|POSITION||Skills/Attributes associated with the position||Examples of how I have demonstrated outcomes for each skill/attribute that qualify me for the position|
|| 1. Served as Chair of the ANDPAC BOD in 2013 and have worked with Boards in Business (both profit and not for profit) and in Community programs.
2. As Dir of Quality/Nutrition Services for a large corporation we sustained positive outcomes to meet needs of the employees and clients.
3. Have worked with multiple start-up businesses which required knowing opportunities, challenges and finding solutions.
4. As a Director in a large healthcare company I was responsible for over 98 million dollars
|Brenda Richardson, LLC||Owner||19 years|
|Dietary Consultants Inc.||CEO and Business Development||6 years|
|Hillhaven/Vencor||Corporate Director of Nutritional Services and Director of Quality/Value Management||11 years|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|Treasurer||Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2016 - 2018||Worked with the Indiana affiliate BOD to establish a clear and balanced budget. We were able to meet the projected budget during all 3 years. We also able to address maximizing our invested funds to improve the overall financial return. Not only were budgeted financial parameters met we achieved meeting all aspects of our Program of Work to meet our Mission and Vision.|
|Chair||Academy ANDPAC||2013 - 2015||As Chair of ANDPAC, with the support and collaboration of the BOD we were able to meet the financial goals for ANDPAC related to nutrition advocacy. We exceeded all of our projected goals and it is noteworthy that at FNCE 2014 there was 100% of the House of Delegates that donated. We also developed the important ANDPAC Student Liaison position which is still is place.|
|Chair, Chair Elect and Past Chair||Dietetics in Healthcare Communities||2009 - 2011||Working with the DHCC Executive Committee and members we developed a clear Program of Work and were able to exceed our projections. We also reviewed the members needs and developed a new alignment of the subunits to better meet needs. We worked to increase collaboration with other DPGs to provide better support to members .|
|Treasurer||Dietetics in Healthcare Communities||2007 - 2009||During the times in serving as Treasurer for DHCC we improved forecasting and managing our budgeted by having all members of the DPG Executive Committee submit a specific program of work for their areas of responsibility (to include financial planning). Throughout the year the Executive Committee worked closing together to make sure we stayed focused on our Program of Work while financially managing the budget. We were able to meet our Program of Work for the year while meeting financial budgets|
|President||Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2007 - 2008||During my year serving as President of the affiliate, we were able to initiate collaborative efforts with the Governor and the Indiana State Department of Health which led to RDs becoming integral parts of the state Wellness and Healthy Initiative Plan. We also partnered with the Academy and the Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance supporting the role of nutrition in prevention/management of chronic disease. The program of work was met along with managing finances to meet the projected budget.|
Opportunities for the future of the food and nutrition professional are diverse and rapidly expanding throughout the world. Evidenced-based practice plays a critical role in health, technology, research, food production/management/preparation, and education to eliminate malnutrition globally. The world is increasingly turning to us for collaborative and viable solutions in all stages of the life cycle which results in tremendous opportunities.
I am committed to using my skills and experiences to support the Mission and Vision of the Academy and to serving the members of the Academy. A vote for Brenda as Academy Treasurer-Elect adds up to = success for nutrition.