Strategic Issues and Updates

Below are strategic issue backgrounders, fact sheets, meeting outcomes, other supporting documents and updates to past strategic issue dating back to 2007.

Past-Strategic Issue Updates
View recent updates to past mega issues using the links below

Meeting Year Strategic Issue
May 2019

HOD Evolution Designers Report
House of Delegates Evolution Designers Report
FAQ Sheet Evolution Designers Report
Pre-Meeting Delegate Survey Compilation
Motion #1 HOD Evolution Designers Report: HOD Business Process
Motion #2 HOD Evolution Designers Report: Term Limits
Motion #3 HOD Evolution Designers Report: Diversity of HOD Membership

Spring 2019

Food Systems and Sustainability: Shaping Dietary Guidance
Backgrounder: Food Systems and Sustainability: Shaping Dietary Guidance
Fact Sheet: Food Systems and Sustainability: Shaping Dietary Guidance
Motion #4 Food Systems and Sustainability: Shaping Dietary Guidance

Fall 2018
Meeting Recap

Leading Together for Good Governance
Backgrounder
Pre-Meeting Comments: Responses to Question 1
Pre-Meeting Comments: Responses to Question 2
Pre-Meeting Comments from Backgrounder Additional Feedback

Spring 2018
Meeting Recap
HOD Culture Assessment
HOD Meeting Culture Background Information (New – April 2018)
Fall 2017
Meeting Recap

Championing Nutrition and Dietetics Practitioners in Roles of Leadership in Public Health
Backgrounder (August 2017)
Fact Sheet (August 2017)
HOD Electronic Motion #1 (January 2018)
Delegate Interviews with Public Health Leaders (October 2017)
Update Grassroots Projects and Ideas (New – April 2018)
Update Advancing Leadership in Public Health Webinar Recording (New – April 2018)
Update Advancing Roles of Leadership in Public Health Resource List (New – May 2018)

Code of Ethics: Education and Communication Strategies
HOD Case Scenarios for the Ethics Committee
Update Final Approved Code of Ethics – Effective June 1, 2018
Spring 2017
Meeting Recap
Future Practice
Backgrounder (April 2017)
Fact Sheet (April 2017)
All Member Call to Action for Future Practice (April 2017)
Update Future Practice Resources (January 2018)

Wellness and Prevention (Continued)
"Best of " Stories in Wellness and Prevention (February 2017)
Fall 2016
Meeting Recap
Capitalizing on our Strengths to Create a Future Where Credentialed Food and Nutrition Practitioners Play an Integral Role in Wellness and Prevention
Backgrounder (October 2016)
Fact Sheet (September 2016)
Spring 2016 Change Drivers and Trends Driving the Profession: A Prelude to the Visioning
Report (March 2016)

Report Issue Briefing — Technological Innovations that Impact Food and Nutrition
Backgrounder (April 2016)
Update Action Plan (June 2017)
Update Certificate of Training Program: Informatics in Nutrition (December 2017)
Fall 2015
Meeting Recap
Engaging Members in the Need to Address Malnutrition across all Nutrition and Dietetic Practice Settings
Backgrounder (October 2015)
Final Motion (October 2015)

Current Membership Issue Discussion: Sponsorship Advisory Task Force's Interim Report
Report (September 2015)
Spring 2015 Academy's Sponsorship Program
Backgrounder (March 2015)
Fall 2014 Business and Management Skills
Backgrounder (October 2014)

Current Practice Issue Discussion: Preceptor and Internship Shortage
Backgrounder (October 2014)
Internship Shortage Article (From Winter 2010 ADA Times)
Spring 2014 Engaging Members in Research
Backgrounder (March 2014)
Update Action Plan (January 2015)
Fall 2013 Nutrition Services Delivery and Payment: The Business of Every Academy Member
Backgrounder (March 2014)
Update Action Plan (June 2014)
Update Annual Evaluation Report (September 2015)
Update Annual Evaluation Report (September 2016)
Spring 2013 Food and Nutrition Insecurity (dialogue conducted over 2 days)
Backgrounder (April 2013)
Update Action Plan (May 2014)
Update Updates from Affiliates (May 2014)
Update Plan Update (January 2016)
Fall 2012 Moving Forward — A Vision for Education, Credentialing and Practice (dialogue conducted over 1 day)

Public Health Nutrition: It’s Every Members’ Business
Backgrounder (October 2012)
Update Action Plan (September 2013)
Update Certificate of Training in Public Health Nutrition (September 2017)
Spring 2012 Continuum of Professional Preparation and Growth — Part 1
Backgrounder (March 2012)

Continuum of Professional Preparation and Growth — Part 2
Fall 2011 Licensure
Backgrounder (September 2011)

Interdisciplinary Teams
Backgrounder (September 2011)

Future Connections Summit Final Report
Backgrounder (August 2011)
Spring 2011 Positioning the Profession of Dietetics

Collecting Mega Issues
Backgrounder (February 2011)
Fall 2010 Health Reform — Next Steps
Backgrounder (August 2010)

Multidisciplinary Membership Category
Fact Sheet (August 2010)
Spring 2010 Management and Leadership
Backgrounder (February 2010)

Health and Nutrition Literacy
Summary (May 2010)
Fall 2009 Evidence-Based Practice
Fact Sheet (August 2009)

Health Care Reform
Backgrounder (August 2009)
Spring 2009 Prevention of Childhood Obesity
Backgrounder (February 2009)

Incorporating DPGs into the House of Delegates
Proposal (January 2009)
Fall 2008 Formulated Nutrigenomics

Conceptualized Nutrition Informatics

Spring 2008 The Changing US Family to the Practice of Dietetics

Summarized Final Report of the Phase 2 Future Practice & Education Task Force (similar to session conducted in Spring 2006 with the Dietetics Education Task Force recommendations)
Fall 2007 Analyzed Member Dues Increase
Backgrounder (July 2007)

Evaluated Dietetics Education (dependent on the work of Phase 2 Future Practice and Education Task Force)

Examined Health Disparities (Submitted by the Issues Management Committee)
Spring 2007 Established Future Vision of Dietetics Practice

Motivated Public Policy and Advocacy

Backgrounder (December 2006)

Introduced Branding/Image of Dietetics
Backgrounder (December 2006)

Evaluated Dietetics Education (dependent on the work of Phase 2 Future Practice and Education Task Force)

Examined Health Disparities (Submitted by the Issues Management Committee)