Florida Academy

of Nutrition and Dietetics

Public Policy

It’s that time of year again…The Florida Legislative session began on March 2, 2021!

Your FAND Public Policy Team is here for you with updates on licensure, information on current policies and bills impacting Florida dietetic professionals, and support for your public policy initiatives. Our FAQs section below contains information to help you get started!

Please join us for our Legislative Day Virtual Conference: April 8, 2021, at 6-8:30 pm.

See more details on our first-ever virtual Legislation Day conference and register for this event HERE


Looking forward to a great year for public policy for Florida Dietitians!


Your FAND Public Policy Team,

Afaf Qasem – State Policy Representative, Chair

Kelly Urbanik – State Regulatory Specialist

Bianca Manfred – Public Policy Coordinator

Dawn Springs – Reimbursement Representative

Peggy O’Neill – President-Elect, Public Policy Committee Sponsor



How to Connect with Your Local Legislator

Q&A: Changes to licensure law as of June 30, 2020

Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Council Laws and Rules

Telehealth Law 

Florida Out-of state Telehealth Registration




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