Eat Right Georgia

Legislation and Advocacy
Legislative Resources & Leaders

Legislative Resources

Advocacy Tips for Georgia Academy Members

Letter supporting and defending need for licensure

Dietetics Practice Act

Been in touch with a legislator?  We want to hear about it!  Log into the Members section of the website.  There you will find a link to a short form to tell us about the experience!

Academy Policy Initiatives and Advocacy information

Click here for Access Advocacy tools and other resources from the Academy

TAKE ACTION:  Amplify the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' voice for better food, nutrition and health policies. Learn how to speak effectively on behalf of public health and reformed health care policies and help build recognition that you are the food and nutrition experts! Click here to learn more.

Opportunities for education and training

Find your State Senator and State Representative: www.openstates.org/ga/legislators - Enter your home address under “Don’t know who your legislator is?”

Find your U. S. Representatives at the U. S. House of Representatives web site. Enter your zip + 4 code in appropriate fields and search.
http://www.house.gov

Find your U. S. Senators at the U. S. Senate web site. Select Georgia from the pull down box under Find your Senators.
http://www.senate.gov

Find your zip + 4 code at the U. S. Postal Service web site.
http://www.usps.com

Look up bill text from 111th Congress at the Library of Congress.
http://thomas.loc.gov/

Find other elected officials, including state and local officials, at
Project Vote Smart’s web site.
http://www.vote-smart.org/

Georgia Secretary of State - http://www.sos.state.ga.us

Georgia General Assembly - http://www.legis.state.ga.us/

Legislative Leaders

State Policy Representative
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Public Policy Coordinator
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State Regulatory Specialist
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Reimbursement Chairs

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GDA Political Action Committee

Contributions to the GDA-PAC support a special political fund with the purpose of making donations to the state election campaigns of those candidates who support legislation to shape policies in nutrition and healthcare within our state.

The GDA-PAC appreciates all donations from Georgia Academy members and we ask our members to consider a contribution to the GDA-PAC each year. During the election year, the GDA-PAC gives to the campaigns of several candidates and you can help us to provide support in the future.

Please read the following guidelines before making your contribution:

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Reminders

All RDNs are nutritionists but not all “nutritionists” are RDNs.  Click here to find an expert in your area!

 

The Georgia Academy's Diet Manual and Nutrition Practice Guidelines 2015 Edition is now available! Click here for more details!

 

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