House of Delegates (HOD)

The House of Delegates serves as a voice of Academy members and identifies and develops solutions to some of the challenges facing the profession. The change drivers and trends from the Council on Future Practice's Change Drivers and Trends Driving the Profession: A Prelude to the Visioning Report 2017, the Visioning Report 2017: A Preferred Path Forward for Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Academy's Strategic Plan continues to be utilized as the foundation for critical issues to be addressed by the House of Delegates. The HOD oversees Academy bylaws; and establishes qualification for membership and dues structure.As a forum of leadership development, the House positions and educates members for leadership opportunities within the Academy. Leadership from the House of Delegates aims to empower the profession by embracing its values, developing a progressive culture, and reflecting on the diversity for the future of the organization. The Academy implements strategic planning and changes through policies, actions and composition to embody the vision and voice of its members.

The Academy’s Board of Directors recently proposed to restructure how the Academy is governed. Click here to read more.

Illinois Academy Delegates

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Karen Greathouse, PhD, RDN, LDN

Chair of Delegates
South Delegate

Christine Cliff, MPH, RDN, LDN, CLT, FAND

North Delegate

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Resources:

Critical Issues and Updates- (members only access)