Examples of how I have demonstrated outcomes for each skill/attribute that qualify me for the position
Experience and familiarity with the role of a board of directors, leadership related to embracing/managing positive change, and policy implementation, promoting a culture of inquiry and communication
Think strategically, globally and futuristically taking into account the needs of the entire membership, including competing factions/trends
Identify opportunities, address difficult issues and generate solutions
Ability to encourage and promote inclusion, diversity, equity and access
1. Visioning change: As Academy Treasurer, I worked to encourage change, build consensus, and implemented new ways of working. As an Entrepreneur, I understood where the healthcare industry was headed and launched a business that encompasses coordinated care with nutrition as the cornerstone. 2. Mobilizing for change: Took on the county school board about nontransparent decisions, energized the community, made alliances, and won. 3. Implementing change: Attention to detail, building teams, and knowing what to do and when and what to delegate. 4. My company is a testament to IDEA principles.
Bethesda NEWtrition and Wellness Solutions
President & CEO
The Wholesome Village, INC.
Chief Executive Officer
Encompass Meds, LLC
Director of Operations
Years Involved in the Organization
My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:
Treasurer-elect, Treasurer, Past Treasurer
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2020 - 2023
Chaired the Finance and Audit committee (FAC). Communicated financial reports to the board of Directors. Partnered with Academy staff and members of the FAC to prepare a budget based on the board's strategic priority objectives. Guided the board to look at options for long term goals and financial sustainability of the organization.
President, PPC, SRS
Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2008 - 2018
During my years with MAND, I was instrumental in a)getting nutritional counseling included in the essential health benefits. b) Promoting RDNs as the nutrition expert amongst provider organizations in the state. C) Promoting RDNs as essential providers for chronic disease management in emerging value-based models. d) Working with Maryland Medicaid and getting RDNs recognized as providers.
Co-Chair, Quality of Life Committee
Western Montgomery Citizens Advisory Board
2010 - 2012
Worked on a committee that put together a policy framework in the county for "senior villages and walkable communities".
Co-Chair, Health and Wellness Committee
Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce
2022 - 2023
Working on this second community wide health and wellness fair. Organization, implementation, sponsorship
Personal and Campaign Statements
What do you see as opportunities for the future of the nutrition and dietetics profession?
As a CEO of a primary care practice, I see on a daily basis the importance and need for increasing the sphere of influence of the nutrition professional. Collaborating with key stakeholders to position RDN’s as the go-to nutrition expert is imperative. In addition, leveraging technology and data to support advancement in the treatment and prevention of malnutrition, obesity, and chronic disease with improved access to nutrition services by expanding reimbursement.
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