Who We Are

The Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.   With over 73,000 members, the Academy is the nation's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health and well-being. Academy members are the nation's food and nutrition experts, translating the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living.

Washington's members include over 1,600 dietetic professionals.  Areas of expertise include:

  • Clinical nutrition
  • Medical nutrition therapy
  • Food service management (schools, health care, business and industry)
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Consultation (patient, business, organizations)
  • Culinary
  • And a myriad of other arenas

We work to empower the people of Washington to improve health with safe, effective and reliable food and nutrition information.

Our Vision: 
Optimize the health and well being of Washington State individuals through food & nutrition.

Our Mission:  Empower members to be Washington State’s food and nutrition leaders.

Our elected board serves from June 1st of each year until May 31st of the following year.

Are you an Academy member living in Washington State?  Be sure you have selected Washington State as your affiliate under your Academy profile!
There is no additional fee!

WSAND President

Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Thank you for visiting our website!  And welcome to the 2022-2023 year.

I'm excited to serve as your president this year and look forward to getting to know all of you better.

Please reach out to us with any questions - we'll be in touch regularly with news, opportunities and activities.

Nicole Stendell-Hollis, PhD, RDN (2022-23 Washington State President)