Voting Board Leaders

2023 - 2024 Voting Board Leaders:

Melissa Molloy, MS, RDN, CD

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

Past President
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!

Marissa Beck,
  Marissa Beck, MS, RDN, Founder of REVV Health, is a nutrition counselor and educator with over 13 years of experience. She has worked with business leaders to drive incentive programs that have helped employers reduce healthcare premiums, and during that time counseled thousands of employees with diverse needs. Marissa received her Master of Science from Columbia University, and Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University. She enjoys skiing, hiking, traveling and spending time with family.
Julie Larsen, PhD, RD, RCEP

Julie earned her PhD in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at WSU Spokane where she currently works as an Assistant Professor. She also volunteers with Special Olympics Washington as a Health Promotion Clinical Director and has served on the GSDA board for several years in various capacities. Julie enjoys gardening, hiking, and camping.

Carrie Swift,
  Carrie lives in Richland, WA and has been a diabetes educator at Kadlec Medical Center since 2010. She completed her BS and MS degrees through Washington State University. Carrie has been a long-time volunteer leader in the diabetes and nutrition fields. She lives with her husband and their two dogs. Their daughter Erin is completing her clinical rotation to become an occupational therapist. In her free time Carrie enjoys reading, and playing tennis and pickleball.

Director, Communications
Megan Houchin,


Megan is a dietitian with Providence Elderplace/Pace. She holds a Master’s in Human Nutrition from Marywood University with a thesis focused on Age-Related Macular Degeneration. She also holds a Bachelor’s in Food and Nutritional Science from Seattle Pacific and attended culinary school at The Art Institute of Seattle. Megan is a native of Montana but has been in the Pacific Northwest since 2010. She resides in Lynnwood with her husband David and rescue terrier Banjo.

Ginger Hultin, MS, RD, LDN



Ginger Hultin owns Seattle-based concierge nutrition practices, Champagne Nutrition® PLLC and Seattle Cancer Nutritionist where she helps clients solve complex health mysteries with an integrative approach. She specializes in vegetarian/ diets, integrative oncology nutrition, supplements, and nutrigenomics. Ginger also enjoys talking to dietitians about professional development, improved communication, and social media strategy. Ginger currently serves as adjunct clinical faculty at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health. She is the Chair of the Member and Student Advisory Committee at the Academy, immediate past-president of the Greater Seattle Dietetic Association, past President for the Chicago Academy and past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group. She was awarded Emerging Dietetic Leader in Washington, 2020. She is a graduate of the University of Washington and Bastyr University.

Director, Policy & Advocacy
Meghan Lyle, MPH, RD






Meghan works as the Prevention Center Administrator at Fred Hutch Cancer Center, which supports population-based prevention research implementing nutrition and exercise interventions.  Meghan has ten years of experience in nonprofit and business sectors, and is an advocate for evidence-based healthcare and health systems policies.  She lives in Seattle with her husband and two energetic kids, and runs competitively on the side to keep up her stamina for the adventures of life.

Director, Membership
Tina Dobrowski, MS, RD





Chair, Nominating
Robert Rubio-Velazquez, RDN




My name is Roberto, I'm from Yakima Washington and am a Registered Dietitian at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic in Toppenish Washington. I enjoy speaking with patients about health goals and leading cooking classes for the community as well. I enjoy listening to music in my spare time as well as exercising, enjoying nature and playing with my dog.

WSAND President

Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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I look forward to a great 2023-2024 year filled with activities, opportunities, and networking.

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Melissa Molloy, MS, RDN, CD (2023-24 Washington State President)