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.

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

We are VERY excited that ANCE will be in person this year. Please join us on Friday, March 31st at the Four Points Sheraton in Norwood for what is sure to be a great day. 

If you are an exhibitor wishing to register, please go HERE:

Public Policy

Public Policy

Do You Want to Make a Difference for Your Profession and Your Community?  Visit our Public Policy Section.