The National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition (NOBIDAN) is a professional organization of African-American dietetic and nutrition practitioners whose mission is to provide a forum for professional development and support of dietetics, optimal nutrition, and well-being for the general public, particularly those of African descent.
- Chair: Roniece Weaver, MS, RD, LD
- Chair-Elect: Rojean Weaver, MS, RD, LD
- Secretary: Koran Watson, MS, RDN, LDN
- Treasurer: Lucy Balogun, MPA, RD, LD
- Past Chair: Helen Jackson, PhD, RD, LD/N
- Nominating Chair: Shawnda Warren Coates, MS, RD, LDN
- Educational programs and webinars, giving you the opportunity to learn the newest trends and issues in the nutrition and dietetics industry.
- Opportunity to network with dietitians across the country representing various areas of dietetics - learn first-hand what others are doing that may work in similar positions as you.
- The possibility to become a volunteer leader that can make a difference in the industry's future.
- Network with nutrition professionals and students aspiring to be nutrition professionals.
- Leadership Opportunities
- Student Scholarships
- Website information exchanges
- Networking connections through social media (i.e. LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter)
- Ability to contribute to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Solona McDonald Memorial Scholarship fund.
- Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ NOBIDAN Pre-Conference Breakfast Workshop/Seminar.
- FNCE® Business Meeting and Networking Reception.
- Student Mixer@FNCE®.
- FNCE® Spotlight Sessions.
- Educational Webinars with CPEs.
Becoming a Member
Please visit the NOBIDAN website and access the Membership Page (top). You must be a member of the Academy to qualify for membership in NOBIDAN. Dues are $30 per year for regular membership; $10 per year for student membership.
If you would like to become a NOBIDAN volunteer or have additional questions, please contact Koran Watson- NOBIDAN Secretary.