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.

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News and Events

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Mail-in membership option is still available. Click here to learn more.

Registration open:
April 23-25: Washington State Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Educational Conference in Yakima, WA. Join us for the WA-PNPG-sponsored speaker on "Back to Basics: Blenderized Tube Feedings" on Tuesday the 25th! Click here for hotel and registration information.

May 9-12: Assuring Pediatric Nutrition in the Hospital and Community in Seattle, WA. Multi-day, intensive training for novice and advanced pediatric nutrition practitioners. Click here for more information.


  • 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


2016-17 WA-PNPG Board

Chair - Mari Mazon, MS, RDN, CD
Chair-elect - Connie Warner, MS, RDN, CD
Secretary - Open Position
Treasurer - Sarah Bailey, MS, RD, CD
Past-Chair/Nominating Committee Chair - Annette Pederson, MS, RD, CD
Nominating Committee - Cheryl Polasek, RD, CD
Nominating Committee - Open Position