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Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Council
An Opportunity to Serve Florida:Become a Member of the Florida Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Council! Read More.
Are you a current or new council member? Helpful resources and information pertinent to your position are available on the new Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) board member website. visit http://flhealthsource.gov/board-members
How to apply:
- Download and complete the Member Questionnaire
- Submit the completed questionnaire to:
Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition Office
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C05
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3255
- Contact the Council Office at MQA.DieteticsNutrition@flhealth.gov with any questions
Application Review Process & Deadlines:
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Perspective applicants may use term ending dates to determine pending vacancies. Your completed questionnaire will be reviewed by the Council during one of its regularly scheduled meetings. Thereafter, the Council will make recommendations to the Florida Board of Medicine. The Board of Medicine will determine the meeting date(s) on which it will consider Council member candidates and make final appointments. Candidates selected for review will receive notice of the meeting at which their application will be considered.
Stephanie Petrosky, MHA, RD/LDN, FAND
Term Ends: 10/04/2023
Carol H. Elliott, RDN, LDN, FAND
Term Ends: 06/05/2024
Dr. Leslene Gordon, PhD, RD, LD/N
Term Ends: 10/02/2024
Kelly Jones, MS, MA,LDN, CNS
Linda Rex, Consumer Member
Term Ends: 10/10/2022
Dietetic & Nutrition Practice Council
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C05
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3255
Allen Hall - Executive Director
Responsibilities: Handles the administration of seven (7) professions, including legislative and budget issues.
Leah Compagnone-Bolt - Regulatory Supervisor
Responsibilities: Supervises Dietetic/Nutrition staff and administrative support staff. Available when other staff members are out of the office.
Heidi Dutton - Regulatory Specialist II
Responsibilities: Answers all calls for the Medical Therapies unit, assists the Regulatory Supervisor with all travel for the unit, and preforms administrative office duties for the unit.
Myozotis Ryfkogel - Regulatory Specialist II
Responsibilities: Processes initial applications for Dietetics/Nutritionists & Nutrition Counselors for Licensure by Examination and Licensure by Endorsement, answers general application questions and assists with general concerns regarding licensure.