|POSITION||Skills/Attributes associated with the position||Examples of how I have demonstrated outcomes for each skill/attribute that qualify me for the position|
|House of Delegates (HOD) Director||
|| 1.Serving as Chair with 2 Academy committees and a DPG has provided me with substantial experience in managing and facilitating meetings/conference calls.
2.I have provided many educational presentations which has given me opportunities to communicate with audiences. From these I've gained a great deal of self confidence in my presentation/communication skills.
3.Serving on the Positions Committee > 4 yrs has provided me with significant exposure to important issues impacting the profession.
|Mt. Carmel Health System||Nutrition Support Dietitian||36|
|The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition||Clinical Practice Specialist||4|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|Academy Positions Committee||The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2012 - 2018||Provided leadership in the development of Academy position papers which are essential in promoting optimal health, nutrition and well being of our nation. As Chair for two terms, 2016-2018, I provided leadership for an extensive analysis of current activities and processes to evaluate committee charge and function.|
|Board of Directors||The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition||2006 - 2015||Provided visionary and strategic leadership for the 6000+ interdisciplinary organization of dietitians, physicians, pharmacists and nurses whose vision is to ensure every patient receives safe, efficacious and high quality nutrition care. Served as President from 2013-14.|
|House of Delegates||The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2009 - 2011||Served as an At-Large delegate providing leadership in governing the dietetic profession through assisting in the dialog of multiple professional issues including incorporation of evidence based practice, addressing health care reform, positioning RDN's as nutrition leaders, engaging RDN's in management and leadership and exploring association membership expansion.|
|Evidence Based Practice Committee||The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics||2008 - 2012||Provided leadership in the development and promotion of evidence based practice skills including overseeing evidence analysis projects and the overall evidence analysis process. Led the process of implementing evidence based nutrition practice guidelines through release of evidence based practice tool kits. Served as Chair 2011-2012.|
|Chair||Dietitians in Nutrition Support DPG||2007 - 2008||Lead the 3,600 member practice group whose members integrate the science and practice of enteral and parenteral nutrition to provide appropriate nutrition support therapy to individuals. Led the development of nutrition support dietetic practice competencies and the implementation of educational events including feeding tube and physical assessment workshops and a nutrition care process conference specific to nutrition support practice.|
RDN's and NDTR's are leading the way in addressing obesity, influencing legislation to improve food and nutrition resources for vulnerable populations, and improving outcomes in our patients/clients with chronic disease including those who are malnourished. Our impact is far reaching and will continue to increase as our expertise and leadership in improving and transforming our nation's health grows.
A House of Delegates leader is a facilitator, empowers others, is inclusive and fosters change. My skillset includes all of these critical qualities which I can bring to the HOD as it moves forward to achieve its goals.