Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International

Communication and Advocacy Committee

Committee Chairperson

Kathleen Huntington  MS, RD

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Debra Hook MPH, RD

Marie Lefrancois MS, RD

Kathryn Moseley MS, RD

Kim Page MS, RD, LD

Darla Smith MPH, RD

Jennifer Taylor MS, RD - co-chair

Goals and objectives:

  • Develop and oversee internal and external communications for the organization, including alliance and media relations, marketing activities, and online communications.
  • Promote awareness of the goals and expertise of the organization to the greater community.
  • Work in conjunction with the education, technology and research committees to organize, develop, and promote access to electronic resources for the education, training and advancement of research among GMDI members.



  • Prepare regular e-blast updates to members regarding important issues pertaining to GMDI and metabolic disorders.
  • Facilitate job postings on the website.
  • Update and maintain a dynamic GMDI website that provides timely information to members to address their professional and informational needs.
  • Disseminate information about advocacy efforts on behalf of the clinical population that GMDI members serve.