Nutrition and Dietetics Advisory Board
Mission and Vision:
The Board exists to assist the faculty, staff, and students of The University of Akron in ensuring an optimal educational experience.
The purpose of the Nutrition/Dietetic Programs (NDP) Advisory Board is to assist and support the Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CP), the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD), the Nutrition Center, and the Graduate Program in Dietetics at the University of Akron.
The Board serves an advisory role that provides strategic direction and resources for the programs. It also enhances the programs enabling competencies of people, documented excellence, student success, community engagement and shared leadership.
Past President: Carolyn Jo Williams
President: Laura Szekely
President Elect: Kurt Kleidon
Secretary: Patti L. White
Treasurer: Pam Reitz
2012-2013 Board Members: Elizabeth Bedell, Michael Brandenstein, Stephanie Davis-Dieringer, James Jasko, Kathy Kirk, Angela Klettlinger, Calvin Reynolds, Beverly Shaffer, Katie Stitzel, Dick Tomello, Marlene Toot
Annual Nutrition Forum
Advisory Board Scholarship
Resource Development and Public Relations
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Meeting Dates are Wednesdays at 3:30 on:
September 12th, 2012
November 14th, 2012
January 16th, 2013
February 6th, 2013
March 13th, 2013
May 8th, 2013
Conference proceeds will benefit The University of Akron Nutrition & Dietetic Programs Advisory Board Scholarship. The board provides an annual scholarship to a junior or senior student in dietetics. Annually, scholarships are awarded to students based on academic and professional excellence, accompanied by demonstrated good leadership, teamwork, and ethics.
If you would like to know more information on making a donation to the scholarship endowment, please call 330-972-7319 or contact:
The University of Akron
NDP Advisory Board
School of Nutrition and Dietetics
Schrank Hall South 210
Akron, Ohio 44325-6102