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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AKAND Board Members
Executive Board Members
President: Haley Hughes
President Elect: Ladonna Dean
Past President: Leslie Redmond
Secretary: Caraline Tompkins
Treasurer: Misty Miranda
Delegate: Seth Anderson
Communications Coordinator: Camille Irvine
Nominating Committee: Melissa Chulpach, Lauri Ek-Watson, 1 open seat
State Policy Coordinator/State Regulatory Specialist: Open position
Media Representative/PR Chair: Keriann Shine
Public Policy Coordinator: Ashley Funk
Diversity Liaison: Theresa Reynolds
Consumer Protection Coordinator: Kelly Lakin
Professional Issues/Reimbursement: Kimberly Santana
Board Member Schedule
The AKAND Board meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month, from 5:30-6:30pm. All-member socials open are held throughout the year, immediately following board meetings. Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings are held in person with tele- and video-conference options for members unable to meet in person.