Voting will close on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 11:59PM.
Voting for the Texas Academy and Texas Academy Foundation 2018-2019 election is now open. Please review the list of candidates below. Each candidate is listed with their picture and professional biography under the position for which they were nominated. Click on the candidate’s name to view their biography.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please review all the candidates and make your selections prior to entering the voting portion. The actual voting process is limited to one session per login. Once you have entered the voting portion you will not be able to leave and return. You must complete the entire process on entering.
The voting link is located at the bottom of this page.

President Elect
Allison Childress, PhD, RDN, CSSD, LD (North)
Anna Bramanti, MS, RD, LD, CDE (Southeast)
Academy Delegate

Angela Lemond, MS, RDN, LD (Northeast)
Jean Gutierrez, PhD, RDN (Southeast)
Treasurer Elect

Rachel Poland, MS, RD, LD (Southeast)
Tara Taylor, MS, RD, LD (Southeast)
Communications Director at Large

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD (Northeast)


Nominating Committee (Please select 3)
Sara Perrone, MS, RDN, LD (South)
Nikki Nies, MS, RD (Northeast)
Carol Taylor, MCN RDN LD (Northeast)
Caroline Susie, MCN RDN LD (Northeast)


Southeast Region Director Elect
Julia Jarrell, RDN, LD


South Region Director Elect
Andie Gonzalez, MPH, RDN, LD


North Region Director Elect
Tessa Henard, MS, RD, LD


Northeast Region Director Elect
Katie McKee, MCN, RDN, LD


West Region Director Elect
Not Available


Texas Academy Foundation Ballot

Foundation Director Elect
Angie Griffin, MS, RDN, LD
Janelle Walter, Ph.D., RD, LD


Foundation Treasurer Elect
Patricia Elder, MS, RD, LD
Angela Currie, RD, CSO, LD


Foundation Secretary
Lucia Hisse, MS,RD,CSO,LD,RYT-200
Linzi Cruz, RDN, LD (no bio or picture available at this time)


Once you have reviewed the candidates click here to vote in the Texas Academy 2018-2019 election. Voting will close on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 11:59PM. Remember you can only access the voting system once.