Sharon A. Cox, MA, RDN, LDN, FAND

House of Delegates Director

Charlotte, North Carolina

Sharon A. Cox

Cox is the owner and co-founder of Cox Duncan Network, a foodservice consulting firm specializing in food safety, food management, health and nutrition, and a senior consultant with Tecker International LLC, a multidisciplinary global consulting practice assisting associations and nonprofits solve complex organizational and governance challenges. In her career in clinical nutrition, Cox has worked as assistant vice president at Carolinas Healthcare; administrative director for food and nutrition at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center; and director of food and nutrition services at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Cox is a past president and board member of the National Society of Healthcare Foodservice Management. She received the 2007 North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers' honorary doctorate of foodservice. Within the Academy, Cox has served in the House of Delegates as a professional issues delegate. She was a member of the Quality Committee and Honors Committee and was a member and chair of the Nominating Committee. Cox is active in the Academy's Dietitians in Business and Communications; Management in Food and Nutrition Systems; and Food and Culinary Professionals dietetic practice groups.

Cox is a graduate of the City University of New York-Herbert H. Lehman College and received a master's degree from New York University.