Council on Wellness
The National Wellness Institute (NWI) Council on Wellness Certification Excellence (CWCE) determines and maintains standards for NWI certifications. This council serves as the decision-making body to evaluate Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) applications, review current knowledge and skills requirements for health promotion and wellness professionals, and set continuing education requirements.
Susie Bell, MSW, LCSW, Certified Health and Wellness Coach
Healthy Results® Coaching Team Manager
Indiana University Health
Susie holds a Master of Social Work degree from Indiana University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a BA in Psychology and Education. She has been working as a health coach for more than 10 years and earned her Health and Wellness Coach certification through Wellcoaches. Susie currently works for IU Health where she is the coaching team lead, providing health and wellness coaching through the employee wellness program and to members of IU Health’s commercial health plan. She also works part-time for Canary Health as a health coach for the Virtual Lifestyle Management program. Susie has developed coaching tools, curriculum for group coaching, and publishes a monthly coaching newsletter for IU Health.
Case Western Reserve University
Elizabeth Click is the Medical Director for Case Western Reserve University and an Assistant Professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing. She created and directs the university’s faculty and staff wellness program and provides strategic support for the development and implementation of benefit designs, health care cost management initiatives, and clinical programs to positively impact population health. Dr. Click is a motivated educator, administrator, leader, practitioner and author with over 25 years of experience in developing and sustaining worksite wellness programs. Her efforts within corporate, academic and community organizations have positively impacted the health of varied workforce populations with a focus on prevention, wellness and behavior change. Dr. Click received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the College of Wooster and her Doctor of Nursing degree from CWRU. Prior to joining the CWRU faculty, Dr. Click managed the wellness training program at The Progressive Corporation in Cleveland, Ohio and was a faculty member within the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee, Memphis.
Operations, Employee Health & Wellness Promotion
Ashley helps manage the wellness department and initiatives for Workplace Options. She is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Certified Health Education Specialist and earned her Master’s in Health Promotion and Wellness from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Ashley very much enjoys sharing her passion for wellness with other professionals, and believes that the communication of health and well-being is the catalyst for change.
Baptist Homes Society
Fabiana Cheistwer, M.S. CWP, has spent the last thirty years developing and facilitating health and wellness programs for all ages and populations. Her compassionate and personable style as well as steadfast experience in working with diverse groups has earned her national awards. She is a local and national spokesperson for wellness. Fabi is in her eighth year as the Wellness Director at Baptist Homes Society, a premier group of Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Fabi has a Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and certifications from the National Wellness Institute, the American College of Sports Medicine and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. She is an active member of the International Council on Active Aging and the NWI, serving as a conference presentation reviewer and the CWCE Council. Fabi is a Certified Facilitator of the Active Living Every Day Program created by the Ken Cooper Institute and Active Living Partners as well as a HealthStages Certified Facilitator, specializing in wellness for senior adults. Recently, Fabi became a Staying Well Workshop trainer/speaker with New Achievement Strategies, an executive training company.
Workplace Wellness Professional, Speaker, Addiction Awareness Specialist
Isabelle Wettergren is a proud mother of two emerging adults and resides in Northern California. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and a Masters in Health & Wellness Psychology. She is a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach. With 20 years of experience teaching and leading wellness initiatives in public schools, Isabelle is a highly skilled speaker and educator. She contributes to the International Recovery Coach Association’s mission to break the stigma about addiction in the workplace. She features on podcasts and works with a wide variety of organizations toward the creation of a psychologically safe work environment. Isabelle is an active member of the National Wellness Institute and holds several workplace wellness certifications.