State Affiliates

Listed below are the Academy's 53 affiliate (state) associations, annual meeting dates, district dietetic associations and job lines. For additional information from these groups, such as government affairs, licensure information, meeting programs and member services, contact the respective affiliate offices or visit their websites.

Alabama Dietetic Association
Alaska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Colorado Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Delaware Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
DC Metro Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Hawaii Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Overseas Dietetic Association)
Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Louisiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Mississippi Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Montana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
New Hampshire Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
New Jersey Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
New York Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
North Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
North Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Puerto Rico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Rhode Island Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
South Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
South Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
West Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Wyoming Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


Alabama Dietetic Association — Jennifer DeHart, MS, RD, LD, President
Districts (9): Auburn, Birmingham, Eastern Shore, Mobile, Montgomery, North Alabama, Southeast, Tuscaloosa, Tuskegee
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
email | Website

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Alaska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — LaDonna Dean, MDA, RD, LD, SNS, President
Affiliate Meeting: May 2023
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
For further information about the affiliate contact:
email | Website

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Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Kathleen Dixon, RD, FAND, President
Districts (4): Central, Northern, Southern, Southwest
Affiliate Meeting:: June 3-4
Location: Phoenix, Ariz.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
email | Website

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Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Claudia Carberry, MS, RD, LD, CCTD, President
Affiliate Meeting:: April 27-28, 2023
Location:: Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Ark.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
email | Website

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California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Fatinah Darwish, MPH, RD, President
Districts (8): Bay Area, San Diego, Central Valley, Silicon Valley, Orange, Diablo Valley, Inland, Northern Area District
Regions (2): Coastal Tri-Counties, Los Angeles Annual Meeting:: April 27-29, 2021
Location: Westin Long Beach/Long Beach Convention Center Long Beach, Calif.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Colorado Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Fatinah Darwish, MPH, RD, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
email | Website

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Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Shraddha Chaubey, MS, RDN, LDN, CDN, President
Affiliate Meeting: April 3, 2023
Location: Aria Weddings and Banquets, Prospect, Conn.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
email | Website

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Delaware Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Brittany Knick, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, President
Affiliate Meeting: April 21, 2023
Location: Wild Quail Golf & Country Club, Camden Wyoming, Del.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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DC Metro Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Jared Meacham, PhD, RD, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Peggy O'Neill, MBA, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, President
Districts (7): Panhandle, First Coast, Gainesville, Volusia, Central Florida, Suncoast, South Florida
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Ashley Matthews, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, PMP, President
Districts (7): Northeast, Northwest, Greater Atlanta, Southwest, Columbus, Coastal Empire, Augusta
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Hawaii Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Stacy Haumea, DBH, MPH, RDN, LD, CDCES, President
Affiliate Meeting: May 25-27, 2023
Location: Honolulu, HI
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Kyli Gough, RD, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Uyen Hong Thi Lam, RD, CDCES, LRD, President
Districts (7): Capital, Chicago, Eastern Illinois, Central Illinois, Northern Illinois, South Suburban, West Suburban
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Hanna Kelley, RD, LD, President
Districts (7): Central, Northern, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest, Western
Affiliate Meeting: April 2023
Location: Indianapolis, Ind.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Varsha Tarvady, PhD, RD, CCN, CNIS, President
IAAND has members in 81 countries
For further information about the affiliate contact:
email | Website

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Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Brian Smith, RDN, LD, President
Regions/Districts (7): Northwest, Northeast, Central, Southwest, Southeast, Midwest Nutrition Team, District: Mississippi Valley
Affiliate Meeting: November 2-2, 2022
Location: Grand Harbor, Dubuque, Iowa
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Patricia Dollarhide, President
Districts (2): Western Kansas, Wichita
Affiliate Meeting: April 22
Location: Topeka Capital Plaza, Topeka, Kan.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Tracey Michelle True, RDN, President
Districts (3): Bluegrass, Western, Louisville
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Louisiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Martha Stevens, MS, RD, LDN, President
Districts (5): Baton Rouge, Central Louisiana (CENLA), Shreveport, Acadiana, New Orleans
Affiliate Meeting: March 9-10, 2023
Location: The Cook Hotel and Conference Center at LSU, Baton Rouge, La.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Susan Sullivan, DSC, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
email | Website

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Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Ashley Lewis, RDN, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Frances Parpos, RDN, LDN, CDE, President
Districts (4): WAMDA, SEMDA, NEMDA, CEMDA
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Heather Dover, MS, RD, President
Districts (3): DWM, NMDA, SEMDA
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Toni Swanson, RDN, CSG, LD, President
Regions (5): Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, South Central, Twin Cities
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
email | Website

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Mississippi Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Lydia West, MPH, LD, SNS, President
Districts (4): Northeast, Central, Delta, Gulf Coast
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Joel Ramdial, MA, RD, President
Regions (4), District (1): St. Louis District, Southwest Region, Southeast Region, Northeast Region, Northwest Region
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Montana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Kristin Bykonen, MBA, BS, RDN, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: Bozeman, Mont.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Carrie Nielsen, MS, RD, LMNT, President
Regions (3): East Region, Central Region, West Region
Affiliate Meeting: April 21-22, 2023
Location: Lincoln/Omaha, Neb.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Dr. Kara Freeman, DRPH, RD, FAND, President
Regions (2): South, North
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: Reno, Nev.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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New Hampshire Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Ann Petersson, BA, RD, LN, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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New Jersey Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Jane Pilanski, MS, RD, President
Regions (3): Central New Jersey, North New Jersey, South New Jersey
Affiliate Meeting: Tentatively April 20, 2023
Location: The Event Center at IPA, Freehold, NJ
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Deborah Luffey, MS, RDN, FAND, President
Affiliate Meeting: April 2023
Location: Albuquerque/Santa Fe, N.M.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Michelle Barber, RD, CDN, President
Districts (10): CNYDA, GDA, GNYDA, HVDA, LIAND, MHAND, MRDA, STAND, WRDA, WNYDA
Affiliate Meeting: April 21-22, 2023
Location: Marriott Syracuse Downtown, Syracuse, NY
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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North Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Shaynee Roper, DCN, Med, RD, LD, FAND, President
Regions (6): Western, Triad, Charlotte, Triangle, North Coastal, South Coastal
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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North Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Erin Berentson, MPH, RD, LRD, President
Districts (3): Fargo Moorhead, Minot, Bismark
Affiliate Meeting: March 7-8, 2023
Location: Virtual
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Judith Kaplan, MS, RD, LD, President
Districts (9): Greater Akron, Greater Cincinnati, Greater Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Mahoning, Mohican, Northwest Ohio, Stark
Dietetic Practice Groups: Dietetic Educators of Practitioners, Consultant Dietitians in Health Care
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Jennafer Logan, MS, LD, President
Districts (3): Eastern, North Central, Oklahoma City
Affiliate Meeting: April 6-7, 2022
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Oklahoma City Northwest, Oklahoma City
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Amy Frasieur, MS, RDN, LD, President
District: Portland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: Virtual
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Micheline Orlowsky, MS, RDN, President
Districts (6): Central Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley, Northwest Pennsylvania, Northeast Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Affiliate Meeting: April 2023
Location: Allentown, Pa.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Puerto Rico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Suzanne Jiménez-Sánchez, MS, RD, LND, President
Affiliate Meeting: Tentatively March 17, 2023
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Rhode Island Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Megan Fallon, MS, RD, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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South Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Stephanie Nielsen, MS, RDN, LD, LDN, President
Districts (4): Charleston-Trident, Columbia-Midlands, Piedmont, Catawba/Pee Dee
Affiliate Meeting:March 31, 2023
Location: Columbia, S.C.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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South Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Mollie Greenway, MS, RD, LN, President
Affiliate Meeting: September 15-16, 2022
Location: Rapid City, S.D.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics— Lauren Cromer, MS, RD, LDN, CLC, President
Districts (7): Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville, Tri-Cities, Upper Cumberland, West Tennessee
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: Virtual
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Sarah Ryan, MS, RDN, LD, President
Regions (5): West, North, Northeast, South, Southeast
Affiliate Meeting: April 13-14, 2023
Location: Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Austin, Texas
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Gina Ward, MS, RD, CDCES, CD, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Bret Hermansky, MS, RDN, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Alexandra Freiman, RD, CSG, FAND, President
Districts (5): Blue Ridge, Greater Richmond, Northern Virginia, Southwest Virginia, Tidewater
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Nicole Stendell-Hollis, PhD, MS, RDD, President
Districts (3): Greater Seattle, Greater Spokane, Olympia Area
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: Virtual
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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West Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Linda St Clair, MS, RDN, LD, CDE , President
Affiliate Meeting: April 21-22, 2023
Location: Charleston Convention Center, Charleston, W.V.
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Patricia Kempen, MSCN, RD, CD , President
Regions (5): Southern, Southeastern, Western, Northern, and Northeastern
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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Wyoming Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — Linda Cardinal, MS, RD, LD, CDCES, President
Affiliate Meeting: TBD
Location: TBD
For further information about the affiliate contact:
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