Strategic Plan

Massachusetts residents will thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition.


Empowering MAND members, through advocacy and education, to serve their communities as nutrition experts. 



  • MAND strives to exceed members' expectations, as well as foster a sense of community, cohesion and connectedness among members.
  •  MAND adheres to the highest standards of professional and scientific integrity. 
  • MAND embraces change with creativity and strategic thinking.
  • MAND champions policies that positively impact the field of food and nutrition. 
                             Social Responsibility                      
  •  MAND makes decisions with consideration for inclusivity as well as environmental, economic and social implications. 


Goal 1: Members and prospective members view MAND as essential to career advancement 

Goal 2: The public recognizes registered dietitians as experts in food and nutrition  

Goal 3: Empower members to advocate for the health of Massachusetts residents

Strategy 1

Provide and support innovative  professional development and networking opportunities


Strategy 2

Provide a range of leadership and volunteer opportunities


Strategy 3
Recruit, engage, and maintain a diverse member base

Strategy 1

Empower members to enhance the visibility of registered dietitian nutritionists to both the general public and other health professionals


Strategy 2

Equip members with skills in media platforms to make evidence based practices relatable to the public


Strategy 1

Influence food and nutrition policies and programs 


Strategy 2

Provide opportunities for members to participate in the legislative process


Strategy 3

Establish and strengthen strategic partnership to further MAND and Academy initiatives



Approximately every three years, the MAND undertakes a comprehensive strategic planning process. Please take a moment to look at the Strategic Plan of the organization.

Public Policy

Public Policy

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