Board of Dietetics & Nutrition

Washington, DC
Health and Human Services

Total public members:                 5

Method of Appointment:              Appointed by Mayor, confirmed by Council       

Length of Appointment:               3 years

Residency:                                   DC Residency Required

Paid board:                                   No (all roles are voluntary)



There is established a Board of Dietetics and Nutrition to consist of 5 members appointed by the Mayor. The Board shall regulate the practice of dietetics and nutrition.


  • Four (4) licensed dietitians or nutritionists
  • One (1) consumer member


The professional members must be licensed to practice in the District. Each professional member shall have been engaged in the practice for at least 3 years preceding appointment. The consumer member shall not be a health professional or in training to become a health professional, and shall not have a household member who is a health professional or is in training to become a health professional.


The Board meets quarterly; subcommittees meet as required to complete tasks.


If you are interested in an appointment to this board, please complete the appointment application. A member of our team will contact you to discuss the opportunity.



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