Academy President Meets with Nutrition Policymakers in D.C.

08/10/2017 - President Donna S. Martin, EdS, RDN, LD, SNS, FAND, represented the Academy in meetings August 2 in Washington, D.C., with policymakers responsible for initiatives important to members. She met with Maggie Lyons, chief of staff and senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services; and the chronic disease team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Martin highlighted the great work of Academy members in school nutrition and anti-hunger programs. She also met with staffers of House Budget Committee member Rob Woodall (Ga.) to encourage continued investment in evidence-based nutrition programs.