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.

Country Representative List

Africa

Ghana:
Ivy Frimpong
cr-ghana@iaand.org

Oceania

Australia:
Kristen MacKenzie-Shalders
cr-australia@iaand.org

The Caribbean Islands

Barbados:
Sade Haynes
cr-barbados@iaand.org

Jamaica:
Christine Fray-Aiken
cr-jamaica@iaand.org

Trinidad and Tobago:
Alana Alexander-Walker
cr-trinidadandtobago@iaand.org

North America

Canada:
Nadine Moukkheibere / Rim Mouhaffel
cr-canada@iaand.org

United States:
Melissa Boncher
Luciana Soares
cr-usa@iaand.org

US Military Overseas:
Lauren S Brandl
CR-militaryoverseas@iaand.org

Mexico:
Marcela Sanut
cr-mexico@iaand.org

Middle East

Israel:
Abigail Navarro
cr-israel@iaand.org

Pakistan:
Ayeza Umar
cr-pakistan@iaand.org

Qatar:
Layan Sukik
cr-qatar@iaand.org

United Arab Emirates (UAE):
Dania Jukaku
cr-uae@iaand.org

Europe

Cyprus:
Elina Angastinioti
cr-cyprus@iaand.org

Czech Republic:
Victoria Hawk
cr-czechrepublic@iaand.org

France:
Stephanie Rink
cr-france@iaand.org

Georgia:
Khatia Nanobashvilli
cr-georgia@iaand.org

Italy:
Patrizia Palumbo
cr-italy@iaand.org

Moldova:
Tatiana Diacova
cr-moldova@iaand.org

Poland:
Ewa Zduńczyk
cr-poland@iaand.org

Spain:
Susan Burke March
cr-spain@iaand.org

Sweden:
Liliana Loderup
cr-sweden@iaand.org

Switzerland:
Stephanie Fiorito
cr-switzerland@iaand.org

Turkey:
Nur Gizem Seber Bozdogan
cr-turkey@iaand.org

United Kingdom:
Lucy Rapier
cr-uk@iaand.org

Asia Pacific

China:
Chen Du
cr-china@iaand.org

Hong Kong:
Winnie Lin
Lorena Chung
cr-hongkong@iaand.org

India:
Sohini Patel
cr-india@iaand.org

Japan:
Shinta Nishioka
cr-japan@iaand.org

Malaysia:
Ai Kah Ng
cr-malaysia@iaand.org

Malawi:
Gertrude Mphwanthe
CR-malawi@iaand.org

Philipines:
Juvy Martillos
CR-Philippines@iaand.org

Singapore:
Verena Tan
cr-singapore@iaand.org

Taiwan:
Janet Ellen Malanga
cr-taiwan@iaand.org

Central & South America

Argentina:
Jessica Lorenzo
cr-argentina@iaand.org

Colombia:
Eva Weston
cr-colombia@iaand.org

Ecuador:
Maria Gabriela Cucalon
cr-ecuador@iaand.org

Venezuela:
Pablo Hernandez
cr-venezuela@iaand.org