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Nutrition Care Manual
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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
  • Formulary database.
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Nomination & Election Resources

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Nominations and Elections

Slate of Candidates

The Nominating Committee is pleased to report that the following candidates have been selected for the 2015 ballot from among many excellent nominees. Click here to view the candidate biographical information. The election will occur February 1 through February 22, 2015.

Board of Directors

Lucille Beseler, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE (FL)
Nancy Lewis, PhD, RDN, FADA, FAND (NC)

Margaret Garner, MS, RDN, LD, CIC, FAND (AL)
Kathleen Niedert, PhD, RD, CSG, LD, FADA (IA)

Lisa Dierks, RDN, LD (MN)
Michele Delille Lites, RD, CSO (CA)

House of Delegates

Linda T. Farr, RDN, LD, FAND (TX)
Kathleen McClusky, MS, RD, FAND (FL)

Alana Cline, PhD, RDN (CO)
Tamara Randall, MS, RDN, LD, CDE, FAND (OH)

At-Large Delegate: Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR)
Leah Firestone, DTR (PA)
Amelia Larkin, MS, DTR (FL)

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Practitioner Representative, Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR)
Michelle Clinton-Hahn, DTR, CDM (AODA)
Alberta Scruggs, NDTR, RDN, LD (OH)

Nominating Commitee

Tom Malone, MS, RDN, LD, FAND (TX)
Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD (GA)
Dianne Polly, JD, RDN, LDN, FAND (TN)
Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, LD, CSSD, FAND (GA)

Commission on Dietetic Registration

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
Ivonne Anglero, DCN, RD, LND, FAND (PR)
Coleen Liscano, MS, RD, CSP, CDN, CNSC, IBCLC (NY)
Elizabeth Reisdorf, MPH, RD, CSP, LD (MN)
Becky Sulik, RDN, LD, CDE (ID)

Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR)
Kevin Grzeskowiak, NDTR, FMP (FL)
Anna Tourkakis, MPA, NDTR (MA)

Volunteer and Leadership Opportunities

Leadership is the ability to inspire and guide others toward building and achieving a shared vision. Academy leaders shall model the way with a mindset for transformation, innovation, invention, adaptability, empowerment and risk-taking. This leadership mindset will enable the Academy and its members to embark on a path toward a successful future.

If you would like to be considered for volunteer positions within the Academy's organizational units (affiliate/district, Dietetic Practice Group, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, task force, committee or national ballot positions), please enter your information in the Leadership Database.