Cecilia Fileti, MS, RDN, FADA, FAND

Director at Large

Redondo Beach, Calif.

Cecilia Fileti

Fileti is the president of C.P. Fileti Associates Inc., a health communications and regulatory response firm serving the food, nutrition and health care sectors. Previously, Fileti directed the national Latino Integrative Nutrition Initiative and is the former nutrition division director for leading hospital systems in the East and Midwest. Fileti is a member of the Academy’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and co-chair of the D&I Advisory Group and the Honors committee. Fileti has served in numerous Academy national leadership roles, including the Board of Directors. She was the Academy’s first bilingual media Spokesperson and a member of the House Leadership Team.

A leader in the creation of the Academy’s member interest groups, she was chair and a founding member of the Latinos and Hispanics in Nutrition and dietetics MIG; a member of the Finance Advisory, Member Value, Legislative and Public Policy and Honors committees; and chair of the Practice Paper, Health Care Reform and Member Classifications task forces.

Fileti has held leadership positions in several dietetic practice groups including Dietitians in Business and Communications, Dietitians in Clinical Management and Food and Culinary Professionals. She was a co-founder of the Dietitians in Nutrition Support DPG and the Dietitians Affairs Committee of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. A past president of the Academy’s Michigan state affiliate, Fileti serves on advisory boards of the IHA WJF Institute for Lifestyle Medicine and Eastern Michigan University’s College of Health and Human Services. She is a member of the boards of United Way of Washtenaw County, MI; the Halftime Institute leadership enterprise; and Les Dames D’Escoffier of Los Angeles/Orange County, with a previous national appointment to the organization’s Global Culinary Initiative.

Fileti received the Academy’s 2000 Medallion Award for her service to the nutrition and dietetics profession. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton and a master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University. She resides and maintains offices in California, Florida and Michigan.