|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 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)||
|| 1. As dietetic internship director, I assist interns as they become credentialed as registered dietitian nutritionists.
2. I have experience serving on a state board of dietetic practice, an agency committed to protecting the public by upholding licensure for dietitians.
3. As dietetic internship director, I ensure interns meet all accreditation and credentialing requirements.
4. As department chair, I continually differentiate between issues pertaining to the college and those impacting the profession.
5. I advocate for inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in all areas of the profession.
|Concordia College||Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Exercise Science||8|
|University of North Dakota||Clinical Assistant Professor||1|
|MeritCare (now Sanford Health)||Clinical Dietitian||1|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|Nominating Chair-Elect||North Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NDAND)||2021 -||Actively recruit NDAND members to be included on the ballot for President-Elect, Treasurer-Elect, Secretary, Nominating Chair-Elect, and Delegate|
|LRD Chair||North Dakota Board of Dietetic Practice (NDBODP)||2021 -||Review continuing education questions posed by individuals or groups to ensure the continuing education meets the NDBODP law, chair the annual audit required by the NDBODP for licensed registered dietitians (LRDs), and coordinate education on NDBODP regarding licensure issues for LRDs|
|Poster Presentation Coordinator||North Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2019 - 2021||Planned, organized, and implemented poster presentation session at the annual NDAND spring conference|
|Annual Conference Planning Committee Member||North Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2018 - 2018||Actively participated in monthly meetings during which the committee planned all elements of the NDAND annual conference|
|Spring Meeting Planning Coordinator||Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Northwest District (MAND-NW)||2019 - 2019||Planned, coordinated, advertised, and hosted the spring MAND-NW meeting|
Looking forward, the nutrition and dietetics profession has the opportunity to be actively involved in promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and access to the profession; ensuring practitioners are competent to serve all patients, clients, and customers; contributing to interdisciplinary and interprofessional efforts to promote health and well-being; and increasing recognition and compensation for nutrition and dietetics professionals. We need to be prepared and responsive to these trends and showcase the value we add, so that we not only have a seat at the table, but are leading the way.
Vote for experience, dedication, and leadership. Vote for Meredith Wagner as your CDR Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.