WHAT IS THE WAND?

Wyoming Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

WAND is a group of registered dietitian nutritionists and their affiliates. WAND supports a variety of nutrition related activities in the state including National Nutrition Month, The Range Rider newsletter for members, and an annual nutrition education conference.

WAND has a board which oversees the WAND organization, which includes overseeing operation and policy making for the above activities, and implementing programs and policies as directed by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. The WAND Board meets a minimum of three times per year and has an annual business meeting which may or may not occur simultaneously with the education meeting.

WHAT IS THE WAND?

Wyoming Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

WAND is a group of registered dietitian nutritionists and their affiliates. WAND supports a variety of nutrition related activities in the state including National Nutrition Month, The Range Rider newsletter for members, and an annual nutrition education conference.

WAND has a board which oversees the WAND organization, which includes overseeing operation and policy making for the above activities, and implementing programs and policies as directed by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. The WAND Board meets a minimum of three times per year and has an annual business meeting which may or may not occur simultaneously with the education meeting.

WHAT WE ARE ABOUT

The Wyoming Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the professional association for RDNs in Wyoming that:

ADVOCATES

WAND advocates for increasing reimbursement opportunities for medical nutrition therapy, and increasing legislation that impacts RDNs, such as the Farm Bill, diabetes prevention, food security or licensure issues.

PROMOTES

WAND promotes the role of the RDN through connections with ancillary healthcare professionals and associations, speaking opportunities, relationships with state and national lawmakers, and more.

ENCOURAGES

WAND encourages students to become involved by offering student memberships to undergraduate dietetics students and dietetic interns and provides networking opportunities.

FACILITATES

WAND offers member benefits, such as scholarships, local continuing education opportunities, social events, job postings, awards, and more.

OUR MISSION, VISION & VALUES

2020-21 Board of Directors

Consider running for an office in 2020 for the WAND board! Contact Cheryl Gray at cheryl22gray@gmail.com for information!

Genevieve Sheets
President
Linda Cardinal
President-Elect
Georgia Boley
Past President
Jill Keith
Secretary
Annie Weisz
Treasurer
Judy Barbe
Delegate

Nominating Committee:

Cheryl Gray (Chair)
Candace Garner
Tami Greenwald

Council on Professional Issues:

Megan McGuffy-Skinner

WAND Committees:

Holly Michaels
Public Relations (WAND Media)
Tenika Eardley
Membership Chair
Amanda Kuck
Public Policy
Codi Thompson
State Policy
Heidi Gillette
MNT Reimbursement
Codi Thompson
Consumer Protection Coordinator
Open
AND/WAND Fundraising:
Liz Fabrizio
Awards and Honors
Erin Kyle
Newsletter/Website
Molly Troutman
SDA Liason