing Author: ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM GUIDE, Huntsville City Schools
  • Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education (1978)
  • Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas: Outstanding Alumnus Award (1978)
  • Franklin County Volunteer of Year Award (2008); Franklin County Unsung Hero Award (2014)
  • University of North Alabama Alumni Association Community Service Award (2014)
  • Camp Courage, Helen Keller Birth Place (Tuscumbia, AL): Board Member
  • First United Methodist Church, Red Bay, AL: Senior Adult Activity Director
  • Competed in Alabama Senior Olympics (2014): Awarded 9 Gold Medals (Swimming – 6; Field Events – 3)
  • Qualified / Competed in National Senior Games: Minneapolis, MN (July, 2015)


  • Husband: Raynard G. Fabianke, M.D.; 2 Daughters, 2 Sons-in-Law, 4 Grandchildren