Debbie Esler was appointed as Green Prescription Advisor for Sport Canterbury in 2007.
Debbie is based in Timaru, and responsible for coordinating and managing the Green Prescription programme throughout South Canterbury.
Her key responsibilities are: supporting individuals to engage in lifelong physical activity for wellness; delivering eight-week 'Be Active' programmes; and providing physical activity leadership and relevant resources for Canterbury communities.
Debbie holds a Physical Education degree from the University of Otago. She also gained several years of experience in the fitness industry before joining the Green Prescription team in South Canterbury.
Balancing work and motherhood, sport and activity plays a big part in Debbie's life. She enjoys keeping up her own activity as well as taking an active role in gymnastics in South Canterbury.
E-mail Debbie Esler, Sport Canterbury Green Prescription Advisor - South Canterbury Regional Office