ATTRIBUTES THAT QUALIFY ME FOR
PRESIDENT- ELECT
1
Academy Foundation Chair
Served on the Academy Board and Finance Committee during COVID. The pivots made required tough decision-making and open dialogue.
2
DBC DPG Chair
Facilitated the strategic planning process, resolved conflict among differing opinions, and negotiated issues among differing opinions for a consensus and positive outcome.
3
SNS Nominating Committee
demonstrated leadership during chair transition and vision to execute an immediate work plan and generate a qualified slate.
4
DEI YMCA Committee
created policies for member inclusiveness and board analysis to identify gaps in diversity.
POSITION / SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
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EXPERIENCED
Experience and familiarity with the role of a board of directors, leadership related to embracing/managing positive change; policy implementation, promoting a culture of inquiry and communication.
STRATEGIC
Think strategically, globally and futuristically taking into account the needs of the entire membership, including competing factions/trends.
DECISIVE
Identify opportunities, address difficult issues and generate solutions.
INCLUSIVE
Ability to encourage and promote inclusion, diversity, equity and access.
What do you see as opportunities for the future of the nutrition and dietetics profession?
The Academy is no longer an association bound by borders. Our most significant opportunity is competing in the worldwide marketplace. Collaboration with aligned stakeholders empowers our members to eliminate all forms of malnutrition and optimize global health with tools, research, and programs that address food and nutrition challenges now and in the future. A diverse and competitive membership is required in this space. I'm committed to bold leadership to ensure all members can compete, leadership is diverse, and our contributions towards global health and well-being are recognized.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
2 YEARS
Administration on Aging/US Department of Health and Human Services
Nutrition Contractor
5 YEARS
Abbott Laboratories
Integrated Systems Manager, Regional Business Consultant
18 YEARS
Campbell Soup Company
Senior Customer Development Manager, Healthcare & Education
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