Public Policy Team

Meet Your VAND Public Policy Team

Better health for Virginians is a top priority for VAND.  The Public Policy Team has been structured to provide the information and support that members need to be effective advocates at the local, state, and federal level.  Please contact any of the following team members for more information and get involved!  We need action-oriented nutrition professionals influencing policy in Virginia.


Lesley McPhatter 2016

 

Public Policy Coordinator (Federal)
Lesley McPhatter, MS, RD, CSR | ultrard1102@gmail.com

 

 


Angie Hasemann 2014 (2)

 

State Policy Representative
Angie Hasemann, MS, RDN, CSP | ajh5j@virginia.edu or vand.publicpolicy@gmail.com

 

 

 


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Legislative Consultant
Andrew Lamar

 

 


Assistant State Policy Representative
Alexandra Wahlberg | alexandra.wahlberg@gmail.com

State Regulatory Specialist
Sara Mastrantonio, RD | sara_mastrantonio@hotmail.com 

Alliances Chair
Ielyzaveta Shkoda, RDN, CNSC | lisa.shkoda@gmail.com

Consumer Protection Coordinator
Kelsey Guth, RD | k.guth5216@gmail.com

MNT Reimbursement Advisor
Tonya Price, MS, RDN | price.t@lynchburg.edu


DISTRICT LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATIVES

Blue Ridge District
Sara Mastrantonio, RD | sara_mastrantonio@hotmail.com

Greater Richmond District
Nana Ofosu-Benefo, MS, RD, CDN | nanaataa@gmail.com

Northern District (State)
Kristin Crosby, MS, RD, CSSD, LD | kcrosbyrd@outlook.com

Northern District (Federal)
Cindy MacIntyre, RD | cindymacrd@gmail.com

Southwest Virginia District
Kristen Dehr, MS, RD, LD | dehrkl@mfa.net

Tidewater District
Sarah Dill | dill.sarah.n@gmail.com