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.
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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.)
At-Large-Delegate: 30 Years of Age and Under
National Leader with Board of Directors Experience in the Past 10 Years
National Leader in Practice for 15 Years or Less
Practitioner Representative, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
Nominating Committee Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR)
DPGs, MIGs and Affiliates are challenged to increase member participation in the Academy's national election.
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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.