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About Us

The Alaska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the largest association of food & nutrition professionals in the state of Alaska and is an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Membership in this Association is limited to members of the Academy who designate Alaska as their affiliate of choice.


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2023/2024 AKAND Board Members

Executive Board Members
Ashley Funk
President-Elect: Keriann Shine
Past President: Ladonna Dean, MDA, RD, LD, SNS
Secretary: Camille Irvine
Treasurer: Kathy Nunez
Delegate: Seth Anderson, MSNS, RD, LD
Communications Coordinator: Bec McDorman, MS, RDN, LD, FAND
Nominating Committee: 2 Open Positions

Appointed Members

State Policy Coordinator/State Regulatory Specialist: Open position

Media Representative/PR Chair: Keriann Shine BS, RD, LD

Public Policy Coordinator: Open Position

Diversity Liaison: Theresa Reynolds

Consumer Protection Coordinator: Jessilyn Dunegan

Professional Issues/Reimbursement: Open position

Board Member Schedule

The AKAND Board meets monthly on the first Wednesday of each month, from 12:00-1:00 pm. All-member socials are held throughout the yearUnless otherwise indicated, all meetings are held via tele- and video conference and are available to members. Don't hesitate to get in touch with us via email to receive an updated monthly link if you would like to attend.

Board Member Schedule
Board Members
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