Westchester Rockland Dietetic Association

WRDA is a professional organization of nutrition experts serving Westchester, Rockland, and their neighboring counties.  Please explore our website for information about the dietetic profession, opportunities, and events for dietitians in our district as well as the latest news and information on nutrition and health. Our membership is made up of nutrition professionals who work and/or live in the Westchester/Rockland area.  

WRDA is committed to leading the future of the dietetics profession and its members while serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition and well-being. We are an affiliate of the New York State Dietetic Association (NYSDA) and all of our members are members of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND), the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

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WRDA BOARD for 2020-2021

Amy Habeck, MS, RDN, CSOWN, CDN, CDE
Co-Presidents Elect

Sandra Arevalo MPH, RDN, CDN, CDE, CLC, FADA

Krish Drummond, RDN CDN

Immediate Past President
Kelsey Lubeck, RD
Secretary Geraldine Jaffe, MA, RDN, CDN
Andrea Greenberg Ventura, MS, RDN, CDN, IBCLC
Dima Salhoobi, MS, RDN, CDN
Membership Chair
Jenna Saidel Lebowich, MS, RDN, CDN
Membership Chair-Elect Melissa Keeney, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE
Nominating Committee Co-Chairs

Rhonda Pine, MS, RDN, CDN

Kathleen Ryan, MS, RD, CDN

Technology Chair David Lee, RDN
Public Policy Co-Chairs

Elisa M. Bremner, MS, RDN, CDN

Susan Juechter, MS, RDN, CDN, CNSC

Public Policy Committee Anjali Gupte, MS, RDN, CDN
Lisa Ronco, MS, RD, CDN
Reimbursement Chair
Laura Feinblum, MS, RDN, CDN
Community Outreach Chair Jessica Baron-Tosto, MS, RDN, CDN, CNSC
Steering Committee

Janice Shaw, MS, RDN, CDN -- Chair

Roberta Gershner, MS, RDN, CDN

Rhonda Pine, MS, RDN, CDN

Kathleen Ryan, MS, RD, CDN

Melissa Keeney, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE

Student Liaison Angela Iovine

Upcoming Events

2020 Meetings

WRDA Scholarship Application

The WRDA will award two scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year: one $1,000 and one $500 amount. The scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in a food and nutrition (nutritional sciences/dietetics) program or to students accepted into an internship or AP4 program for the 2020-2021 academic year. In order to receive the WRDA scholarship, the applicants must reside in Westchester or Rockland County and/or attend a college or internship/AP4 program in either of these counties.

Scholarship application coming soon!


Phone: (914) 821-5040
Email: wrdaboard@gmail.com
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