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Voting in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics national election is open from February 1 through February 15. National election results will be announced February 18 and elected officials will take office beginning June 1, 2020.

Slate of Candidates

The slate of candidates for the 2020 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Commission on Dietetic Registration national ballot follows.

Click here to view the candidate biographical information.

Academy Board of Directors

President-elect
Marcy Kyle, RDN, LD, FAND (Maine)
Kevin Sauer, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND (Kan.)

Treasurer-elect
Stella Cash, MEd, MS, FAND (Mich.)
Livleen Gill, MBA, RDN, LDN (Md.)

Director-at-Large
Linda Gigliotti, MS, RDN, CSOWM, FAND (Calif.)
Susan Roberts, DCN, RDN, LD, FAND (Texas)

House of Delegates Speaker-elect
Karen Beathard, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND (Texas)
Tammy Randall, MS, RDN, LD, FAND (Ohio)

House of Delegates Director
Joanne Graham, PhD, RD (Calif.)
Meg Maher Rowe, MS, RD, LDN, FADA, FAND (Pa.)

House of Delegates

At-Large Delegate: Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR)
Courtney Morabito, MBA, DTR (Ohio)
Anna Tourkakis, MPA/H, DTR (Mass.)

Academy Nominating Committee

National Leader
Cindy Hamilton, MS, RD, LD, FAND (Ohio)
Wahida Karmally, DrPH, RDN (N.Y.)
Susan Konek, MA, RDN, CSP, LD, FAND (Ohio)
Demetrius Willis, MS, MBA, RDN, LDN (Ill.)

National Leader with Board of Directors Experience in the Past 10 Years
Dianne Polly, JD, RD, LDN, FAND (Tenn.)
Christopher Wharton, PhD, FAND (Ariz.)

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
Mary Herrstrom, MBA, RDN, LDN (Pa.)
Mary Beth Ohlms, MEd, RDN, LD (Mo.)
Christina Rollins, MBA, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND (Ill.)
Terese Scollard, MBA, RDN, LD, FAND (Ore.)

Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition
Katie Dodd, MS, RDN, CSG, LD, FAND (Ore.)
Lynn Spalding, MEd, RDN, CSG, FAND (Mich.)

Advanced Practice Clinical Nutrition Representative
Sara O'Brien, MS, RD-AP, LDN (Mass.)
Michele Rager, MS, RDN-AP, LDN, FAND (Pa.)

The slate lists self-reported educational degrees, CDR issued credentials, state nutrition and dietetics licensure titles and Academy fellow designations. Please view the candidate's biographical information form and/or personal website for other credentials.

Candidate disclosures can be viewed here.

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