Country Representatives

IAAND appoints Country Representatives (CRs), who serve as first points of contact for IAAND and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics within their country.

What does a Country Representative do?

  • Serves as a local resource to integrate new IAAND members into practice in the country.
  • Serves as an information base for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/IAAND regarding country-specific food and nutrition issues.
  • Serves as a resource base to Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/IAAND, helping field inquiries regarding practice & educational opportunities abroad.
  • Establishes relationships with key nutrition and dietetics associations and other relevant professional organizations.
  • Serves as a resource for referrals in collaboration with local dietetics professionals.

How can you become an IAAND Country Representative?

  • Be an IAAND member (Active or International), ideally living and working in the country of interest.
  • Know the nutrition issues in the country that you wish to represent.
  • Be ready to actively network with local dietetic associations and other nutrition-related organizations.
  • Be able to communicate regularly through e-mail.
  • Be willing to write quarterly reports on your work as the Country Representative.

If you are interested in becoming a Country Representative, please contact IAAND’s CR Chair at CR-Chair@iaand.org.

Meet Country Representative Chair Melinda Boyd

Learn about IAAND’s unique Country Representative (CR) program!

Africa

Ghana

Ivy Frimpong

Oceania

Australia

Kristen MacKenzie-Shalders

New Zealand

Sofie Hou

Asia Pacific

China

Chen Du

Hong Kong

Michelle Lee / Macy Chow

India

Rupal Shah

Japan

Reiko Hashimoto

Laos

Rosemary Doerner

Malasyia

Siew-Lan Ng

Malawi

Sanele Nkomani

Phillipines

Zenaida Velasco

Singapore

Kalpana Bhaskaran

South Korea

Dee Dee Ugursal

Taiwan

Winnie Lin

The Caribbean Islands

Antigua and Barbuda

Dorothy Graham-Charles

Jamaica

Asha-Gaye  Graham Thompson

Europe

Cyprus

Eleni Andreou

Czech Republic

Victoria Hawk

Greece

Ivy Papaioannou

Italy

Marta Parlanti Rahm

Moldova

Tatiana Diacova

Netherlands

Allison Pigatto

Russia

Maria Pastukhova

Spain

Denine Stracker

Sweden

Maria Gustafsson

Switzerland

Louise Anne Pollard

Turkey

Melisa Karabeyoglu

United Kingdom

Charmain Tan

North America

Canada

Mireille Najm

United States

Elizabeth Marino Costello / Dustin Reed

US Military Overseas

Lauren S Brandl

Mexico

Marcela Sanut

Middle East

Egypt

Sara Elsaied

Iraq

Ahmed Chaloob Saddam

Israel

Abigail Navarro

Jordan

Dana Mughrabi

Lebanon

Rafika Ghrawi

Oman

Elana Natker

Pakistan

Sabeen Siddiqui

Qatar

Karla Padrelanan

Saudi Arabia

Mona Aldosari

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Ala Zaidan

Central & South America

Argentina

Luciana Ambrosi

Brazil

Ana Paula Noronha Barrére

Ecuador

Gaby Cucalon

Guatemala

Andrea Paola Guzman Abril

Panama

Rithela Isabel Gonzalez

Venezuela

Pablo Hernandez