Obesity Prevention Nutrition Council

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Yetunde Akingbemi
Minnesota
Graduate Student
University of Minnesota
aking005@umn.edu
334-332-8273
Student Member
Minnesota
Diabetes Supervisor
Minnesota Dept of Health
teresa.ambroz@state.mn.us
651-201-4724
Designee
Mary Beth Anderson, BA
Minnesota
Director of Educational Resources
Learning Zone Xpress
marybeth@learningzonexpress.com
507-455-9076
Associate Member
Natalie Andrews, MS, RD, LD
Arkansas
WIC Nutrition Consultant
Arkansas Dept of Health
natalie.andrews@arkansas.gov
501-661-2656
Expanded Member
South Carolina
WIC State Breastfeeding Coordinator
South Carolina Dept of Health
babbeb@dhec.sc.gov
803-898-0657
Expanded Member
South Carolina
Nutritionist
South Carolina Dept of Health and Environmental Control
bagwelkn@dhec.sc.gov
843-915-5654
Expanded Member
Missouri
Nutritionist III
Missouri Dept of Health and Senior Services
susan.barr@health.mo.gov
417-895-6943
Expanded Member
Emily Bash, MPH, RD, CLC
Colorado
Nutrition Specialist
Colorado Dept of Public Health & Environment
emily.bash@state.co.us
303-692-6413
Expanded Member
Maryland
Nutrition, Health and WEllness Extension Educator
University of Maryland Extension
kbase1@comcast.net
410-313-1908
Associate Member
Washington
Nutrition Coordinator
Washington State Dept of Health
chris.benson@doh.wa.gov
360-280-2517
Expanded Member
Missouri
Nutritionist I
Missouri Dept of Health and Senior Services
pamela.birk@health.mo.gov
573-290-5878
Expanded Member
Lindsey Bouza, MPH, PAPHS
Indiana
Director, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity
Indiana State Dept of Health
lbouza@isdh.in.gov
317-234-3580
Expanded Member
South Carolina
SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator
South Carolina Dept of Health
brittaba@dhec.sc.gov
803-898-0918
Expanded Member
Terrell Brock, MPH, RD
Wisconsin
Public Health Nutrition Consultant
Wisconsin Division of Public Health
terrell.brock@dhs.wisconsin.gov
608-266-3822
Designee
Arizona
Assistant Professor
Arizona State University
meg.bruening@asu.edu
602-827-2266
Associate Member
North Carolina
Nutrition Program Consultant
North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services
jenn.buden@dhhs.nc.gov
919-707-5786
Expanded Member
Minnesota
Nutrition Program Consultant
Minnesota Dept of Education
samantha.burington@state.mn.us
651-582-8376
Expanded Member
Minnesota
Nutrition Program Consultant
Minnesota Dept of Education
molly.butala@state.mn.us
651-582-1611
Expanded Member
Arkansas
Nutritionist Supervisor
Arkansas Dept of Health
elizabeth.a.butler@arkansas.gov
501-280-4501
Expanded Member
Arizona
WIC Nutrition Consultant
Arizona Dept of Health Services
emily.cervantez@azdhs.gov
602-542-1280
Expanded Member
Oregon
Policy Specialist
Oregon Public Health Division
jennifer.j.chandler@state.or.us
971-673-3183
Expanded Member
Tammy Chase-Brunelle, CHES
Hawaii
SNAP-Ed Coordinator
Hawaii State Dept of Health
tammy.chase-brunelle@doh.hawaii.gov
808-586-5463
Expanded Member
Lita Chatham, MS, RDN, LD
Alabama
Nutritionist Senior
Alabama Department of Public Health
lita.chatham@adph.state.al.us
334-206-9465
Expanded Member
Katharine Clarke, MS, RD, LDN
North Carolina
Nutrition Program Consultant
North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services
katharine.clarke@dhhs.nc.gov
919-707-5763
Expanded Member
South Carolina
Lead Registered Dietitian
South Carolina Dept of Health
craigjm@dhec.sc.gov
843-371-9180
Expanded Member
Angela Crets, RD, REHS
North Carolina
Program Nutrition Assistant
North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services
angela.crets@dhhs.nc.gov
252-943-1544
Expanded Member
Oregon
Worksite Wellness Coordinator
Oregon Public Health Division
theresa.e.cross@state.or.us
971-673-2826
Expanded Member
Arizona
Food Systems Specialist
Arizona Dept of Health Services
jessica.davenport@azdhs.gov
602-769-6047
Expanded Member
Missouri
Program Coordinator
Missouri Dept of Health and Senior Services
cindy.deblauw@health.mo.gov
573-751-3334
Expanded Member
New York
Nutritionist
New York State Dept of Health
laura.douglas@health.ny.gov
716-847-4522
Expanded Member
North Carolina
Regional Nutrition Consultant
North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services
leighellen.dudley@dhhs.nc.gov
704-962-7373
Expanded Member
Wisconsin
Public Health Nutrition Consultant
Wisconsin Division of Public Health
melissa.dunlap@dhs.wisconsin.gov
715-836-6689
Expanded Member
Minnesota
Child Nutrition Specialist
Minnesota Dept of Education
melissa.elder@state.mn.us
651-582-8410
Expanded Member
South Carolina
Nutritionist II
South Carolina Dept of Health
ellisoth@dhec.sc.gov
803-435-8168
Expanded Member
Carol Friesen, PhD, RD
Indiana
Professor
Ball State University
cfriesen@bsu.edu
317-326-2994
Associate Member
Florida
Student
Liberty University
megalentine@gmail.com
757-816-3540
Student Member
Missouri
Nutrition Consultant
Missouri Dept of Health and Senior Services
garcia.j.charlene@gmail.com
573-751-6210
Expanded Member
North Carolina
Student
East Carolina University
gilla15@students.ecu.edu
910-273-8024
Student Member
Abby Gold, PhD, MPH, RD
North Dakota
Vice Chair and Associate Professor
North Dakota State University Department of Public Health
abby.gold@ndsu.edu
701-231-7478
Associate Member
Tiffani Grant, MS, RD, LD
Mississippi
Director at Large
Bureau Director
Mississippi State Department of Health
tiffani.grant@healthyms.com
601-206-1559
Expanded Member
Arkansas
Nutritionist
Arkansas Dept of Health
rita.havner@arkansas.gov
879-893-3300
Expanded Member
Suzanne Haydu, MPH, RD
California
Nutrition and Physical Activity Coordinator
California Dept of Public Health
suzanne.haydu@cdph.ca.gov
916-650-0382
Designee
Cheryl Hill, MS-MPH, RDN, LDN
Tennessee
Program Manager, Healthy Weight Program
Knox County Health Department
cheryl.hill@knoxcounty.org
865-215-5062
Associate Member
Colorado
Nutrition Consultant
Colorado Dept of Public Health & Environment
vanessa.hodack@state.co.us
303-692-2403
Expanded Member
Louisiana
Assistant Professor
LSU Ag Center
dholston@agcenter.lsu.edu
225-578-4573
Associate Member
Washington
Peer Counseling and Local Program Consultant
Washington State Dept of Health
lezly.hughes@doh.wa.gov
360-236-3650
Expanded Member
California
University of California, Berkeley
phnprogram@berkeley.edu
510-666-3734
Associate Member
Delaware
Nutrition Coordinator
Delaware Division of Public Health
crystal.hurley@state.de.us
302-741-2919
Expanded Member
New Jersey
Financial Assistant Advisor
Rutgers Health UBHC
brihita@yaghoo.com
908-331-6143
Associate Member
South Carolina
Dietitian Director
South Carolina Dept of Health
johnsoa@dhec.sc.gov
803-898-0260
Expanded Member
South Carolina
Nutritionist
South Carolina Dept of Health
johnsoa1@dhec.sc.gov
843-601-8813
Expanded Member
Alaska
Nutrition Coordinator
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
jennifer.johnson@alaska.gov
907-465-8104
Expanded Member
Abigail Jones, RDN
Delaware
Nutritionist II
Delaware Division of Public Health
abigail.jones@delaware.gov
302-515-3267
Expanded Member
Michigan
Public Health Consultant
Michigan Dept of Community Health
kahnh1@michigan.gov
418-342-5771
Expanded Member
New York
Nutritionist
New York State Dept of Health
brenna.kavakos@health.ny.gov
518-402-7117
Expanded Member
Texas
Coordinator of Employee Wellness and Nutrition
Garland ISD
eikierts@garlandisd.net
972-487-3164
Expanded Member
Minnesota
Student/Intern
Minnesota Dept of Health
kirby120@umn.edu
763-218-9304
Expanded Member
Christie Kirchoff
Florida
Student
Florida International University
satori01@msn.com
305-761-7938
Student Member
South Carolina
Nutrition Education Coordinator
South Carolina Dept of Health & Environmental Control
knoxqs@dhec.sc.gov
803-898-1630
Expanded Member
Texas
Doctoral Candidate
University of Texas at Austin
matthewlandry@utexas.edu
985-519-4029
Student Member
Leslie Lewis, MPH, RD, LDN
Louisiana
Chair
Obesity Prevention Program Manager
Louisiana Dept of Health and Hospitals
leslie.lewis@la.gov
504-568-3529
Expanded Member
Washington
Breastfeeding Coordinator
Washington State Dept of Health
michele.lord@doh.wa.gov
360-236-3625
Expanded Member
Iowa
Nutrition Consultant
Iowa Dept of Public Health
charles.lorinser@idph.iowa.gov
515-281-5024
Expanded Member
South Carolina
Nutritionist IV Dietitian
South Carolina Dept of Health
mccartpk@dhec.sc.gov
843-274-8658
Expanded Member
Cindy McDuffie
North Carolina
Student
Appalachian State University
cindymcduffie@gmail.com
919-618-1899
Student Member
Wisconsin
Director
University of Wisconsin – Madison
ameinen@wisc.edu
608-265-2005
Associate Member
Colorado
Breastfeeding Specialist
Colorado Dept of Public Health & Environment
stacy.miller@state.co.us
303-692-2406
Expanded Member
Brittany Moment
Missouri
Nutritionist
University of Missouri
brittanymmoment@gmail.com
706-453-7561
234
Student Member
New York
Student
krmontesano@gmail.com
914-815-4456
Student Member
Alabama
Health and Nutrition Specialist
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
morrian@aces.edu
256-372-8082
Expanded Member
South Carolina
SNAP-Ed Dietitian
South Carolina Dept of Health
morrisjl@dhec.sc.gov
803-898-1629
Expanded Member
Washington
Health Services Consultant
Washington State Dept of Health
katherine.morrow@doh.wa.gov
360-236-3602
Expanded Member
North Carolina
Nutrition Program Consultant
North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services
sara.moss@dhhs.nc.gov
919-707-5797
Expanded Member
New York
Public Health Nutritionist
New York State Dept of Health
meghan.muller@health.ny.gov
518-402-7135
Expanded Member
Hawaii
WIC Services Branch Chief/WIC Director
Hawaii State Dept of Health
melanie.murakami@doh.hawaii.gov
808-586-8191
Expanded Member
South Carolina
Lead Registered Dietitian
South Carolina Dept of Health
murphyla@dhec.sc.gov
843-915-8817
Expanded Member
South Carolina
Nutrition Consultant
South Carolina Dept of Health
myersja@dhec.sc.gov
803-898-0396
Expanded Member
Hannah Nolan
Arkansas
State WIC Nutrition Education Coordinator
Arkansas Dept of Health
hannah.nolan@arkansas.gov
501-661-2062
Expanded Member
Massachusetts
Manager, Public Health Nutrition Services
Cambridge Public Health Department
dolcott@challiance.org
617-665-3809
Associate Member
New York
Public Health Nutritionist
New York State Dept of Health
jillian.osborn@health.ny.gov
518-402-1080
Expanded Member
North Carolina
Nutrition Consultant
North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services
bhuvana.parmar@dhhs.nc.gov
919-707-5770
Expanded Member
Colorado
Program Specialist
Colorado Dept of Education
pearse_c@cde.state.co.us
505-259-9369
Expanded Member
North Carolina
Program Manager I
North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services
ashley.c.pugh@dhhs.nc.gov
919-707-5804
Expanded Member
South Carolina
WIC Nutrition Education Specialist – CLC
South Carolina Dept of Health
ricerj@dhec.sc.gov
843-398-4400
Expanded Member
Gabrielle Risley, MPH, RD, LD
Kansas
Breastfeeding Coordinator
Kansas Department of Health & Environment
gabrielle.risley@ks.gov
Expanded Member
Delaware
Assistant Professor
University of Delaware
robson@udel.edu
860-227-2375
Associate Member
Hawaii
School Food Services Supervisor
Hawaii State Dept of Education
lindsay.rodrigues@zoho.com
808-733-8400
Expanded Member
North Carolina
Supervisor – Nutrition, Training and Policy Team
North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services
karen.lainezrubi@dhhs.nc.gov
919-707-5785
Expanded Member
Jennifer Ryan, MPH
Hawaii
Health Education Specialist
Hawaii State Dept of Education
jryan@hawaiidoe.k12.hi.us
808-305-9804
Expanded Member
Delaware
Director, Physical Activity, Nutrition & Obesity Prevention
Delaware Division of Public Health
laura.saperstein@state.de.us
302-744-1011
Expanded Member
Christine Sasse, MS, RDN, LD, CLC
Arkansas
State Breastfeeding Coordinator – WIC
Arkansas Dept of Health
christine.sasse@arkansas.gov
501-661-2837
Expanded Member
Nebraska
WIC Nutrition and Breastfeeding Coordinator
Nebraska Dept of Health and Human Services
narissa.scales@nebraska.gov
402-471-0102
Expanded Member
Minnesota
Community Evaluation Coordinator
Minnesota Dept of Health
liana.schreiber@state.mn.us
651-201-5441
Expanded Member
Illinois
Registered Dietitian
Amita Health Center
aescott@uwalumni.com
262-853-5032
Associate Member
New York
Public Health Nutritionist
New York State Dept of Health
kimberly.scott@health.ny.gov
518-402-6817
Expanded Member
South Carolina
Nutritionist III
South Carolina Dept of Health
shellemn@dhec.sc.gov
843-992-0087
Expanded Member
Florida
Manager
Dentastic Dental Center
prshep8@gmail.com
754-422-4567
Associate Member
Ilona Singh, RD
Alaska
Dietitian
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
ilona.singh@alaska.gov
907-465-3388
Expanded Member
New ork
Public Health Nutritionist
New York State Dept of Health
shireen.sobhani@health.ny.gov
518-474-0826
Expanded Member
Wisconsin
Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Program Nutrition Coordinator
Wisconsin Division of Public Health
kelli.stader@dhs.wisconsin.gov
608-267-9194
Expanded Member
Jamie Stang, PhD , MPH, RDN
Minnesota
Associate Professor
University of Minnesota
stang002@umn.edu
952-737-1197
Associate Member
Taylor Stanton
Pennsylvania
Student
Drexel University
stantontaylor@comcast.net
503-853-2019
Student Member
New York
Public Health Nutritionist 3
New York State Dept of Health
connie.stephano@health.ny.gov
518-402-6768
Expanded Member
Louisiana
Communications Manager
Well-Ahead Louisiana
hillary.sutton@la.gov
225-235-5351
Expanded Member
Hawaii
Public Health Nutritionist V
Hawaii State Dept of Health
iris.takahashi@doh.hawaii.gov
808-586-8060
Expanded Member
New York
Public Health Nutritionist
New York State Dept of Health
gioacchino.taliercio@health.ny.gov
518-402-7130
Expanded Member
Delaware
Nutritionist I
Delaware Division of Public Health
jennifer.tarburton@state.de.us
Expanded Member
Natalie Tauzin, MPH, RD
Washington
Policy and Systems Advocate
Spokane Regional Health District
ntauzin@srhd.org
509-954-4140
Associate Member
New York
Public Health Nutritionist
New York State Dept of Health
mctieu@gmail.com
510-610-1020
Expanded Member
Valeska Mangini Weiss
Florida
Nutritionist and Dietitian
valeska_francki@hotmail.com
407-496-4548
Associate Member
Mississippi
Consultant
Mississippi Public Health Institute
elle_west@yahoo.com
941-993-2075
Expanded Member
Michigan
Consultant Manager
Michigan Department of Education
woodc15@michigan.gov
Expanded Member
Max Young, MPH, RDN
Colorado
SNAP-Ed Administrator
Colorado Dept of Health & Human Services
max.young@state.co.us
303-501-7058
Expanded Member
North Carolina
Student
Appalachian State University
bz3183@yahoo.com
626-715-8332
Student Member
Becky Adams, DrPH, RD, LD, CDE
Arkansas
Director at Large
Director, Partnership and Policy Support / Section Chief, Nutrition and Physical Activity
Arkansas Dept of Health
becky.adams2@arkansas.gov
501-661-2334
Designee
Jill Lange, MPH, RD, LD
Iowa
Director at Large
Bureau Chief
Iowa Dept of Public Health
jill.lange@idph.iowa.gov
515-281-7095
Designee
Idaho
Chair, Obesity Prevention Nutrition Council
Associate Clinical Professor
University of Idaho
helenb@uidaho.edu
208-885-0172
Associate Member
Kentucky
Chair-Elect, Obesity Prevention Nutrition Council
Nutrition Coordinator
Kentucky Department for Public Health
elaine.russell@uky.edu
502-564-9358
4021
Expanded Member
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