Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International

Executive Committee


Dianne Frazier PhD, MPH, RD

Past President

Sharon Ernst MPH, RD


Melanie Gillingham, PhD, RD


Goals and objectives:

  • Provide leadership to the Board of Directors and the membership at large.
  • Carry out the mission of GMDI.
  • Support the professional development and practice of GMDI members.



  • Ensure financial stability of GMDI through budgeting, fundraising and appropriate reporting of all financial activities as required by law.
  • Ensure the Board decisions are consistent with GMDI bylaws.
  • Conduct business in compliance with the code of ethics adopted by GMDI.
  • Represent GMDI when called upon to do so.
  • Organize and conduct board meetings and business meetings of the membership.
  • Maintain records of GMDI activities.