Cheryl Toner, MS, RD
President, CDT Consulting, LLC
Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND
Consultant, Writer, Speaker
Karen Collins promotes healthy eating as a speaker, consultant and author. Karen serves as Nutrition Advisor to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and works as a consultant to other organizations and projects. Widely published in print and on line, she write for the public and for health professionals, and she is author of the blog, Smart Bytes®.
Karen participates in videos and presents seminars for the general public and cancer survivors, and speaks regularly to a variety of audiences, both health professional and general public. Based in western New York, Karen conducted a long-time private practice in nutrition counseling, working with individuals and groups to develop realistic strategies for achieving health goals, including those related to diabetes and heart health. A long-time SCAN member, Karen holds a BS degree in dietetics from Purdue University and an MS degree in nutrition from Cornell University. Karen was honored with the 2012 SCAN Award for Excellence in Practice in Wellness Nutrition.
Jon Vredenburg, MBA, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDEShow Bio
Jon leads employee wellness programs for the University of Florida Health System in Jacksonville, Florida and teaches sports nutrition continuing education seminars for Vyne Education. He began his career as a clinical dietitian, and then later expanded into sports nutrition where he helped athletes improve their performance with better nutrition and also served as the Team Dietitian for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars. Jon is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics and a Certified Diabetes Educator. He is a contributing writer to many regional publications and also serves as a mentor for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. In his free time, he performs around Florida as a stand-up comedian, including recent shows with Saturday Night Live legend Darrell Hammond and Last Comic Standing winner Jon Reep. His book, "Farewell to Kale", is due out in 2018.
Lindzi S. Torres, MS, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LD, ACSM-EPShow Bio
Lindzi currently serves on active duty at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, as the Director of Performance Nutrition, for Battlefield Airmen (US Air Force Special Forces Operations) training courses for all performance nutrition education and training. She is also the Co-Chair of the USAF Human Performance Nutrition working group and the USAF lead consultant dietitian on the DoD Performance Nutrition working group. Lindzi has experience in various areas of dietetics, to include health promotion, public health nutrition, clinical dietetics, disordered eating, and sports/performance nutrition. She managed the largest overseas USAF health and wellness center nutrition program and deployed for 6 months to Afghanistan in support of Operation: ENDURING FREEDOM as the sole dietitian for all US military and coalition forces in theatre.
Lindzi has been involved in various research projects, most notably in a grass-roots research project focusing on decreasing protein-calorie/energy malnutrition through plant based nutrition in rural Tanzania and also in a study investigating cardiovascular biometrics and their relationship to vitamin D status with the Houston Texans football team. She earned a BA is physical education with a minor in psychology and coaching at the College of Idaho, a MS in nutrition at the University of the Incarnate Word, a MPH in health promotion and behavioral sciences from the University of Texas Health Science Center, and completed her dietetic internship with the United States Military Dietetic Internship Consortium at San Antonio Military Medical Center.
Sherri Nordstrom Stastny, PhD, RD, CSSD, LRDShow Bio
Sherri Nordstrom Stastny, PhD, RD, CSSD, LRD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences at North Dakota State University. She has been a full-time member of the dietetics faculty at NDSU since 2002, and has developed and led research studies and classes in sports nutrition, and all aspects of foodservice management for over a decade. Currently her research team is evaluating the association between dietary protein intake and muscle and bone quality among females across the lifespan; and how the amount of physical activity impacts this relationship. Dr. Stastny is a gerontologist and has an overall interest in healthy aging and has volunteered for Food and Culinary (FCP) policy and position statement recommendations for the Academy. Dr. Stastny is a mentor for graduate and undergraduate students from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds and has involved students in editorial and content updates for the Well/CV SCAN Facts Sheets. She is board certified specialist in sports dietetics and has led workshops for dietetic associations, coaching and other professional groups, college residence life groups, physician groups, retirement communities, and college faculty. The ability to apply everyday foods, snacks, and beverages to the most current nutrition strategies is emphasized in sessions, and individual participation is encouraged. Use of whole, local, non-processed foods are emphasized whenever practical. Stastny is active in 10K races, bicycle commuting, and skiing when life allows it.
Director of SD-USA Subunit
Elizabeth L. Abbey, PhD, RDN, CDN
Assistant Professor, Whitworth University
Co-Director of Well/CV Subunit
Amanda Clark, MA, RD, LD, CHESShow Bio
Co-Director of Well/CV Subunit
Judy Hinderliter, MPH, RD, LDN, CPTShow Bio
Judy Hinderliter works at the UNC Wellness Centers at Meadowmont with clients and Cardiac Rehab patients. She also works at the UNC Carolina Clinic Executive Wellness Program and has a private practice. She is the NCCRA (North Carolina Cardiac Rehab Association) Nutrition Discipline Chair.
Judy graduated from Illinois State University with a BS in Nutrition, did a Dietetic Internship at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, and has an MPH in Nutrition from University of Michigan. She has over 30 years of experience in various areas of nutrition. Her passion is to work with people to help them achieve their healthy lifestyle goals related to heart health, diabetes, and weight management.
Judy believes strongly in exercise and healthy eating. She has been an avid runner and has run 8 marathons including Boston and NYC and over 100 road races. She still loves to run, but more recently for sanity than for competition. The highlight of her day is going for an early morning walk in the woods with her 2 Golden Retrievers- Kia and Bentley.
Director of the Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders Subunit
Sarah Gleason, RD, LD, CEDRDShow Bio
Director of Events
Enette Larson-Meyer, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSMShow Bio
Director of Communications
Director of Volunteer Coordination
Director of Member Services
Dr. Karen Reznik Dolins, EdD, RD, CSSD, CDNShow Bio
SCAN Delegate to Academy HOD
Jean Storlie, MS, RD
President, Storlietelling LLC
Thomas J. Coté, MBA, CAEShow Bio