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, 2019-2020


Catherine Trier

President-Elect/Professional Education Team Director

Maria Plant

Treasurer/Operations Team Director

Martha Huizer

Secretary/Community Outreach Team Director

Adena Osuna

Past President/Membership Team Director

Beth Dorsey

Executive Director

Carrie Kiley

Delegate to the Academy

Tina Shepard

Nominating Committee Chair

Christina Barth

Communications Team Director


Advocacy Team Director

Michelle Berman

Governance Team Director

Mary Verona

President, C-AZAND

Lee Rhenda

President, N-AZAND

Jennifer Hernandez

President, SW-AZAND

Cheryl Chapman

President, S-AZAND

Ronnie Mullins

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