Title

Georgianna Walker elected Chair of NDBODP for 2012-2013

Authors

Doris Wang

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

10-2-2012

Campus Unit

College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines

Abstract

Georgianna Walker, MS, RD, LRD, New Rockford, North Dakota, has been elected Chair of the North Dakota Board of Dietetic Practice (NDBODP) for 2012-2013. Members of BODP are appointed to three-year terms by the governor to oversee laws and rules governing dietetic practice in North Dakota. Georgianna has been a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics since 1978 and has been a clinical instructor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics since fall 2007. She previously worked in private practice in the New Rockford area. Her professional service to the Academy includes numerous leadership positions at the national and state level including national Chair, Treasurer, and Area II Coordinator of the Dietitians in Health Care Communities Dietetic Practice Group (DHCC) and Chair of several committees within DHCC. She is a former Chair of the North Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and she has authored, edited and reviewed several publications for the Academy. In 2003 she was awarded the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award from the North Dakota Dietetic Association. Georgianna is a graduate of Whittier College. She earned a master's degree from Iowa State University.

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