NDEP Council

Contacting NDEP Officers

To contact individual NDEP officers, use the Academy's Leadership Directory. Once you have accessed the Leadership Directory, the NDEP section can be found by clicking on the first menu item, labeled "Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics." You can also contact NDEP by emailing ndep@eatright.org.

2020-2021 Chairs and Council Members

  • Chair: Susan Helm
  • Vice Chair: Katie Eliot
  • Past Chair: Kendra Kattelmann
  • HOD Delegate: Pat Knisley
  • Preceptor Director: Shaynee Roper
  • Public Member: Laurel Call
  • Graduate Student Representative: Lily Darbishire
  • Communications Director: Lori Greene
  • Newsletter Editor: Colleen McCrief
  • Board of Directors Liaison: Ellen Shanley
  • ACEND Liaison: Janet Johnson
  • CDR Liaison: LeGreta Hudson

Regional Directors

  • West Coast Regional Director and Lead Regional Director: Carrie King
  • West Central Regional Director: Kori Geinert
  • North Central Regional Director: Michelle Johnson
  • South Central Regional Director: Linda Godfrey
  • North East Regional Director: Maria Hall
  • South East Regional Director: Andrea Altice

NDEP Geographic Areas

Western Region

  • West Coast: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii, International
  • West Central: Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana      

Central Region

  • North Central: Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee
  • South Central: Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia

Eastern Region

  • North East: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts
  • South East: Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Puerto Rico, Washington DC

NDEP Council Position Descriptions