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Judith Rodriguez Judith C. Rodriguez, PhD, RD, FADA
President-elect
Professor
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL

ADA members can be the trusted nutrition resource to diverse segments of society and work with leaders to improve the public's health, influence policy, and increase our spheres of influence.

 
Contributions and Leadership Achievements.
 
Organization Position Term
American Dietetic Association Phase II Dietetics Practice and Education Task Force 2006-2008
Latinos/Hispanics in Dietetics & Nutrition (LAHIDAN) Chair, Nominating Committee Chair, Newsletter Editor 2005-2008
American Dietetic Association House of Delegates Director At-Large and ADA Board 2005-2007
Jacksonville Community Council, Inc. (JCCI) Board Member 2005 - present
Commission on Dietetic Registration Member 2000-2003 (and in 1990's)
Employment
 
Employer Title Years Location
 
The Board of Directors has identified the following four strategic priorities; national or global interorganizational and interdisciplinary collaborations, branding differentiating RDNs as the knowledgeable experts in food and nutrition, the education system for current and future practitioners and educators, and the impact of technology in practice and communications. Choose one and describe how you would address it.

Is there another issue that you feel should be included? Please describe the issue and offer a solution.

Identify three food and nutrition issues related to the health of the nation. Choose one and discuss describe what you think needs to happen to make change.

Describe your experience in the area of public policy and advocacy for the profession at the local, state or national level.

To advance the strategic plan I would work with 1) the HOD/HLT, marketing and other divisions to increase our visibility and value through policy positioning, branding, evaluation of initiatives and identification of new approaches. 2) the HOD and Board units to promote the public's health through legislation, research and dissemination, collaboration, and increased cultural competence of members. 3) CADE, CDR, the Council on Future Practice and other units on education, professional development and leadership opportunities.

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ADA members can be the trusted nutrition resource to diverse segments of society and work with leaders to improve the public's health, influence policy, and increase our spheres of influence.