Dietitians in Business and Communications DPG

Dietitians in Business and Communications DPG

DPG #32

Dietitians in Business and Communications DPG members are food and nutrition professionals who work for or consult with corporations, businesses or organizations in the food, nutrition communications, public relations, healthcare and other industries. Regardless of the primary work arena, our members focus on effective communication and business skills.

Mission: Empowering DBC members to be food and nutrition business and communication leaders.

Vision: Optimizing health through food and nutrition.


  • Chair: Rebecca Holmes, MS, RD
  • Chair-elect: Missy Schaaphok, RD
  • Secretary: Sylvia Klinger, DBA, MS, LDN
  • Treasurer: Jacqueline Schulz, MS, LDN
  • Nominating Committee Chair: Theresa Hedrick, MS, RD, LD
  • Past Chair: Terri J. Raymond, MA, RDN, CD, FAND

Member Benefits

  • Quarterly Online DBC Business Essentials Newsletter
  • Monthly Take 5 with DBC e-update
  • Member-only Electronic Mailing List
  • A mentoring program
  • Online member directory and member marketplace
  • Educational webinars and self-study CPEU
  • National and regional networking and educational opportunities
  • Academy FNCE® networking reception
  • LinkedIn online community

Newsletter Name and Unique Features

DBC's newsletter, DBC Business Essentials, is an online newsletter designed to keep your fingers on the pulse of the latest in food industry facts, trends in the marketplace, and relevant articles that build business, communication, and leadership skills. It also highlights inspirational members through the Member Spotlight and promotes upcoming DBC events and activities that offer valuable networking, mentorship and continuing education opportunities.

Contact Us

DBC Office
PO Box 46998
Seattle, WA 98146

For more information, e-mail or phone: 206/935-5104.