National Election

Elections 2021

2022 National Election Results

The Nominating Committees of the Academy and Commission on Dietetic Registration have reported the outcome of the 2022 national election. The following individuals have been elected from among many excellent candidates. The committees thank you for your support of the nomination and election processes.

Click on the names below to read the candidate's bios.

Academy Board of Directors

President-elect: Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, LD/N, FAND (Fla.)

Treasurer-elect: Krista Yoder Latortue, MPH, RDN, LDN, FAND (Fla.)

Director-at-Large: Leslene Gordon, PhD, RDN, LDN (Fla.)

House of Delegates Speaker-elect: Ainsley Malone, MS, RDN, LD, FAND (Ohio)

House of Delegates Director: Sherri Jones, MS, MBA, RDN, LDN, FAND (Pa.)

House of Delegates

At-Large-Delegate: Retired

At-Large-Delegate: 30 Years of Age and Under

Academy Nominating Committee

National Leader

National Leader with Board of Directors Experience in the Past 10 Years

National Leader in Practice for 15 Years or Less

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Practitioner Representative, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Nominating Committee Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR)


Project Vote: Affiliate and DPG/MIG Voting Statistics

DPGs, MIGs and Affiliates are challenged to increase member participation in the Academy's national election.

Find out more about Project Vote, including the rewards, categories and current voting statistics below.

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Affiliate Voting

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Nominations and Election Processes

The process of selecting candidates is detailed and deliberate, from reaching out to solicit nominees, fine tuning nomination forms, crafting interview questions and making final selections from a pool of very qualified individuals. At every step the Nominating Committee emphasizes the critical importance of inclusion, diversity, equity and access in choosing leaders for the Academy. We are humbled by the trust placed on the committee by those who have elected us. The Nominating Committee has a moral accountability to ensure access to leadership by identifying equitable pathways for individuals to serve. We are passionately committed to serving you through our various roles and responsibilities.

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