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Student Dietetic Association

Mission: 

The Student Dietetic Association provides opportunities for professional development through, leadership, nutrition education, and service.


Purpose:

  • enhance leadership abilities of students
  • promote professional growth and development of students
  • promote the profession of dietetics
  • coordinate student activities
  • promote community service related to nutrition education
  • promote collegiality

President: Angelina Curiel


Angelina Curiel
Favorite Food: Pasta
Areas of interest: Cancer and ICU
Roles: 
•    Preside over meetings
•    Determine agenda for meetings
•    Confer with the executive committee regarding association business
•    Assure parliamentary procedures in meetings
•    Forward the aims and goals of the organization
•    Inform members about upcoming events going around campus
•    Keep note on what will be talked about at meetings and send to secretary to type up agenda 
 

Vice President: Marissa Gregurek


Marissa Gregurek
Favorite Food: Al Pastor tacos 
Area of interest: Community nutrition and/or foodservice management 
Roles: 
•    Preside over meetings in the president's absence
•    Assist the president and other members with responsibilities
•    Succeed to the office of the president in case of a vacancy in that office shall serve until the close of the fiscal year held after said vacancy occurs 
 

 

Secretary: Nicole Golinski


Nicole Golinski
Favorite Food: bread and pasta 
Area of interest: Clinical and Community Nutrition 
Roles: 
•    Take minutes at all association meetings to be read at the next meeting and kept on file
•    Send minutes to department secretary to send out to students
•    Prepare and distribute announcements, flyers, etc.
•    Assist the president when called upon to do so, maintain a file of association correspondence
•    Maintain/handout association information brochure at first meeting in August
•    Disseminate information about scholarships and awards 
 

 

Treasurer: Morgan Baulier


Morgan Baulier
Favorite Food: chocolate chip cookies 
Area of Interest: Sports Nutrition
Roles: 
•    Keep an accurate record of all financial transactions and report them to the association at each meeting
•    Assist the president when called upon to do so
•    Receive all money and initiate all drafts
•    Write receipts for purchases through association
•    Help with financial side of fundraisers
•    Keep a record of all expenses and profits in a document for every semester 
 

Historian: Sydney Wolk


Sydney Wolk
Favorite Food: ice cream
Area of interest: Clinical, sports, and prenatal 
Roles: 
•    Establish and maintain an ongoing record of association activities
•    Assist the president when called upon to do so
•    Maintain order at meetings
•    Take pictures at association events
•    Send out pictures to be posted on website/shown to students
•    Coordinate and produce the quarterly OU Nutritional Sciences Newsletter 
 

Recruitment Officer: Oliver Weaver


Olivia Weaver 
Favorite Food: Fried Rice
Area of interest: Eating Disorders 
Roles: 
•    Assume responsibility for designing and updating the webpage for the association
•    Assist the department secretaries with the department newsletter
•    Preside over SDA social media accounts
•    Present to the Norman Campus to the Exploring Majors class about Nutritional Sciences or find someone else to do it if schedule conflicts
•    Report updates of the committee’s activities to the association and to the faculty advisor at each meeting
•    Act as a liaison with the Norman campus Student Dietetic Association
 

 

Leadership/Professional Development Chair: Sherri Cordell


Sherri Cordell
Favorite Food: Pasta Primavera with pesto sauce & Cheesecake 
Area of Interest: Nutrition Education/Counseling, Food science, Clinical 
Roles: 
•    Plan speakers to guest speak at association meetings
•    Report updates of the committee’s activities to the association and to the faculty advisor at each meeting
 

 

Service Chair: Brooke Pylant


Brooke Pylant
Favorite Food: Pasta 
Area of interest: Prenatal and maternal nutrition 
Roles: 
•    Develop and organize community service activities for the association with the support of the service committee 
•    Report updates of the committee’s activities to the association and the faculty advisor at each meeting
•    Plan activities for National Nutrition Month 
 

Fundraising Chair: Jessica Buster


Jessica Buster
Favorite Food: Fries 
Area of interest: Immunology/allergy, autoimmune, and general outpatient 
Roles: 

  • Plan and execute at least one fundraiser per semester for SDA funds. Which includes, organizing the event, the volunteers and should be present at said event the entire time
  • Plan and execute one fundraiser per year for FNCE or other convention funds Which includes, organizing the event, the volunteers, and should be present at said event the entire time 
  • Work with the treasurer to ensure that there are enough funds for SDA events and functions
  • Handle licensing (t-shirts and other items that need to be approved by OU) when necessary 
     

Social Functions Chair: Jessica Valdes


Jessica Valdes 
Favorite Food: Sushi
Area of Interest: Sports and Community Nutrition
Roles: 
•    Plan all social activities involving student welcome back party, spring graduation party and the Christmas Holiday party
•    Report updates of the committee;s activities to the association and to the faculty advisor at each meeting