Nancy Farrell Allen, MS, RDN, FANDNominating Committee National Leader
|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 National Leader||
|| Experience-Acad.Spokesperson, 2016ANDPAC Chair, NEDPG Nutr.Svcs.Payment Spec., Affiliate media&public policy rep.
1.Each position provides frequent networking, brainstorming & training to advance profession.
2.Strategized national ANDPAC fundraising, worked with CFO, DC Leg.staff, & LPPC. Proper stewardship of PAC funds. Emphasis on science & Acad.policy in all media events.
3.Timely & effective communication in all venues allowed for team strategizing for Acad.member benefit.
4.All voices matter! Lean in, listening&learning prior to problem solving is vital to support Acad. Strategic plan.
|Farrell Dietitian Services||CEO, Owner||12|
|Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science||Adjunct Professor||5|
|Rappahannock Area Community Service Board||Community Consultant Dietitian||8|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|Academy ANDPAC 2016 Chair||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2015 - 2017||Coordinated, provided leadership, engaged ANDPAC BOD in 1) raising PAC profile by educating members of PAC's mission
& importance of member donations; 2) increasing member participation in PAC to strengthen our legislative position; 3)
conducting fundraising efforts to generate increased revenue. My Spokesperson training provided PAC messaging
opportunities; 2017 production of PAC 6-video series; & national interviews with major media outlets. FNCE Member
Showcase presentation well-received by BOD, Academy leaders, & members. Managed 2016 PAC Budget -$138K in
revenue and expenses, with staff.
|Academy Media Spokesperson||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2014 - 2023||As Academy rep to 100K+ members, I've been interviewed & quoted in several national media venues. These hundreds of interviews
have included print, online publications, TV, and radio. My focus is on representing the Academy to the best of my ability on all matters
regarding food, nutrition, health, and public policy.
|Nutrition Services Payment Specialist (NSPS)||Nutrition Entrepreneur DPG||2020 - 2023||As NEDPG NSPS, I connect with Academy staff to stay current on this topic. I have conversed
with NEDPG members through the DPG website, Slack, social media group(s), the NEDPG newsletter and the Academy Leadership Directory. In
NEDPG Board meetings, I contribute information to leaders and offer my services on projects and matters related to
Reimbursement for RDNs.
|U.S. Representative Rob Wittman (R-VA)||U.S. House of Representatives||2009 - 2023||I continue to serve as an RDN point of contact for Congressman Wittman and his Deputy Staff. I am always available to provide the Congressman and his office staff with accurate, evidence-based food and nutrition information as it relates to Academy Legislative Issues.|
|Virginia Governor Tim Kaine's (D-VA) Health Reform Committee||Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2008 - 2008||Representing the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, I was appointed to the Quality, Transparency and Prevention
Workgroup on this committee. My role was to help create strategies to combat the obesity epidemic in the Commonwealth
of Virginia. VA HHS Secretary, Marilyn Tavenner, cited my nutrition expertise, insight and suggestions in legislative
proposals, budget amendments, in an appreciation letter & the final report to the Governor.
It is important that we become even more educated and active in global nutrition efforts, including for the underserved. In a multi-cultural world, RDNs have the power to join hands, learn from each other, and grow together for improved public health outcomes. Strengthening our Knowledge and skills unite our combined professional actions. Reinforcing involvement in areas such as technology, culture, diversity, food sustainability, waste management, disease prevention, and payer reimbursement will help to highlight our expert skills and competence. The result is a better world for us all.
Expand your mind, your skills, and OUR profession! Food unities us all, and when we work together, we have the power to build healthy, diverse, knowledgeable, supportive nutrition partnerships that thrive through respect of each other and our planet.