Education Council & Student Support

CA Academy  Education Council
The Education Council supports the efforts and interests of California dietetic educators as well as students and interns who will be future RDs/RDNs and DTRs. To volunteer with the Education Council email  VP Education.

Education Council Members

VP Education, 2019-2020
Karmen Ovsepyan, MS, RDN

Wendy Buchan
Repersents CSU System (DPD)
Wendy Buchan, PhD, RDN

Represents UC System (DPD)
Joan Frank, MS, RDN

Delegate Representative
Cary Kreutzer, EdD, MPH, RDN, FAND

Represents Private University System (DPD)
Cindy Swann, MS, RD

Represents Community College 
Koby Moridzadeh, M.ED., RDN

 Represents Dietetic Internship (Supervised Practice program)
Annette Besnilian, EdD, MPH, RDN, CLE, FAND

Student Representative

Student Professional Goals:
How to Become an RD/RDN (Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist)
How to Become a NDTR (Dietetic Technician, Registered)
International Students
Overview: Path to Becoming a RDN
Career Opportunities in Dietetics 

The Types of Nutrition Programs:
Dietetic Internships
Didactic Programs in Dietetics
Coordinated Programs in Dietetics
Dietetic Technician Programs