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TAND Awards Applications Due 11/30

November 28, 2018 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Applications for the Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND) Awards are due November 30th!  District winners are asked to utilize the same online applications previously used for their Districts.  Further instructions & eligibility requirements can be found at:  For questions, please contact Ginger Carney, Education Pillar Chair (

TAND Voting is Open!

November 26, 2018 | Uncategorized | No Comments

The Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND) ballot is out! Please take a minute to look at the candidates for the TAND 2019-2020 Board of Directors. Voting is open until December 20th, 2018.

2019-2020 TAND Board of Directors Ballot Nominees

President Elect-Elect
Christy Davis
Collette Powers
Heidi J. Silver

Council on Professional Issues (CPI Chair Elect)
Morgan Anderson
Christie Griffin 

Nominating Committee (choose two)
Leslie Ely
Debra C. Fox
Edward Han
Hannah Hill
Stephanie Horvath
Kaitlyn Philipps
Jackie Roos
Lauren Steele

Candidates Bio Link: Click Here

Survey Monkey Link for the 2019-2020 Ballot (click below):

Free CEU Webinar December 6th

November 13, 2018 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Digestive Health, Gut Microbiota and Fermented Foods: What Does the Science Say?

When: December 6th 2018 at 1pm CST

Presented by: Joanne L. Slavin, PhD, RDN
Professor of Internal Medicine and Professor of Nutrition in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Minnesota

For registration and webinar details:

*This webinar has been approved for 1 CEU*

TAND Needs Your Feedback

October 2, 2018 | Uncategorized | No Comments

TAND recently emailed its membership asking for your feedback on this year’s House of Delegate Mega Issue Question: Going into the Second Century, how do we design an engaged HOD to best support and advance the Academy’s Strategic Plan? Please consider taking a minute to share your thoughts by completing the following steps.

Step 1: Please read the background information in The Representative Body’s Role in Leading Together for Good Governance.

Step 2: Now that you have read the backgrounder, provide your response/s to the following questions:

  • What do you want/need from the HOD?
  • In what way(s) do you want to share your input for use by the HOD as it addresses issues facing the profession?
Please send responses to no later than October 6th.Thank you for your feedback.

Catherine Austin, MS, RDN, LDN, FADA
TN Delegate

Join Us in Celebrating TAND Leaders!

September 25, 2018 | Uncategorized | No Comments

At this year’s FNCE in Washington, D.C, TAND will host a reception to honor all TAND members, including Dee Pratt, Medallion Award winner, Hollie Raynor, who received the Excellence in Practice–Dietetic Research Award, Lisa Abbay, serving as the CDR Commissioner and Eileen Myers, serving for the Academy as a Nominating Committee National Leader.

Date: Monday, October 22
Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm
Location: Marriott Marquis (HQ Hotel); Treasury Room

Beverages and Light Refreshments will be served.

If you will be at FNCE this year, make sure to RSVP! Please Register Here.