PNPG Leadership

2021 - 2022 Program Year (June 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022)

Officers

Chair*: Kimberly Zeender Christy RDN, LD, CLC
Chair-Elect*: Toni Pert, MS, RDN, CSP, LD
Past Chair*: Nikki Leveron, MS, RDN, CSP, LDN 
Secretary*: Shannon Goff, MPH, RDN-AP, CNSC, CSPCC, CLC
Treasurer*: Lauren Steele, MS, RD, LDN
Past Treasurer: April Gollihugh, MS, RDN, CSP, LDN
House of Delegates Representative*: Holly Van Poots, RDN, CSP, FAND
Advisor 2020-2022: Jennifer Thorpe, MBA, RD, LDN, FAND
Advisor 2021-2023: Jeanna Jackson, MS, RD, LD, FAND
DPG Reimbursement Representative (RR) 2019-2022: Karen Mountjoy, MEd, RD, LD, CLC

Nominating Committee

Nominating Chair*: Coleen Liscano, MS, RD, CSP, LDN, CNSC, CLE, FAND
Nominating Committee Co-Chair: Anna Busenberg, RDN, CSP, LD, CLC
Nominating Committee Member: Ashley Genz-Sandoval, RDN, CSP

Communications and Marketing Team

Communications & Marketing Chair: Marti Toner, MS, RD, LD
Communications & Marketing Co-Chair: Alyssa Smith, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Communications & Marketing Past Chair: Christine AuYeung, RD, CSP, CNSC
Website Monitor: Rohan Klare, MS, RD, CSP, LD
Social Media Representative: Hollin Ford, MS
Marketing Representative: Hailey Jenson

Member Support Team

Member Support Chair: Rachel Rothman, MS, RD, CLEC
Member Support Co-Chair: Laura Gearman MS, RD, LD, CNSC
Member Support Past Chair: Libby Spoede, MS, RD, CSP, LD
Volunteer Coordinator: Olivia Obertello, MS, RDN
Member Feedback Coordinator: 
Mentorship Coordinator: Laura Gollins, MBA, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND 
Resource Coordinator: 
Student Liaison: Martha Barnes, RDN

Public Policy Team

Public Policy Chair: Jessica Lowe, MPH, RD, CSP
Public Policy Co-Chair: -
Public Policy Past Chair: -
Public Policy Committee Member: Angie Hasemann Bayliss, MS, RDN, CSP
Public Policy Committee Member: Kristin Otto, MS, RD, LDN, CLC

Professional Development Team

Professional Development Chair: Amy E. Reed, MS, RD, CSP, LD
Professional Development Co-Chair: Melissa Wallinga MS, RD, CSPCC, LD
Professional Development Past Chair: Rashelle Berry, MPH, MS, CSP, RD, LD
Building Block for Life Editor: Caitlin Waddle, MS, RDN, LD
Building Block for Life Co-Editor: Nida Shaikh, PhD, RD
Building Block for Life Associate Editor: Amy Gelfand, MS, RDN, CNSC, LDN 
Building Block for Life Associate Editor: Lauren Kronisch, BA, RD, LD
Building Block for Life Associate Editor: Michelle Miller, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Building Block for Life Associate Editor: Emily Bair, MS, MPH, RD
Building Block for Life Copy Editor: Betsy Shepard
Grants & Awards Committee Chair: Sarah Gunnell Bellini, PhD, RDN, CD
Grants & Awards Committee Co-Chair: Deborah Abel, PhD, RDN, LDN
CPEU Coordinator: - 
Webinar Committee: - 
PNS Committee Advisor: -
Member Support: - 
Volunteers: -

Publications

Publications Chair: Kim Milano, MS, MSC, RD, LD, LDN
Publications Co-Chair: Debra Geary Hook. MPH, RDN, FAND, PhDc
Publications Past Chair: Dana Vieselmeyer, MPH, RDN
Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual Editor: Aida Miles, EdD, MMSc, RDN, CSP, LD, FAND
Publications Committee Member: Jennifer Herendeen
Publications Committee Member: Kate Beard
Publications Committee Member: Anna Busenberg, RDN, CSP, LD, CLC

Other

Academy DPG Relations Team Manager: Katie Gustafson
Diversity Liaison: Kayla Bridges
Copy Editor: Betsy Shepard
Executive Administrator: Terry McBride
Publication Printer: Arkansas Graphics
Sponsorship Committee Chair: Nikki Leveron, MS, RDN, CSP, LDN 

     

*Voting Member of Executive Committee