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Dietitians and Nutritionists, Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification for

Authority: KRS 310.040
Status: Active
Term: 4 years
Chair: Board selects Chair from membership.
Description: The purpose of the Board of Dietitians and Nutritionists is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The Board licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of Dietetics and Nutrition. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality. The Board conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS 310.
Composition: 7 members appointed by the Governor as follows: 3 members shall be licensed dietitians, 3 members shall be certified nutritionists (1 shall represent hospitals, 1 shall represent health care facilities other than hospitals, 1 shall represent state or local nutritional programs or shall be in private practice, and 1 shall be a dietetic educator) and 1 member shall be a public member who shall have no pecuniary interest in the nutrition field. Appointments may be made from a list of nominees submitted to the Governor by the KY Dietetic Assoc., KY Hospital Assoc., KY Assoc. of Health Care Facilities, and the KY Medical Assoc.
Compensation: $100 plus expenses
Meeting Schedule: Quarterly
Number of Members: 7
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          Division of Occupations and Professions 911 Leawood Drive
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Phone: (502) 564-3296 ext. 224
Fax: (502) 564-4818


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Gilliam, Leona8/28/20147/15/2018Vice ChairHardin
Jones, Jean H.7/31/20137/15/2017MemberKnott
Arnold, Lora L.8/23/20167/15/2020Member
Gill, Deborah5/24/20177/15/2020Member; Representing citizen membersWoodford
Carolyn Hofe8/8/20176/15/2021Member; Representing state or local nutritionist programsFayette
Gray-Cunningham, Candice12/12/20187/15/2022Member, representing licensed dietitiansOldham
Simmons, Ann Elizabeth2/1/20197/15/2022Member; representing the Kentucky Hospital AssociationOhio
Meade, Nicolle J.8/12/20197/15/2023Member, representing the Kentucky Association of Health Care FacilitiesJefferson
Baker, Rayona L.11/25/20197/15/2021Member, representing the Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and DieteticsHardin

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