2016-17 LAD Executive Board
The Executive Board serves as the governing body for CAND-LAD. It consists of elected officers and committee chairs. The Executive Board members are listed below with a brief description of their duties. To volunteer for a committee or for more information concerning a specific committee contact the individual Executive Board member listed below. All members are welcome to attend our monthly executive board meetings. Contact LAD's President Karmen Ovsepyan, MS, RD for more information.

LAD EB Meetings are held once a month (all meetings are free). View meeting dates and information!

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LAD President
PRESIDENT :: Karmen Ovsepyan, MS, RD
LAD President Elect
PRESIDENT ELECT :: Anet Piridzhanyan, MS, RD
Assists the President with LAD CPE Events.
LAD Treasurer
TREASURER :: Michelle D. Katz, MS, RD
Reimbursements for CAND-LAD Executive Board members and Committee Chairs.
LAD Treasurer Elect
TREASURER ELECT :: Christine Myung Kim, DTR
LAD Committee Coordinator #2
COMMITTEE COORDINATOR #2 (CC2) :: Elisabeth Daniels
Oversees: Nominating and Awards Committee, Volunteer Committee, Membership Committee
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LAD Public Policy Chair
PUBLIC POLICY CO-CHAIR :: Doris Delgado, BS, Sc, RDN
To effect legislation both statewide and nationwide that effectively promotes nutrition and the RD.
AND/CAND Delegate/Bylaws and Procedures Chair
ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS/CAND DELEGATE/BYLAWS and PROCEDURES CHAIR :: Dorothy C. Chen-Maynard, PhD, RD
Represents CAND-LAD to the American Dietetic Association.
LAD Nominating and Awards Committee Chair and Financial Planning Chair
NOMINATING and AWARDS COMMITTEE CHAIR (CC2) :: Jennifer Burris, MS, RD, CNSC, CSSD, CDE, CSG
LAD Nominating and Awards Committee
NOMINATING and AWARDS COMMITTEE (CC2) :: Mandy Nezami, DrPH, RD
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Fundraising Committee Co-Chair
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR (CC3) :: Eva Weston, DTR
Fundraising Committee Co-Chair
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR (CC3) :: Laura Gajda
LAD Membership Committee Co-Chair
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR (CC2) :: Irma Madrigal, BS
LAD Membership Committee Co-Chair
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR (CC2) :: Tamar Karabian
LAD Volunteer Committee Co-Chair
VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR (CC2) :: Alyssa Baldino, MPH, RD
LAD Volunteer Committee Co-Chair
VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR (CC2) :: Chira Louie
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LAD Marketing/Sponsorship Co-Chair
MARKETING/SPONSORSHIP CHAIR (CC1) :: Shelby Bublitz
Promotes the image, goals and activities of LAD.
LAD Marketing/Sponsorship Co-Chair
MARKETING/SPONSORSHIP CHAIR (CC1) :: David A. Wiss, MS, RDN, CPT
Promotes the image, goals and activities of LAD.
LAD Newsletter Editor
FINANCIAL PLANNING CHAIR (PAST PRES) :: Lisa Calanni, MS, RD
Formulates operating budget for the upcoming term and performs quarterly audits.
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LAD Newsletter Editor
NEWSLETTER EDITOR :: Stephanie Magdaleno
To submit articles to LAD NEWS or to purchase advertising space. Newsletter deadline is the 1st working day of each month. For Newsletter subscriptions only contact the LAD Treasurer Elect. Newsletter subscriptions are $15 for non-LAD members.
LAD Historian
NEWSLETTER EDITOR :: Anthony Gomar
To submit articles to LAD NEWS or to purchase advertising space. Newsletter deadline is the 1st working day of each month. For Newsletter subscriptions only contact the LAD Treasurer Elect. Newsletter subscriptions are $15 for non-LAD members.
LAD Social Media Coordinator
SOCIAL MEDIA CHAIR :: Jocceline Hernandez, MS, RD
Updates social media channels with *CPE, networking, professional and volunteer opportunities. *Advertising fee may apply.
San Fernando Valley Extension Co-Coordinator
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY CO-COORDINATOR :: Nina Young, MS, RDN
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San Fernando Valley Extension Co-Coordinator
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY EXECUTIVE BOARD :: Jocceline Hernandez, MS, RD
San Fernando Valley Extension Co-Coordinator
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY EXECUTIVE BOARD :: Jocelyn Harrison
San Fernando Valley Extension Co-Coordinator
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY EXECUTIVE BOARD :: Christine Myung Kim, DTR
San Fernando Valley Extension Co-Coordinator
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY CO‐COORDINATOR :: Eva Weston, DTR
San Gabriel Valley Extension Board Member
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY EXECUTIVE BOARD :: Priya Venkatesan, RD
San Gabriel Valley Extension Board Member
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY EXECUTIVE BOARD :: Ashley Genz‐Sandoval, DTR, DI
San Gabriel Valley Extension Board Member
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY EXTENSION BOARD MEMBER :: Heather Garcia
San Gabriel Valley Extension Board Member
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY EXTENSION BOARD MEMBER :: Tiffany Hsu
San Gabriel Valley Extension Board Member
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY EXECUTIVE BOARD :: Vanessa Tan, MPH, RD
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San Gabriel Valley Extension Board Member
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY EXECUTIVE BOARD :: Naomi Silvas, RD
San Fernando Valley Extension Co-Coordinator
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY EXECUTIVE BOARD :: Ge (Miranda) Zhan, MS, RD
San Fernando Valley Extention Co-Coordinator
SAN GABRIEL VALLEY EXECUTIVE BOARD :: Julie Tang, MS, RD
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