Florida Academy

of Nutrition and Dietetics

Organization Description - Member's Section


The Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND) is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of 7 members elected by the membership.

The Executive Director and Board Mentor as ex‐officio members of the board.

The Board of Directors usually meets 3 times during the operating year.

The FAND Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association. The purpose of the board is to determine administrative policies, manage the property and activities of the association and correlate the association’s program of work with that of its affiliated districts and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). The board makes all final decisions for the organization and controls its budget.

In addition to the Board of Director The FAND has an Advisory Council, the Administrative Council, which meets twice during the operating year. The function of the AC is to develop and adopt objectives, set priorities, implement programs and maintain fiscal accountability as directed by the Board to further the objectives of the Association. Activities of the Association are discussed and fiscal reports are given at the Council meetings. The Council may make motions to present as recommendations to the Board.

FAND has a committee structure established in order to carry out the work of the organization. Chairs of these committees are appointed by the President‐elect to serve during her/his term as president. Board members assume responsibility for oversight of assigned committees. Committee chairs are expected to work through their oversight board member.

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