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 HOD oversees Academy bylaws; and establishes qualification for membership and dues structure. 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Resources: 

Illinois Academy Delegates 

North Delegate

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

South Delegate

Connie Cranford, MS, RD, LDN


 Contact us at [email protected]

Delegate Updates (November 2023)

Action Alert...Help Avoid a Government Shutdown
The U.S. government will
shut down on November 17 unless Congress acts. Ask your representatives to pass bipartisan legislation that includes adequate funding for federal programs and services that improve nutrition security, ensure a safe food supply and improve health.

Call for Critical Issues
House of Delegates (HOD) is seeking input for topics facing the profession. Submit your suggestion today with links to resources or findings that will help HOD evaluate your suggestion. Reach out to Christine and Connie as your Illinois Delegates at [email protected].

Licensure Compact Update
Dietitian Licensure Compact's final draft is nearing completion. The next phase involves legislative and advocacy efforts. Once Illinois Academy Leadership receives guidance from the Academy, we will pass it on to you, IAND members.