Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (VAND) previously know as the Vermont Dietetic Association (VDA) was founded October, 1944. VAND is an active dietetic association in Vermont, open to registered dietitians, certified dietitians, dietetic technicians-registered, and nutrition students. VAND members provide essential nutrition-related services to the Vermont community. If you are a nutrition professional new to the area, join us for professional development, career growth and networking opportunities.
To become a member of Vermont Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (VAND), you must first join and maintain an active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Use the membership application and help VAND win the 2012-2013 membership affiliate challenge! This form is not applicable to students. Students can use the form found on The Academy website, www.eatright.org.
As a member of VAND, you will have the opportunity to access and experience these benefits:
Opportunities to expand your career, gain leadership experience or find new employment in our Job Bank
Receive VAND Connections, the quarterly electronic newsletter which highlights statewide professional events, community based events, current legislative issues, educational opportunities, reviews of current nutrition topics, and opportunities for involvement
Stay abreast of current research and earn CEU's through conferences, workshops and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics-sponsored teleseminars
Market your professional services and business through VAND’s Contact a Dietitian database. Build your resume and leadership skills by serving on VAND’s Board of Directors
Public Policy Initiatives and Advocacy
Let your voice be heard! Impact food and nutrition policies at the local level by joining us at Legislative Day at the State House
Be connected with other nutrition professional for sharing information, skills and experience
Locally Betsy Hiser Scholarship and a multiple of scholarships available through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Cost Savings at our Annual Spring Conference
Members receive a reduced rate compared to non-VAND members. Our annual meeting features a variety of speakers who address a variety of current nutrition topics. This is an opportunity to remain current and obtain continuing education credits at a reasonable cost.
All VAND members are invited to our board meetings. Visit our online calendar for Board Meeting dates.
For more information about membership, please contact our Membership Chair, Jane Ross, at email@example.com
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