2017-2018 Leadership Elections

As a member of the Hawai‘’i Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, we would like to invite you to join our Leadership team as an elected board member. Be part of a strong and dedicated board of food and nutrition professionals in the state of Hawai‘i.

Take advantage of the valued benefits:

  • meet other professionals in the field and networking opportunities
  • stay abreast of events and activities to enrich your profession and education
  • be involved in the decision-making process for the progression and advancement of Food and Nutrition professionals in Hawai’i
  • earn 3 continuing education credits
  • great resume builder

All Active and Retired HAND members are eligible to run for office.

Contact our Nominating Committee Chair, Tandis Bishop, if you are interested in or have question about any of these positions for the upcoming 2017-2018 Academy year. We are a supportive, fun group (we think), so don’t be daunted!

The following are vacant elected positions with a brief description of each.


  • Year 1 – shadow and assist current President, Year 2 as President, Year 3 as Past-President
  • Attend Academy’s FNCE conference, all expenses paid
  • Lead board meetings and appoint chairperson’s to committees
  • Serve as HAND’s primary spokesperson
  • Term of Office: 3 years total (President-Elect, President, Past-President)


  • Year 1 – shadow and assist current Treasurer, Year 2 as Treasurer
  • Prepare and submit annual budget to Board for approval
  • Prepare and present financial report for each regularly scheduled Board meeting.
  • Submit tax-related filings
  • Term of Office: 2 years (first year as Treasurer-Elect and 2nd year as Treasurer)

Council on Professional Issues, CPI Chair-Elect

  • Year 1 – shadow and assist current CPI Chair, Year 2 as CPI Chair
  • Sponsor continuing education events for members
  • Plan annual Spring Conference
  • Term of Office: 2 years (first year as CPI Chair-Elect and 2nd year as CPI Chair)

This is a wonderful opportunity for professionals looking to grow and connect with others in the field.