Information for Students

The WRDA does not currently offer membership for students; however, we encourage all students to join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Annual dues for a student membership with the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND) is $58.  Please visit the Academy website at for more information on student membership.

The WRDA does offer discounted fees on their meetings and clinical updates for student members of the AND. 

WRDA is looking for a Student Liaison

Term: One (1) Year
Appointed by the President with approval of the BoD


  1. Student must be enrolled in a food and nutrition (nutritional sciences/dietetics) program. Both undergraduate and graduate level students will be considered for this position.
  2. Student must reside in Westchester or Rockland Country and/or attend a college or internship/AP4 program in either of these counties.


  1. Functions as a non-voting board member of the WRDA.
  2. Develops activities that are relevant to current student issues.
  3. Identify issues important to the student membership and communicates them to the board.
  4. Informs students about WRDA's initiatives and programs that will impact them.
  5. Encourages and recruits student membership and participation in the Academy, NYSAND and WRDA organizations.
  6. Sends WRDA's fact/promotional sheets to the local Dietetic Internship Directors and DPD program directors for circulation to new and existing student body.
  7. Identifies students willing to serve as volunteers for the educational events, community events and annual meeting provided by WRDA.
  8. Works under President Elect or Co-President Elect's supervision to coordinate, create or solicit articles for the student section of the newsletter and WRDA's website.

If interested, please email your resume to by September 15, 2017.

Phone: (914) 827-5952
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