Oregon Board of Licensed Dietitians Opportunity
- Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - Thursday, March 23, 2023
Recruiting for the Board of Licensed Dietitians
The Board of Licensed Dietitians (Board), overseen by the Health Licensing Office, is recruiting for the following vacant Board member position(s):
The Board is made up of seven positions, which include four members who are licensed dietitians and have been engaged in the practice of dietetics for at least five years, two members of the public, and one physician trained in clinical nutrition. All members must be residents of the state of Oregon.
The Board oversees the licensing and practice of dietitians, who integrate and apply principles derived from the sciences of nutrition, biochemistry, food, management, physiology, and behavioral and social sciences to achieve and maintain people's health.
Service on the Board allows members to contribute their education, knowledge, and experience when considering decisions and recommendations related to the policy, administrative rules, consumer safety, and disciplinary matters of the licensed dietitian profession.
The dietitian voice is necessary to:
The public member voice is necessary to:
The Board meets approximately three times a year, and members can attend by teleconference or videoconference through Microsoft Teams. Members are appointed to four-year terms and may be entitled to compensation for attending meetings.
For more information on applying for a board position, go to the Oregon Boards and Commissions webpage: https://www.oregon.gov/gov/Pages/board-list.aspx. To apply, look for the “Apply Online” header and follow the link for “New Applicants”, or “Existing Board Member or State Employees” (if you happen to also be a current state employee).
For questions about board service or the application process, email Derek Fultz at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (503) 373-1915.
For questions specific to the Board of Licensed Dietitians’ rule writing or policymaking, email Anne Thompson at email@example.com or call (503) 509-4775.