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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2018 Award for Grassroots Excellence – Due August 24

Dear Policy Leaders,

It’s that time of year again. Nominations for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2018 Award for Grassroots Excellence are open.

Public policy and advocacy are core functions of the Academy and are critical to achieving the mission, vision, goals and strategies outlined in the Strategic Plan Road­map. The Grassroots Excellence Award recognizes members who are committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through advocacy.

As a member of the Public Policy Panel, we encourage you to nominate an Academy member who exemplifies leadership and advocacy qualities and has made a significant impact in policy. All nomination must be received by 5 p.m. (Eastern Time) onFriday, August 24.

Past award winners and current members of the Academy’s Legislative and Public Policy Committee, Consumer Protection and Licensure Subcommittee or the Political Action Committee Board of Directors are ineligible.

Nominate a policy leader today! Attached you will find the nomination form. Should you need any assistance or have any questions or comments, feel free to contact Nate Stritzinger.

Thank you for your advocacy efforts!