2019 Election Candidates

 

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Dorothy Chen-Maynard PhD, RDN, FAND

Philosophy Statement:       

California needs to pursue licensure, I am the leader with experience, knows the process, connected to the legislators, and will do what’s best for members.

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PRESIDENT-ELECT

Manijeh (Mandy) Nezami, DrPH, MA, MS, RDN

Philosophy Statement:                   

I have a commitment to making a difference and am dedicated and driven to bring about the change we want to see in our profession. I have the communication and leadership skills required and willing to stand for something much bigger and greater for the good of the Nutrition and Dietetics profession. Just like people who have come before us , this is a critical turning point for our profession and it takes each and everyone of us being united and working together to create the recognition and respect we all deserve as Dietitians and Nutrition professional. 

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VICE-PRESIDENT, EDUCATION COUNCIL

Karmen Ovsepyan, MS, RDN

Philosophy Statement:

I would like to help support and build a strong community between dietetic educators, students, and interns.

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VICE PRESIDENT COMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL

Erin Lehman, RDN

Philosophy Statement:                   

As VP of Communications I will serve as a guide and collaborative leader to foster effective communication efforts to target members, non-members and the public.

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DELEGATE AREA 3 Representing Coastal Tri Counties & Central Valley

Lesli Doshier, RD

Philosophy Statement:       

As Delegate Area 3 for Coastal Tri Counties and Central Valley Districts, I look forward to working closely with the executive board and members to monitor member issues and mega issues; monitor and evaluate trends affecting the dietetics profession; and effectively communicate as the voice of members to present new ideas and inform policy on major professional issues.

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NOMINATING COMMITTEE CANDIDATES

Eva Brzezinski, MS, RD, CDE

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Alice Fagundes, MS , RDN, CDE, FAND

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Charis F Ross, MS, RD, CSP

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Linda Sweeney, MS, RD

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