National Election

Elections 2023

Nominations Open

The Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for visionary and dedicated individuals for the following 2023 national ballot positions. Nominations for the positions of president-elect, speaker-elect and treasurer-elect close September 2, 2022. Nominations for all other positions are due by October 24, 2022.

Nominations can be submitted online or by emailing nominations@eatright.org.

Online Nomination Form Printable Nomination Form

2023 National Ballot Positions

All positions are three-year terms, unless noted below.

View the qualifications and skills sets for the following positions.

Board of Directors

  • President-elect (one position)
  • Treasurer-elect (one position)
  • Director-at-Large (one position)
  • House of Delegates Speaker-elect (one position)
  • House of Delegates Director (one position)

House of Delegates

  • At-Large Delegate: Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR) (one position)

Nominating Committee

  • National Leader (two positions)
  • Leader with Board of Directors Experience in the Past 10 Years (one position)

Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) (three positions)
  • CDR Advanced Practitioner in Clinical Nutrition Representative (RDN-AP) (one position) 

Project Vote: Affiliate and DPG/MIG Voting Statistics

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. See how the different groups performed.

Affiliate Voting

DPG/MIG Voting


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.

  • 2022-2023 Nominating Committee