Leadership Announcements

Taking initiative within an organization is often vital to its growth within the industry and the profession as a whole. Within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, leadership is not just at the board level, it reaches all levels — headquarters staff, member groups, spokespeople and following the next steps of past Academy leaders. Our leadership press releases bring these announcements to the media, membership, profession and communities, acknowledging the individuals as they lead in the field of food and nutrition.

Academy Leadership Press Releases

  • Academy Names 2022-2023 Board of Directors

    06/01/2022 - National leaders in nutrition, health and business will serve as the 2022-2023 Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Representing more than 112,000 credentialed practitioners, the Academy is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

  • Educator Ellen R. Shanley Becomes 2022-2023 President of Academy

    06/01/2022 - RDN Ellen R. Shanley, the dietetics director in the department of allied health sciences at the University of Connecticut’s College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, began her year-long term on June 1 as the 2022-2023 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Academy Names New National Media Spokespeople for 2022-2025

    06/01/2022 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, has appointed eight registered dietitian nutritionists to three-year terms as media spokespeople and reappointed five spokespeople to another term.

  • Academy Names New National Media Spokespeople for 2021-2024

    06/01/2021 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, has appointed three registered dietitian nutritionists to three-year terms as media spokespeople and reappointed four spokespeople to another term.

  • Academy Revitalizes Strategic Plan for Dynamic Health Care Environment

    04/22/2021 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Board of Directors has revitalized the organization’s ongoing Strategic Plan to prioritize programs and initiatives in four areas where the Academy will focus efforts to accelerate progress towards achieving its vision and mission.