Results of the 2019 National Election

The Nominating Committee is pleased to report the outcome of the 2019 national election. The following individuals have been elected from among many excellent candidates. The committee thanks you for your support of the nomination and election processes.

Board of Directors

  • President-elect: Linda T. Farr, RDN, CSOWM, LD, FAND (TX)
  • Treasurer-elect: Kathleen Niedert, MBA, RD, CSG, FADA (IA)
  • Director-at-Large: Cecilia Fileti, MS, RDN, FADA, FAND (MI)
  • House of Delegates Speaker-elect: Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, LDN (FL)
  • House of Delegates Director: Ainsley Malone, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND (OH)

House of Delegates

  • Delegate-at-Large: Retired: Helen Lane, PhD, RDN (TX)
  • Delegate-at-Large: 30 Years of Age and Under: Camille Range, MPH, RDN (DC)

Nominating Committee

  • Leader with Board of Directors Experience in the Past 10 Years:
    • Jessie Pavlinac, MS, RDN, CSR, LD (OR)
  • National Leader in Practice for 15 Years or Less:
    • Julie Plasencia, PhD, RDN, LD (KY)
  • National Leader:
    • Dayle Hayes, MS, RDN (MT)

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Practitioner:
    • Patricia Brathwaite, EdD, MPH, RDN, LDN, FAND (AR)

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

  • CDR Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN):
    • Le Greta Hudson, MS, RDN, LD, CDE (MO)
    • Young Hee Kim, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, FAND (MA)
    • Valaree Williams, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, FAND (CO)
  • CDR Nominating Committee Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Representative:
    • Jeffrey Ketcham, MBA, RDN (IN)

DPGs, MIGs and Affiliates are challenged to increase member participation in the Academy's national election. Voting statistics for the DPGs, MIGs and affiliates are listed below. How is your group performing?