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OAND Elections 2019

Make your voice heard by electing future leaders of the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The 2019 OAND Elections have begun, so please vote now! A hotlink to the voting ballot is below.  Voting ends March 5th.

President Elect

Mary-Jon Ludy, PhD, RDN, FAND

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Together we move OAND forward. I bring diverse connections as a professor, practitioner, preceptor, public policy advocate, and published researcher who serves our profession domestically and globally. 

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Vera Bartasavich, MEd, NDTR, CHES

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I was elected to the OAND Treasurer’s position in 2017 and have worked closely with the OAND President(s) and Executive Director during monthly discussions to provide insight and ensure the present and future of the OAND organization’s financial health is secure.

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(Elizabeth) Jane Graffin, MHE, RD, LD, CDE

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 It is an exciting time to be a dietitian. There are many opportunities to work in various areas that promote the health of Ohioians. As dietitians, we face challenges in this state, establishing the independent Board of Dietetics again and implementing supportive laws for dietitians to write orders for diets, enteral nutrition and parental nutrition to name a couple.

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Council on Professional Issues Elect

Rosa Hand, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND   

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A great conference should be inspiring, informative, and encourage cultivating connections with colleagues new and old. These attributes are important even in a digital age when so much information and so many CPEs are available without leaving the comfort of our own homes or offices.

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Francoise Knox Kazimierczuk, PhD, RDN, CSSD, LD, ATC, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, FAND

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We need to ensure that our knowledge is sound and current, and that we need are adept at translating the scientific literature into consumable information to address misrepresentations of the evidence. I believe that the greatest responsibility that I would have if elect to the role of CPI-elect would be to safeguard the fidelity and the validity of the annual conference educational content, as well as work towards content which provides praxis.

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Delegate Elect

Heather McCormick, MS, RDN, LD, CDE 

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Serving our profession has always been a great opportunity and a priority for me. If we don’t act, we aren’t going to move forward. I have served many leadership positions at the district and state level and have accomplished many goals during these tenures.

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Click here for Nominees Bios 2019


OAND Voting is February 5th to March 5th.


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