Committee Leaders

Committees Leaders:

Newsletter Editor
Melissa Foor, MS, RDN
 

I am the Manager of Clinical Nutrition and Dietary Services at Valley Medical Center. I've worked in a variety of settings including outpatient, food management, recipe analysis, and clinical. I graduated from Michigan State for my bachelor's and Eastern Illinois for my Master's. Looking forward to keeping everyone in the loop on all our great happenings.

Nominating Commettee- (Chair Elect)
Carol Taylor
  Information coming soon!
Nominating Committee- 
Christy Goff, MS, RDN, CD, RYT200

Christy works as a lead dietitian and certified yoga instructor in the PacMed program called Living Well Alliance - an employee wellness program offering nutrition classes and yoga for companies.  She has been on the board of the Greater Seattle Dietetic Association chapter since 2015 in various positions including president this past year.  Christy’s professional interest include maternal health, plant-based nutrition, brain health, mindfulness and stress reduction therapies.

 

Nominating - (2nd Year)
Stephanie Michael

Stephanie earned her Master of Science in Nutrition, Didactic Program in Dietetics Degree from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. After completing her dietetic internship, through Oregon Health and Science University, she began working as a primary care dietitian at Yakima Valley Farm Workers clinics in Astoria and Clatskanie, Oregon.   In her free time, Stephanie enjoys traveling, especially road-trips, growing edible plants and flowers, and cooking as well as eating with family and friends.

State Policy Representative
Mari Mazon, MS, RDN, CD

Mari Mazon works with children with special health care needs at the UW Center on Human Development & Disability and at Kindering, which is an Early Intervention (Birth-to-3) center. She also is a nutrition faculty on the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) and Pediatric Pulmonary Center (PPC) grants, which are funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. She has served as chairperson on the Washington State Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group.

Public Policy Coordinator
Nicole Stendell-Hollis, PhD, MS, RDN
 

Nicole Stendell-Hollis is an Associate Professor at Central Washington University.  She conducts research focusing on childhood and adult obesity prevention, with current research evaluating the effectiveness of a large Corporate Wellness Program overseen by a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist on employee health outcomes. She is the mother of two daughters and loves living in the PNW!

State Regulatory Specialist
Morgan Hartline, RD


   
Chair, Awards
Marissa Beck, MS RD
   

Marissa Beck, MS, RDN leverages her expertise in corporate wellness as a Registered Dietitian for CareATC, where she works on-site with employees of Nintendo. There, she is helping Nintendo start their first on-site clinic, offering individual nutrition counseling and monthly lectures to all employees. Marissa has worked with employees of multiple tech companies and start-ups as a dietitian with PRO Sports Club, including employees of Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Facebook. Her deep understanding of tech and start-up culture began with her role as Director of Wellness at Next Jump, an eCommerce start-up based in New York City, where she managed and developed wellness platforms, programs and communications. Marissa has won the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year (RYDY) award for Washington in 2016 and has held leadership positions on the executive committees for regional dietetic associations, including President of the Greater Seattle Dietetic Association and Newsletter Editor of the Greater New York Dietetic Association. As a mom of two toddler girls, Marissa has her hands and kitchen full at all times.

Chair, Reimbursement &
Health Professional QA
Terri Fox, RD, CD, CDE
Terri is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator.  She is in private practice in Olympia, Washington.  Terri has written articles and been a contributing author to Northwest Health Magazine.  She  has volunteered as medical staff at diabetes kids camp (Camp LEO), has lead diabetes supports groups,  taught renal classes and has been a speaker for many groups including the American Diabetes Association, Lion's clubs, and the Masonic lodge.
Chair Education Conference
Joan Milton, MS, RDN, CD, CCRC
Joan Milton M.S., R.D.N., C.D., CCRC is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and Research Dietitian at Providence Medical Research Center in Spokane. She has served as a nutrition educator in community settings, the community college system and in private consultation. Joan has also worked as a consultant dietitian and a home health care dietitian. She received a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington University and a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition from Washington State University.
Consumer Protection Coordinator
Star Flower, DTR
   

Flower Star graduated from Bastyr University in 2015 with a Master's of Science in Nutrition/DPD. For the past year Ms. Star has worked in El Paso at an army medical center as a registered dietetic technician. Her passion surrounds community nutrition, relating to food security, nutrition education, and diabetes.  Currently, she is interning with Garden to Table Nutrition Internship in Bothell, WA.  She hopes to apply garden to table concepts professionally by connecting clients more intimately to their food.