Welcome to the Washington State Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group

The Washington State Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group (WA-PNPG) is a practice group of the Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

The Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group promotes the nutritional health of infants, children and adolescents in Washington State through education and networking opportunities for pediatric nutrition professionals.

News and Events

 Save the dates:

 Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Educational Conference 
 with the Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 
 April 6-8, 2014
 Northern Quest Resort and Casino
 Spokane, WA  

 (See Events page for link)   


  • To sponsor educational events and speakers on topics related to pediatric nutrition
  • To provide a statewide forum for networking on pediatric issues
  • To update members on nutrition resources for pediatric nutrition professionals
  • To increase coordination and collaboration between hospital-based and community dietitians to insure continuity of care for infants, children, and adolescents


2013-14 WA-PNPG Board

Chair - Alli Stanton, RD, CSP, CD
Chair-elect - Annette Pederson, MS, RD, CD
Secretary - Beth Davis, RD, CD
Treasurer - Sarah Bailey, MS, RD, CD
Past-Chair/Nominating Committee Chair - Roseann Torkelson, MS, RD, CD
Nominating Committee - Kim Cooperman, MS, RD, CD
Nominating Committee - Mary Verbovski, MS, RD, CD