Meet the Board


The Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is affiliated with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is governed by the policies and procedures of this national organization. In Arizona, we are led by a state-level Board of Directors comprised of leaders in nutrition and health. The Board of Directors is responsible for the following tasks: govern the organization, set and monitor strategic direction, oversee fiscal planning, appoint members to represent the Academy, establish guidelines and policies for publications, awards and honors.

Board of Directors


Nancy Teeter, RDN

President Elect/Professional Education Team Director

Adrienne Udarbe, MS, RDN

Treasurer/Operations Team Director

Catherine Crinigan, MS, RDN

Secretary/Community Outreach Team Director

Elva Hooker, RDN

Past President/Membership Team Director

Lisa Koehring

Executive Director

Margaret Tate, MS, RDN

Delegate to the Academy

Terri Verason, MS, RDN

Nominating Committee Chair

Tammy Baker, RDN

Communications Team Director

Katy Argo

Advocacy Team Director

Jessie Green, MS, RDN

Governance Team Director

Shari Baird, MS, RDN

Continuing Professional Issues, Chair

Catherine Trier, PhD, RD

Continuing Professional Issues, Chair-Elect

 Angela Hansen






President, C-AZAND

Shannon Smith, PhD, RD, ACSM EP-C

President, N-AZAND

Lorraine Crim, RDN

President, SW-AZAND

Cheryl Chapman, RDN

President, S-AZAND

Beth Dorsey, RDN


Job Opportunities

WIC Local Agency Liaison

Arizona Dept of Health Services Bureau of Nutrition & Physical Activity

School Health Program Manager

Arizona Department of Health Services

Clinical Dietician

Freedom Plaza Peoria