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 2022-2023

  • Wendy Castle
  • Andrew McGrew
  • Jamie Gnau
  • Debbie Piland
  • Kim Fremont
Interested in joining the 2022-23 SW Region Planning committee or becoming the SW Regions new Regional Director? Please contact for more information today!

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!

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

Resource Spotlight:

Siggi's has a ton of wonderful resources for health and wellness professionals created by a registered dietitian! You can also join their wellness ambassador program to receive coupons, perks, and more! They even have a stipend for educational events featuring their products! Find out more here:


Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Workshop - Register Today!

Southwest region will be hosting a Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Workshop on September 17, 2022 from 10 am- 1pm in Springfield. Please join us as nutrition expert, Wendy Walker, MPH RD LD CNSC, trains attendees on how to proper perform an NFPE. This session will be eligible for two continuing education credits. Lunch will be provided after the workshop. 

Register here!