|POSITION||Skills/Attributes associated with the position||Examples of how I have demonstrated outcomes for each skill/attribute that qualify me for the position|
|CDR Nominating Committee Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Representative||
||As a CDR credentialed RDN, I understand the strategic direction of CDR. I am a strong communicator, and have honed my skills during my with CDR, and currently serve as vice chair of the exam panel, communicating information with other panel members and item writers. I completed my PhD in June 2021, and appreciate and seek information that is valid and useful, and am able to communicate these data in a relatable way. As an educator, I strive to promote inclusivity, diversity and equity in the way I teach and mentor.|
|California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo||Lecturer||September 2021-present|
|University of Oregon||Graduate Employee||4|
|Public Health Foundation Enterprises, WIC||Supervising Nutritionist||1.75|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|CDR Exam Panel Vice-Chair||CDR||2021 - 2022||Assist in RDN and NDTR exam meetings including item writing and item review and administrative tasks. Answer questions from panel members, item writers and the public in regard to the registration exams. Collaborate and discuss future directions of the RDN and NDTR exams.|
|Community Chair||CAND, Orange District||2021 - 2022||Connect community resources with RDNs for collaboration. Network and connect students with mentors in Orange County. Collaborate with fellow CAND-Orange District chairs in community efforts.|
|CDR Exam Item Writer & Reviewer||CDR||2016 - 2022||I began as an entry-level practitioner, writing questions for the Registration Exam for Registered Dietitians in 2016, and have continued my involvement as an item reviewer for the RD exam. Through this process I have become a professional item writer, and now serve as the CDR Exam Panel Vice Chair through May 31, 2022.|
As nutrition professionals, the world is our oyster. We help people every day from all walks of life have a better relationship with food. As nutrition professionals, we aim to help people in new and innovative ways. Using technology, evidence-informed practices, and adapting education and counseling to be more culturally appropriate is necessary for us to continue to grow and help people all across the United States and the world.
As a member of the CDR nominating committee, I will use my experiences and knowledge as a RDN and educator to nominate innovators to elected positions. Our world is changing at a rapid pace, and we need to evolve in order to survive!