Meeting Information

January 9th, 2018 Professional Development Meeting

 Standards of Professional Performance 


Join us in the New Year for our January Professional Development meeting on Tuesday,  January 9th, 2018

January's presentation will be about Ethics and Standards of Professional Performance by former NSDA President Megan Ellison, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDE.  Enjoy a hearty meal and great conversation with your colleagues prior to the presentation and spend some time networking and mingling while earning valuable CPEU’s!

About the Speaker:

Megan Ellison is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management, and Certified Diabetes Educator.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Food & Nutritional Sciences from Seattle Pacific University in 2009 and her Master’s in Nutrition & Dietetics from the State University of New York in 2010.  She is currently the owner of Sound Dietitians, LLC as well as an Outpatient Clinical Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Swedish Edmonds Hospital.


Date: Tuesday, January 9th 2018



  • 5:30-6:00 pm Membership Sign-up, Networking, Dinner

  • 6:00-8:00 pm Presentation


Location: Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill and Irish Pub

     122 128th St SE

     Everett, WA  98208

Learning Objectives Met:

1.1.1 Accepts own responsibility and accountability for actions and decisions related to customers.

1.1.2 Recognizes and manages conflicts of interest.
1.1.5 Recognizes and maintains appropriate relationships and boundaries.

Learning Codes Met:

1010: Career planning, job search, goal setting
1050: Ethics
1000: Professional skills


RSVP to our January meeting on Facebook (North Sound Dietetic Association) or via email at



 We will no longer be providing any handouts at the meetings.

  1. You can find the speaker’s handouts online. Please find handouts here 2 days prior to the member meeting
  2. You can also use Wi-Fi at the member meetings to access all these materials at the meetings.


RSVP by emailing the NSDA or visit our Facebook event page

You may also renew your NSDA membership at the meeting either by investing in the full year (5 Continuing Education Meetings, 10 total CEU’s) or by paying for a single meeting. Membership grants access to all 5 professional development meetings and lecture recordings.  Skip the line by signing up early here.


2017-2018 Meeting Schedule


Topic & Speaker

September 12th 2017

Building Our Cultural Competency, By Katie Isberg, MS

September 16th 2017

Plenty in the Plant World - Sustainable Garden Tour & Sustainable Cooking & Eating! by Food Forward

November 14th 2017

Prebiotics and the Microbiota, by Alexandra Kazaks, PhD, RD

January 9th 2018

Standards of Professional Performance, by Megan Ellison, RD

March 13th 2018

What You Need to Know About SIBO and FODMAPS, by Selva Wohlgemuth, MS, RDN

May 8th 2018

Research in Health Sciences, by Chris Wade, PhD, MPH


Meetings are held at: 
Shawn O’Donnell’s 122 – 128th Street SW Everett, WA 98208. 

The 2 hour lectures begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please arrive at 5:30 pm to enjoy a networking
dinner.  Earn 2 CEUs by attending these presentations. 

Meeting Location:

Shawn O'Donnell's
122 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208