Lucille Beseler, MS, RDN, LDN, FANDNominating Committee Leader with Board of Directors Experience in the Past 10 Years
|POSITION||Skills/Attributes associated with the position||Examples of how I have demonstrated outcomes for each skill/attribute that qualify me for the position|
|Nominating Committee Leader with Board of Directors Experience in the Past 10 Years||
|| 1.President Academy 2016-17
2. Planned & presided over the Nutrition Impact Summit, which brought together >175 thought leaders in food, wellness, & health care systems. Summit identified how nutrition services can improve lives in many sectors & was a catalyst for research & collaborative projects, creating opportunities for members.
3. 1st President in 2016 to use social media. Tackled transparency membership issues by communicating with members through videos on various subjects.
4. As of 2017, appointed the most diverse members to Academy committees & collaborative liaison positions.
|Self employed||President Family Nutrition Center of South Florida (FNC) and Family Nutrition Center Foundation||FNC is celebrating 32th year anniversary!|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|President Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2016-2017||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2015 - 2018||Lead the Board of Directors in the implementation of a new vision, mission, with the goal of focusing on transparency while expanding the influence & reach of the Academy, members & the profession. Outreach: Spoke at the United Nations, 2nd International Day of Women & Girls in Science: From Vision to Action (2/17/2017).Received acclaim for my message (“Nutrition is a Science; Nutrition is not a Fad”) by members.As a visionary, I realized disrupters notably Cross Fit, were going to affect our profession. This has happened as we are currently dealing with threats to our profession & licenses.|
|Board of Directors - Director at Large||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2011 - 2014||Board expert on licensure, insurance payment & reimbursement. Addressed competition related to our scope of practice, opposition to licensure, and ongoing monitoring of risk mitigation by supporting and evaluating state licensure initiatives (highlighted in the Academy’s 2012 Annual Report).|
|Chair of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Political Action Committee||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2010 - 2011||Advocacy and fundraising through call-to-action messages and speeches including FNCE.
Raised more money that year for the PAC than in all previous years.
|Chair Nutrition Services Payment Committee||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2019 - 2020||Nutrition Services Payment Committee Committee member 2014 and Vice chair 2015. Rejoined NSPC in 2019 after serving as President and became Chair – 2020. I share my expertise and extensive experience working with insurance companies and payment systems to develop education, training and strategies for our members. I also acted as an expert on licensure having served on the Dietetics Nutrition Practice council for 9 years.|
We must all protect our profession by identifying visionary leaders that have the courage to tackle the important issues that will have a negative impact on our profession, most especially competition. Our leaders need to communicate with all our members while bringing them together. There is an important time in our profession and only with the right leadership can we move forward in our belief that we can improve the nutritional health of all individuals while improving the status of our members.
Elevating and promoting members has always been my mission. Elect me to select our next group of leaders that will secure our future.