Executive Committee

The BHN DPG Executive Committee is proud to serve BHN members!  Click on each leader's name to learn more about them! If you are interested in working with this fabulous group, contact us at BHN@eatright.org.

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2024-25 Executive Officers

Chair: McKenzie Harris MS, RD, CEDRD

Chair-Elect:  Katherine Rug, MS, RD, LD

Past Chair:  Shaun Riebl, PhD, RD, LDN

Treasurer: Rasha Khaffagi, RD

Secretary: Eugenia Goh, MS

House of Delegates Representative:  Charlotte Caperton Kilburn, MS, RDN. LDN, FAND

Nominating Committee Chair:  Jennifer Haefele

Nominating Committee Chair-Elect:  Julia Cassidy, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S

Nominating Committee Member: Sharon Lemons, MS, RDN, CDCES, LD, FAND

Sponsorship Chair: OPEN

Policy & Advocacy Leader: Palina Lancaster, MS, RDN, LD

Event Chair: Kendal Gheen, MS, RDN, LD

Event Chair Elect: Theresa Carmichael, RDN

Website Coordinator: Brenna Gaul, RD, LD

Public Relations Team

Public Relations Chair: Katy Cox, MPH, RDN, LD/N

Education Coordinator: Yara Gholmie

Education Coordinator Elect: Patrick Traynor

Webinar Coordinator:  Sheri Chen

Webinar Coordinator Elect: OPEN

Social Media Coordinator: Sophie Stambaugh, RD

Publications Team

Publications Chair: OPEN

Publications Content Editor: Daniel Smith-Magoon, RDN, LD

Publications CPE Manager: Jamie Atkins-Huerta, RDN, CEDRD-S

CPE Test Writer: OPEN

Student Blog Manager:  Jaime Ghiorzi

Membership Team

Membership Chair: Jennifer Hanes, RDN

IDEA Liaison: Marissa Black, MS, RDN, LDN

Eating Disorders Resource Professional: Jessica Steinbach, RDN

Addictions Resource Professional: Sydney Greene, MS, RDN

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Resource Professional: Jean Daniello, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE

Mental Health Resource Professional:  Forrest Lovell

Academy Support

DPG Manager: Elise Fette

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