The following are the skills and attributes associated with this position:
Has national networks with Academy members and organization units and Affiliates? As an Academy member for 40 years – serving in district, affiliate, dietetic practice group, House of Delegates & Board of Director positions most years – I have a vast and diverse network of multigenerational colleagues nationwide.
Understands strategic direction and associated leadership requirements of a diverse and large organization or entity? During my tenure on the Academy’s Board of Directors, I contributed to long range planning, strategic planning, gap analysis and much more.
Communicates effectively and with self-confidence, has critical thinking and evaluation skills, ability to work with a team and to put the needs of the organization first in order to reach consensus? The hundreds of media interviews, columns written and presentations to professional & lay audiences demonstrate my communication skills.