ACEND® is seeking student members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics with strong leadership skills to apply to be nominated for the Dietetics Student Representative position on the ACEND® board. This volunteer position is an excellent way to gain leadership experience and skills in accreditation, education, communication, collaboration and more. The dietetics student member is elected by the ACEND® board and serves a two-year term, the first year as student rep-elect and the second year as the the dietetics student voting member.
Second Career students taking DPD courses to obtain a verification statement from a DPD program during the first year of the two year Student Representative term, qualify to apply to this position.
The ACEND® Student Representative will:
How to Apply:
The deadline to submit an application has passed for the 2020-2021 board. Please check back after March 1, 2020 for the 2021-2022 application.
Applications must be submitted electronically in one PDF document that includes the completed application form, statement of interest, resume, and reference from one faculty member or program director to ACENDNominations@eatright.org.
The ACEND® Nominating Committee reviews all Student Representative applications, interviews qualified applicants and may contact their references. The applicants are notified of the Board’s decision one month after the January ACEND® Board meeting.
Questions: Contact ACENDNominations@eatright.org