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 2020-2021

  • Event Coordinator: Mesha Cowan 
  • Social Media Chair: Sarah Waterman 
  • National Nutrition Month Chair: Jordan Mize Joplin 
  • Area Representative: Whitney Kitchell 
  • Osage Beach Area Representative: Wendy Castle 
  • Cox Intern Representative: Phil Parkins 
  • MSU Intern Representative: Amanda Boswell 
We are still looking for a Public Policy Chair to join our committee! If you or someone you know is interested, please email to learn more!


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:

Watch the MOAND list serv and SW Region Facebook page for information on virtual Journal Club events hosted across the region! If you would like to present a virtual journal club email for more information!

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