2017 National Election

The Nominating Committee is pleased to report the outcome of the 2017 national election. The following individuals have been elected from among many excellent candidates. The committee thanks all who participated in the nomination and election processes.

Board of Directors

  • President-elect: Mary Russell, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND (IL)
  • Treasurer-elect: Manju Karkare, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND (NC)
  • Director-at-Large: Kevin Sauer, PhD, RDN, LD (KS)
  • House of Delegates Speaker-elect: Marcy Kyle, RDN, LD, CDE, FAND (ME)
  • House of Delegates Director: Milton Stokes, PhD, MPH, RD, FAND (MO)

House of Delegates At-Large Delegate

  • Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR): Drisana Clifton, NDTR (MN)

Nominating Committee

  • Leader with Board of Directors Experience in the Past 10 Years:
    • Christine Palumbo, MBA, RDN, FAND (IL)
  • National Leader:
    • Kristine Clark, PhD, RDN (PA)
    • Sandra Parker, RDN, CDE (MI)

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

  • ACEND Practitioner Representative, RDN: Debra Geary Hook, MPH, RDN, CNSC, FAND (CA)

Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN):
    • Nancy DiMarco, PhD, RDN, CSSD, LD (TX)
    • Kellene Isom, MS, RD, LDN (MA)
    • Kathryn Lawson, MS, RDN, CD (VT)
  • Advanced Practice in Clinical Nutrition Representative (RDN-AP):
    • Beth Taylor, DCN, RDN-AP, CNSC (IL)

For more information, visit National Election.