Southwest Region




To be the advocate of the dietetics profession serving the public through thepromotion of optimal nutrition, health, and wellbeing.


Meet the SW Region Committee 2019-2020

  • Regional Director: Jaime Gnau 
  • Past President: Lynetta Smith
  • Secretary: Lindsey Gelber
  • Event Coordinator: Jordan Mize
  • Student Representatives: Emily Seideman (Cox), Shae Casey (MSU)
  • National Nutrition Month Chair: Auvia Miller
  • Public Policy Chair: Ethan Jansen
  • Social Media Chair: Ethan Jansen
  • Membership Chair: 
  • Area Representatives:  
  • Lisa Ramirez-Aurora/Monett     
  • Whitney Kitchell-Joplin       


Member Benefits:

Member Benefits Explained

Facebook Group:

Visit the SW Region Facebook group page open to AND members and non-members for regional news and events, public policy news, and up to date nutrition research news!


Calendar of Events:

We are postponing the Ethics CEU event scheduled for March 26th. There is not currently a rescheduled date at this time. More information will be communicated as it becomes available.  Our highest priority is the wellbeing of our members and the community.

Counties in SW Region: 

Vernon, Saint Clair, Hickory, Camden, Pulaski, Barton, Cedar, Polk, Dallas, Laclede, Jasper, Dade, Greene, Webster, Wright, Newton, Lawrence, Christian, Douglas, McDonald, Barry, Stone, Taney, Ozark