Khrysta Baig

Elected 2017-2020

  As the KAND President, I am honored to be leading our board. During my time in this role, I plan to focus on action-based changes to better serve the profession and the public.

Kathy Irwin

Elected 2018-2021

I plan to engage as many RDNs as possible by offering an avenue of timely information to benefit the well being of our patients and community. I hope to encourage RDNs to practice at the top of their scope with confidence.
Past President/Bylaws

Janet Buck

Elected 2016-2019


Lindsay Miesel

Elected 2018-2020

  As secretary, I will act as a liaison between KAND’s executive committee and its members. I want members to feel informed, valued, and supported and will communicate objectives and activities to you while maintaining accurate and up-to-date records. I will also happily answer or re-direct any questions you might have.

Sarah Griswold

Elected 2018-2020

My goal as Treasurer will be to ensure fiscal responsibility to support the programs and mission of KAND. With my prior experience on the board, I understand the process of annual budgeting and the desire to maintain solvency for the future of our organization. I hope to support board members in spending their allocated funds and to offer timely financial reports to both the board and members.
Nominating Chair

Jeanne Davis

Elected 2017-2019

Nominating Chair-Elect & Membership Directory

Carolyn Perry-Burst

Elected 2017-2019

Nominating Committee

Rachel Ignomirello

Elected 2018-2019

As a member of the Nominating Committee, my mission is to help find and assemble future KAND officers. KAND is a wonderful opportunity to network and to advance our profession.
CPI Chair/Sponsorship

Megan Rodgers

Elected 2017-2019

  This year I hope to leverage dietitian services through the continued use of the Referral Directory. I plan to continue to strengthen relationships between KAND and outside organizations. I also will help plan the legislative breakfast, so any new ideas are welcome!
Awards and Scholarship

Kristen Clay

Elected 2017-2019

  This will be my second year serving as the Awards and Scholarship Chair. I will continue my goal of highlighting KAND’s exceptional members .

Shanthi Appelo

Elected 2018-2020

  As KAND Legislative Chair, I plan to disseminate information regarding national and state level legislation to our members. In line with AND and TAND, I will keep members updated with calls to action. I will be planning the legislative breakfast or similar event. Through this term, I hope to network and build friendships with other KAND dietitians.
Volunteer Reporter & Historian

Karen Wetherall

Appointed 2015-Present

  I have created an electronic photo presentation of KAND’s 70 year history. I welcome photos members may have of awards won or other KAND past events. I enjoy documenting current KAND events, photographing annual award winners, and highlighting KAND accomplishments to TAND for distribution to TN RDNs.
NNM/Media Chair/Media Spokesperson

Andrea Kendrick

Appointed 2017-2019

  In my role I hope to promote the RD in our area. I would love to see more KAND RDs share with KAND when they are on various media platforms so we can show our local community sound nutrition information.

Khrysta Baig

Appointed 2015-Present

  As Webmaster, I am working behind the scenes to keep our website updated. I’m working to automate some of the forms in an effort to keep our board more connected.
Student Delegate As student delegate, my mission is to be a strong source of communication between KAND and the student body. I am honored to be able to serve and be further involved with KAND. If you ever need any information or have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

KAND Board Drive

KAND Board Survey

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