NOBIDAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2012 -2013                                  NOBIDAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2014-2015


           NOBIDAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2013-2014                               NOBIDAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2018-2019

The National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition (NOBIDAN) has served members for over 50 years as a networking group. In 2008, NOBIDAN became the fourth Member Interest Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics... 


The National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition (NOBIDAN) is a professional organization of African-American dietetic and nutrition practitioners whose mission is to provide a forum for professional development and support of dietetic, optimal nutrition and well-being for the general public, particularly those of African descent.

Executive Committee 2019-2020

Chair...... Alison Brown, MS, PhD
Chair-Elect ...... Denine Rogers, MS, RDN, LD, FAND
Secretary...... Veronica McLymont, PhD, RDN, CDN 
Treasurer...... Rojean Williams, MS, RD, LDN

Immediate Past Chair...... Rojean Williams, MS, RD, LDN

Nominating Committee 2019-2020

Chair...... Brittannie Chester, MS, RD, LD, CDE
April Stull
Carol Taylor


"UNITY AND STRENGTH" This theme helps to promote the collaboration and cooperation between members and serves as a reminder that a chain is only as strong as its links.


a. To lead in the planning, implementation and evaluation of food, nutrition and health service delivery to African-American communities.

b. To promote professional practice, research and educational advancement.

c. To promote cultural competency of NOBIDAN.

d. To strengthen the influence of the Member Interest Group on professional organizations, policy makers, government and other identified entities through coordinated action.

e. To highlight the contributions of member dietetic practitioners with significant contributions to the Association and profession.

f. To support leadership development and promote member service utilization.

g. To identify, mentor and support promising future African-American dietetic practitioners.

h. To maintain a resource directory of NOBIDAN dietetic practitioners and those interested in supporting the Member Interest Group.

NOBIDAN Charter Members /Facilitators
Henrietta Akridge, BS.,RD                                                            
Beverly Nichols Bryant , Ed.D.,RD., CFCS
Evelyn Burgess,BS.,RD **
Wanda Clayton,BS.,RD
Icilda Flournory, Ed.D., RD **
Evelyn Lewis,  MS., RD, **
Frances Thomas, MS.,RD
Clara Woodridge , BS.,RD (Deceased)
Sarah M. Wilder, PhD.,RD.,LD **