License Renewal Update from TDLR

To assist those impacted by the Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) is implementing fast-track licensing procedures for all eligible TDLR licensees in the affected counties to help them recover and return to work as quickly as possible. The following procedures are in effect for the duration of the declared disaster… Read more »

Officer Nominations – Due October 15

The Texas Academy is now accepting nominations for president-elect, Director at Large – Communications, treasurer-elect, Academy delegate, region directors elect and three nominating committee members. The Texas Academy Foundation is accepting nominations for director-elect, treasurer-elect and secretary.

Click here to view position descriptions, qualifications and complete the nominating form.

Officer nominations are due by Sunday, October 15. If you have any questions about the nominations process, please contact the Texas Academy office at

Thank you in advance for participating in such an important part of the Texas Academy.

Award Packet Submissions – Due November 5, 2017

The Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics welcomes nominations for the 2018 awards. The Texas Academy awards provide an excellent opportunity to recognize, reward and showcase those individuals who make an outstanding contribution to the dietetics profession in your area, region, and the state association. Please do not miss the opportunity to nominate those who are deserving of professional recognition.

Click here for more information about the awards process and individual award requirements.

Texas Academy Commits to the Second Century Campaign in a Major Way

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Speaker Proposal Deadline Extended to September 30! 2018 Texas Academy Annual Conference & Exhibition

Please save the dates of April 12-14, 2018 for the next AC&E! We will be in Houston next year!

We are accepting speaker proposals. If you are interested in speaking, please click here to submit your proposal.

Deadline for proposals is September 30, 2017.

2017-2018 Texas Academy Board of Directors

2017-2018 Texas Academy Board of Directors beginning June 1, 2017 Newly elected and appointed members are in blue. President Karen Geismar, MS RD LD CNSD President Elect Carol Ireton-Jones, PhD, RDN, LD, CNSC, FASPEN Past President Angela Lemond, RDN CSP LD Treasurer Tracey Ledoux, PhD RD FAND DAL Communications Carol Bradley, PhD MA RDN BCBA… Read more »

2018 Call for Abstracts

2018 Call for Abstracts Members of the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and non-members are invited to submit papers to the Committee for Research Presentations dealing with original research in aspects of dietetics or foods and nutrition. The presentation of papers will be decided by the Texas Academy Annual Conference & Exhibition Research &… Read more »