AWARDS NOMINATIONS 2020
The Awards Committee and VP of Member Benefits request your assistance in soliciting nominations for the Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics and California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and AND Annual Awards. Please consider the criteria carefully and reply as soon as possible via the nomination form. No later than 10/22/19 at noon.
WHO Best Exemplifies Those in Our Profession? WHO Are Our Outstanding Students?
The Awards were presented at the 2019 CA Academy Annual Conference in Riverside, CA (April 11-13, 2019).
Congratulations to CA Academy & Academy 2018-2019 Award Recipients
The Envelope Please!
The 2018-19 CAND/AND award recipients have been announced! Our thanks to all who compiled and submitted award packets and those who wrote letters of recommendation. While all of the candidates were deserving of the awards, only those listed below were chosen for recognition this year.
And the winners are…
2018-2019 Member Awards
CA Academy's HIGHEST AWARD – Dolores Nyhus Memorial Award
Geeta Sikand, RDN, CLS, FNLA, CDE, MA FAND
Distinguished Service Award
Michele Tilton RDN
Excellence in Community Nutrition
John Haubenstricker, MS, RD, CSSD
Excellence in Education
Brenda O'Day, MS, RDN, CNSC
Excellence in Private Practice, Business, Communication
Jessica Gust, MS, RDN
Excellence in Management
Suzanne A Ousey RDN
Carrie Der Garabedian MBA, RD, CFPM
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
AWARD WINNERS FROM CALIFORNIA
AND AWARD – Outstanding Dietitian of the Year
Geeta Sikand RDN, CLS, FNLA, CDE, MA, FAND
Emerging Dietetic Leader
Ashley Larsen RD
Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year
Kirsten Ault RDN – Inland District
Angela Hays RDN – Silicon Valley District
Tawnie Kroll RDN – Central Valley District
Kristin Mahood MS, RDN – Orange District
Karmen Ovsepyan, MS, RDN – Los Angeles District
Outstanding Dietetic Student – Dietetic Internship
Amanda Maestas, DI, NDTR, CDM, CFPP, CLEC
Outstanding Dietetic Student – Coordinated Program