|POSITION||Skills/Attributes associated with the position||Examples of how I have demonstrated outcomes for each skill/attribute that qualify me for the position|
||As BOD member *Inquiry/response to member transparency issues-approved transparency page, scientific integrity principles *Futuristic thinking for Second Century strategic planning process, oversight of new global alliances *Engaged members around difficult sponsorship issues resulting in process changes, new policy. As HOD Speaker *Generated solutions to poor participation in public policy action alerts *Integrated CFP visioning into HOD mega issues.|
|Nutrition Associates of San Antonio-DBA Nutritious Table||Private Practice Owner, entrepreneur||24 years|
|Mesquite Memorial, Doctor's Hospital||Director of Food and Nutrition Services||12 years|
|The Haven-Private Mental Health Hospital||Director of Food Service, Housekeeping, Purchasing and Clinical Dietitian||5 years|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|SPEAKER-ELECT/SPEAKER/PAST SPEAKER||Academy House of Delegates||2015 - 2018||*Solicited input on issues impacting the profession: Malnutrition, Wellness, Technology, Future Practice, Research, Food Security *Improved/condensed HOD communications *Added public policy as core function of HOD *Helped create malnutrition hub on website *Future Change Drivers used as basis for mega issues *Encouraged 100% HOD, achieved 62% donation to 2nd Century *Collaborated with spokespersons, ACEND, CDR, DPGs to keep members informed *Planned/facilitated HLT, HOD, committee chair meetings.|
|DIRECTOR, HOUSE OF DELEGATES||Academy Board of Directors||2011 - 2014||*Testified before National Commission on Hunger- report to Congress listed Academy tools *Results oriented assessment of Academy strategic measures which demonstrate outcomes toward strategic goals *Collaborated with members/stakeholders at Nutrition Impact Summit to develop strategic opportunity areas *Engaged in respectful debate with BOD and staff re: organizational issues *Applied proactive member-focused decision making to create member engagement zone and Commitment to Transparency page.|
|PRESIDENT-ELECT/PRESIDENT/PAST PRESIDENT||Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2004 - 2006||*Promoted inclusivity & diversity through a strategic planning process that involved traveling to rural areas to hold member town hall meetings *Demonstrated leadership & public policy advocacy skills- collaborated with lobbyist, legislators, MDs, clients, members to successfully fight off opponents and reauthorize TX LD law *Identified opportunity to mentor/engage students & interns in TX annual conference by having them hold their annual meeting at our event *Worked confidently with TX media.|
|MAYOR'S FITNESS COUNCIL APPOINTEE||City of San Antonio||2010 - 2018||*Utilized strong networking to build relationships with community leaders, health department and dietetics professionals to address health disparities and food security *Collaborated with health department, chefs, restaurateurs to develop “Por Vida” Healthy Restaurant Initiative *Motivated colleagues to become involved in Mayor’s Fitness Council and Healthy Vending Initiative *Received national recognition for Por Vida from CDC and Mrs. Obama *Presented “The Por Vida Program” at FNCE 2013|
|DIVERSITY, QUALITY MANAGEMENT, LPPC, FINANCE, EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE COMMITTEES||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2010 - 2017||*Diversity-helped Diversity Leader program grow *QMC- reviewed/approved several SOP/SOPP documents, collaborated with CDR in development of practice competencies, helped create new streamlined QMC structure to speed up SOP/SOPP approval process *LPPC- trained PPW 2017 attendees, advocated at 2017 Obesity Advocacy Day & several PPWs, revised delegate pages of Grassroots Advocacy Guidebook *Finance- Oversight of development of FY17 Academy budget and FY15 year ending audit & income tax returns.|
Emerging opportunities will require a diverse membership that thrives in the competitive global market place, with the skills to work across borders and take risks to create and lead new opportunities. We will be innovators in health care delivery, where AI and nutritional genomics drive personal nutrition and health choices. We will create and collaborate using technology, research and science-based communications to educate, conserve resources and sustainably feed our global population.
A dynamic, bold and authentic leader committed to science, innovation, integrity and inclusive culture. I will lead positive change and energize members to take action that will expand our profession’s influence.