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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 https://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.
Dr. Claudia C. Rivero, LDN, RDN
Term Ends: 10/06/2027
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
Rebecca L. McKinnon
Term Ends: 06/03/2026
Since this Council serves as a "quasi-judicial" entity on licensure issues, contact with the members may cause the members to be recused from administrative proceedings. Staff will direct inquiries, when appropriate to the full Council for review. All correspondence and inquiries should be directed to the:
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.
Aaliyah West - Regulatory Supervisor
Responsibilities: Supervises Dietetic/Nutrition staff and administrative support staff. Available when other staff members are out of the office.
Brielle Clark - Regulatory Specialist II Team Lead
Responsibilities: Processes applications for licensure for the Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Council and prepares agendas for the Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Council’s quarterly meetings. This position also serves as back up processer for the Boards of Psychology, School Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Electrolysis, Respiratory Care, and Physical Therapy. Submits eligible applicants for examination and runs reports for processing. Back up to front desk personnel as needed.
Chelsea Stallworth - Regulatory Specialist II
Responsibilities: Answering all calls for the Medical Therapies Unit, processes applications for licensure for the Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Council and back up processor for the Boards of Psychology, School Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Electrolysis, Respiratory Care, and Physical Therapy. Processes all mail for the unit and runs daily reports. Assists with other duties, as needed.