Our Executive Board

Fatinah Darwish-Elsherbiny, MPH, RDN

Fatinah Darwish-Elsherbiny, MPH, RDN

President

Region: Los Angeles
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/23

Silva Boumjahed, RD

Silva Boumjahed, RD

President-Elect

District: Bay Area
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/23

Monica McCorkle, MS, RDN, CDCES, HWC-NBC

Monica McCorkle, MS, RDN, CDCES, HWC-NBC

Immediate Past President

District: San Diego
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/23

Vicky Flaig, MEd, RDN

Vicky Flaig, MEd, RDN

Secretary & Treasurer

District: Northern Area
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/24

Brandon Lee, MS, RD, CCRP, ACSM-CPT

Brandon Lee, MS, RD, CCRP, ACSM-CPT

Vice President Communications

District: Northern Area
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/23
Appointed

Anet Piridzhanyan, MS, RDN

Anet Piridzhanyan, MS, RDN

Vice President Public Policy

Region: Los Angeles
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/24

Rachel Flores, MS, RD

Rachel Flores, MS, RD

Vice President Education

Region: Los Angeles
Term: 6/1/21 – 5/31/23

Jassi Kaur, PhD, RDN

Jassi Kaur, PhD, RDN

Vice President Membership Benefits

District: Bay Area
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/24

Dorothy Chen-Maynard, PhD, RDN, FAND

Dorothy Chen-Maynard, PhD, RDN, FAND

Vice President I.D.E.A.

District: Inland
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/23
Appointed

Jo Miller, MPH, RDN

Jo Miller, MPH, RDN

Co-Chair Delegates

District: Northern Area
Term: 6/1/20 – 5/31/23

Wanda Siu-Chan, MS, RD

Wanda Siu-Chan, MS, RD

Co-Chair Delegates

District: Bay Area
Term: 6/1/21 – 5/31/24

Zoe Womack, MPH, RDN

Zoe Womack, MPH, RDN

Los Angeles Region Representative

Region: Los Angeles
Appointed

Lisa Herzig, PhD, RDN, CDCES

Lisa Herzig, PhD, RDN, CDCES

Chairperson - CA Academy Foundation

District: Central Valley

Carrie Der Garabedian, MBA, RD, CFPM

Carrie Der Garabedian, MBA, RD, CFPM

Executive Director, CA Academy & CA Academy Foundation

District: Central Valley

Our Delegates

Wanda Siu-Chan, MS, RD

Wanda Siu-Chan, MS, RD

Co-Chair Delegates & Education Council, Area 1 Bay Area (Home) and Silicon Valley Districts

Term: 6/1/21 – 5/31/24

Jo Miller, MPH, RDN

Jo Miller, MPH, RDN

Co-Chair Delegates & Public Policy Council, Area 2 Northern Area (Home) and Diablo Valley Districts

Term: 6/1/20 – 5/31/23

Cynthia Tovar, RD, CLEC

Cynthia Tovar, RD, CLEC

Delegates & Communications Council, Area 3 Coastal Tri-Counties Region and Central Valley District (Home)

Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/25

Kelly Warner, MPH, RDN

Kelly Warner, MPH, RDN

Delegates & I.D.E.A. Council, Area 4 Los Angeles Region (Home) and Inland District

Term: 6/1/21 – 5/31/24

Lisa Gibson, MS, RDN, FAND

Lisa Gibson, MS, RDN, FAND

Delegates & Membership Council, Area 5 San Diego and Orange (Home) Districts

Term: 6/1/20-5/31/23

Our Nominating Committee

Kathryn (Mandy) Hillstrom, EdD, MPH, RDN, FAND

Kathryn (Mandy) Hillstrom, EdD, MPH, RDN, FAND

Chairperson

Region: Los Angeles
Term: 6/1/21 – 5/31/23

Jacqueline Zeiderman, MS, RD, LDN, CDN

Jacqueline Zeiderman, MS, RD, LDN, CDN

Member

Region: Los Angeles
Term: 6/1/21 – 5/31/23

Janine Doggett, MS, RD, CNSC

Janine Doggett, MS, RD, CNSC

Member

District: San Diego
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/24

Tiffany Horne, MAS, RD, CNSC

Tiffany Horne, MAS, RD, CNSC

Member

District: Bay Area
Term: 6/1/22 – 5/31/24

Ashley Rosales, RDN

Ashley Rosales, RDN

Member

District: Northern Area
Term: 6/1/22-5/31/24

Council & Committee Members
(Will be updated as Council Members are Determined)

Communications Council

Brandon Lee, MS, RD, CCRP, ACSM-CPT
Vice President

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Media Representative

April Marquardt, Student
Newsletter Editor/Instagram

Christina Armendariz, Student
Social Media Coordinator / Facebook & Twitter

Jessica Cruz, Student
Social Media Coordinator/Facebook & Twitter Coordinator

Ilsa Arias
Social Media, Coordinator/LinkedIn     

Cynthia Tovar, RD, CLEC

Delegate Representative 

Fatinah Darwish-Elsherbiny, MPH, RDN
President

Carrie Der Garabedian, MBA, RDN, CFPM

Executive Director 

Education Council

Rachel  Flores, MS, RD
Vice President
Joan Frank, MS, RDN

UC System (DPD) Representative

Wanda Siu-Chan, MS, RD

Delegate Representative

Koby Moridzadeh, MED, RDN

Community College Representative 

Annette Besnilian, EdD, MPH, RDN, CLE, FAND

Dietetic Internship/CSU Representative

Cary Kreutzer, EdD, MPH, RDN, FAND

Coordinated/Private Program Representative

Brooke Wickman, MS, RDN

Student Representative

Carrie Der Garabedian, MBA, RDN, CFPM

Executive Director

Membership Benefits Council

Jassi Kaur, PhD, RDN
Vice President 

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Member Representative

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Member Representative

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Member Representative

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Member Representative

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Member Representative

Fatheema Subhan, MPhil, PhD, RDN
LA Member Representative                     

Lisa Gibson, MS, RDN, FAND
Delegate Representative

Carrie Der Garabedian, MBA, RDN, CFPM
Executive Director 

Public Policy Council

Anet Piridzhanyan, MS, RDN
Vice President 

Mandy Nezami, DrPH, MA, MS, RDN
Nutrition Services Payment Specialist (NSPS)

Karissa Bouchie, RD, CDE, FAND
Pat Booth, MS, RDN, FADA
Consumer Protection and Licensure Coordinators

Nadine Braunstein, PhD, RDN, FAND
Advocacy Summit Coordinator

Michelle Katz, MS, RD 
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State Legislation Coordinators

Jo Miller, MPH, RDN
Delegate Representative

Carrie Der Garabedian, MBA, RD, CFPM
Executive Director

Local Public Policy Representatives

Bay Area District
Kristal Shelden, MPH, RDN
Natalie Masis

Coastal Tri Counties Region
Justine Violet, RD

Los Angeles Region
Zoe Womack

San Diego District
Brenda Reynosa, MBA, RDN
Pavithra Ramachandran, MS, RDN

Central Valley District
Cynthia Tovar, RDN

Silicon Valley District
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Orange District
Shelby Yacezcko, MS, RDN
Catherine Mussatti, RDN

Diablo Valley District
Anthony Co, RD

Inland District
Sarah Tomlinson, BS

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access (I.D.E.A)

Dorothy Chen-Maynard, PhD, RDN, FAND
Vice President (Appointed)

Kelly Warner, MPH, RDN
Delegate Representative 

Veronica Carmona, RDN
LA DEI Chair

Fatinah Darwish-Elsherbiny, MPH, RDN
CA Academy President 

Carrie Der Garabedian, MBA, RDN, CFPM
Executive Director