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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago
The academy named the following spokespersons for 2019-2022—Yasi Ansari, assistant director of performance nutrition at the University of California – Berkeley, with expertise in disease prevention, medical nutrition therapy, sports nutrition and fitness, wellness nutrition and women’s nutrition; Jerlyn Jones, a registered dietitian nutritionist, speaker, media personality and nutrition consultant, with areas of expertise in diabetes, food insecurity, food sensitivities, heart disease and obesity and weight management; Amy Kimberlain, a certified diabetes educator at Baptist Health South Florida, with areas of expertise in children’s nutrition, diabetes, disease prevention, Latino Nutrition and vegetarian nutrition; and Alicia Romano, an outpatient specialized clinical dietitian at Tufts Medical Center, with areas of expertise in cancer nutrition, celiac disease, food allergies, gastrointestinal nutrition and sports nutrition and fitness. New to the board of directors, serving from June 1 to May 31, 2020, are Catherine Christie, associate dean at the University of North Florida’s Brooks College of Health and a professor in the department of nutrition and dietetics, as treasurer;Kevin Concannon, who previouslyserved as under secretary for food, nutrition and consumer sciences at the U.S. Department of Agriculture from 2009-2017, as public member; Sharon Cox, owner and co-founder of Cox Duncan Network, and senior consultant with Tecker International LLC, as house of delegates director;David Donnan, partner emeritus with A.T. Kearney, an consultant to the consumer products, retail and technology industries, as public member;Linda Farr, owner of Nutrition Associates of San Antonio, doing business as Nutritious Table, as president-elect; Cecilia Fileti, president of C.P. Fileti Associates Inc., as director-at-large;Diane Heller, a retired consultant at Nutrition Solutions, as speaker, house of delegates; Manju Karkare, owner of Nutritionally Yours LLC, as past treasurer; Marcy Kyle, regional director ofMaine Health’s Nutrition and Diabetes Services at Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital and nutrition specialist for the Pen Bay and Rockland Area YMCA, as past speaker, house of delegates;Ainsley Malone, nutrition support dietitian at Mt. Carmel Health System and a clinical practice specialist with the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, as house of delegates director; Kathleen Niedert, executive director of Western Home Services’ Madrid Home campus and network nutrition and dietetics specialist for Western Home Services, as treasurer-elect; Mary Russell, medical science liaison II, U.S. Nutrition Medical Affairs, at Baxter Healthcare and a lecturer at the Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science, as past president;Kevin Sauer, associate professor in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health at Kansas State University and co-director of the Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs, as director-at-large; Ellen Shanley, dietetics director in allied health sciences at the University of Connecticut’s College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, as director-at-large;D. Milton Stokes, director of global health and nutrition outreach at Bayer Crop Science, as house of delegates director;Kathy Wilson-Gold, 30-year industry veteran, as academy foundation chair; and Lauri Wright, chair of nutrition and dietetics at the University of North FloridaSpeaker-elect, as house of delegates.Patricia M. Babjak was named chief executive officer. She joined the academy in 1975, and previously served as executive director of the Commission on Dietetic Registration and executive vice president of the academy. And, Terri Raymond, president and owner of Dietitian Consulting Services LLC, was elected president.Previously, she worked at Food Management Corp. in positions ranging from director of clinical consultation to regional manager, vice president and president.
The U.S. Apple Association (USApple), Falls Church, Va. Matthew Hendrickson joined in the newly created position of manager of association services, effective June 10. Hendrickson maintains a wealth of experience in association and non-profit management, including member development, program administration, business operations and board governance. Hendrickson previously served as client-facing liaison between association members, volunteers and management services for Interel Group US, where he specialized in business operations, finance and project management to enhance member value. His non-profit experience also includes financial and office management, meeting logistics and program support, including Young Apple Leaders, Capitol Hill Day, Apples4Ed and the Market News Report and congressional visit and political action committee coordination. He has also held management positions in parks as well as at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and West Virginia’s Snowshoe Mountain Resort.
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