Food & Culinary Professionals

Academy and DPG Elections

The 2019 Academy elections took place February 1st through February 15th. 

FCP members on the national ballot are listed below.  Learn more about our national candidates on the ballot here and here.

Linda T. Farr, RDN, CSOWM, LD, FAND (*Petition Candidate)
Barbara Ivens, MS, RDN, FADA, FAND
Cecilia Fileti, MS, RDN, FADA, FAND

House of Delegates Director

Annette Maggi, MS, RDN, LD, FAND

National Leader

Dayle Hayes, MS, RDN
Sylvia Klinger, DBA, MS, RDN

National Leader in Practice for 15 Years or Less

Jamie Daugherty, PhD, RDN, CSSD

National Leader with Board Experience in the Past 10 Years

Jessie Pavlinac, MS, RDN, CSR, LD

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR),
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
Sharon Doughten, MS, RD, LD
Mary Herrstrom, MBA, RDN, LDN

*In accordance with the Academy's established petition process, a Petition Candidate is one who has petitioned to be placed on the ballot by obtaining the required number of valid signatures from members.

FCP's slate of candidates for office for the 2019-20 year:

Hilary Thesmar, PhD, RD

Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND

Treasurer: (vote for 1)
Laura McNally Nelson, MPH, RD, FADA, RAND
Krystal Register, MS, RDN, LDN

Nominating Committee: (vote for 2)
Julie Andrews, MS, RDN, CD
Karen Hawkins, MA, RD
Jenny Passione, RDN, CC