09/05/2018 - The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services have issued a call for nominations to serve on the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Information is available on the nominations process and the refined topics and scientific questions that will shape the areas of expertise needed on the DGAC.
Nominations are due October 6; however, members who are interested in either serving on the committee or nominating others are encouraged to contact Nathaniel Stritzinger, who is coordinating the Academy's nominations to the agencies, by September 21.
The Academy has been working with partners in the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity coalition to meet with congressional offices, USDA and HHS to highlight important topics that the Dietary Guidelines for Americans should cover, and to discuss the strength of nutrition science and the upcoming DGA process.
Academy members regularly serve on Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committees, work at federal agencies helping to develop and implement the Dietary Guidelines and influence them through the regulatory comment process.