Benefits to Membership

DCMAND is member driven. We provide opportunities to help our members advance in their careers, develop their skill set, and achieve their professional goals.

The following benefits are available to our members:

Awards & Scholarships

Each year DCMAND offers scholarships to accomplished and deserving nutrition students. Awards are also available at the national level


Participating in our sponsored events, allows members to meet other like-minded individuals to share best practices.


Gain leadership experience by running for (or volunteering with) various board positions in DCMAND. We are always looking for enthusiastic individuals looking to make a difference within our professional.

Member Only Google Group

Members can engage each other in our member only google group. Posting in our group allows you to reach 500 nutrition professionals in the DMV rea.

Monthly Newsletter

Policy and Advocacy

Public policy is integral to achieving the mission of the Academy which is to improve and protect the health of Americans and to ensure that the public trusts us as the nutrition experts. The Public Policy Committee at the national, state, and local level work hard year-round to advocate for our profession and members have the opportunity to join in their efforts.