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MFNS / FNCE 2015 Events

Your new Executive Committee has taken office and looks forward to continuing to support your professional needs.

THANK YOU for your participation!

MFNS FNCE® Events: Mark Your Calendars Now

MFNS members are invited to join fellow colleagues and students at FNCE® for networking.

MFNS Breakfast Nashville

Pull on your boots, grab your hat, and join us....

  Date: Monday, October 5, 2015
  Time: 6:30am-8:00am
  Where: Omni Hotel, Nashville, Cumberland Room 3 & 4

Registration Fees:

  • MFNS Members early bird rate: $10.00 up through August 21st, $15.00 after
  • MFNS Student Members early bird rate: $5.00 up through August 21st, $10.00 after
  • Non-Member fees listed on registration site

Registration Deadline: September 11, 2015

CLICK HERE to Register: Use your Academy log-in information.

Enjoy An Evening of Networking

Sunday, October 4, 2015 6:00pm-8pm.
An Evening of Networking

Eat, relax, and network with friends and fellow dietitians in the management field. Held at a Nashville legend location within walking distance of the Omni Hotel, join us at Merchants Restaurant, 401 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203. This sponsored event by Aladdin Temp-Rite is complimentary to MFNS members, but registration is required.


Deadline for RSVPs: September 25, 2015

MFNS Educational Sessions

MFNS has successfully partnered with two other academy organizations to provide educational sessions pertinent to our members. Plan to attend these sessions and support our member speakers and awardee.

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 8:00-9:30am, Music City Center, Room 205

   "RDNs in Action: Improving Quality Care using National Quality Strategy"

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Music City Center, Grand Ballroom B

   "Excellence In Practice (EIP) Award Presentation:

Management Practice - Veronica McLymont, PhD, RD, CDN

   "Dietetics? YOU'RE in Business! Set Your Sights at 20:20"

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 12:00-1:30pm, Music City Center, Room 209

   "Feeding Culture on Campus: Expanding the World of Student Dining"

Become a Member of MFNS DPG!

Please remember to renew your MFNS membership and take advantage of the valuable resources MFNS membership provides. NOTE to existing/past members. If you cannot log into the 'members only' portion of the web site OR are not receiving EBlasts or listserv updates, it is likely due to expired membership. Here is the renewal link for those interested: http://www.eatright.org/login.aspx

ATTENTION: Please send all email correspondence you'd like to reach the MFNS Executive Committee to: MFNSDPG@gmail.com. Your issue will be addressed accordingly. Any email correspondence sent to info@rdmanager.org will be received by the MFNS Web Master.

We are planning exciting and informative Webinars for the upcoming year.

MFNS represents over 975 members of the American Dietetic Association who specialize in managing Money, Minutes, Materials, Manpower & Machines - the 5 M's.


1. CLICK HERE to join through the Academy online business center. (You may wish to print these steps to follow along.)

NOTE: You must use Internet Explorer or Google Chrome browser. Mozilla Firefox is NOT supported.

2. Enter your Academy login credentials.
3. Once logged into the Academy, Click "Eatright Pro" tab at the top.
4. Under the green toolbar at top, click "My Academy Toolbar" tab.
5. On the next page presented, Click "My Groups" (In the toolbar under the welcome message).
6. Click "Add Groups" and Click the plus sign (+) to the right of "DPG Enrollments".
7. Click "DPG41 Management in Food and Nutrition Systems (MFNS)" box.
8. Continue with personal/billing information as prompted.

For additional help, contact Academy's Member Service Center at 1-800-877-1600, Ext. 5000

Annual Dues are $30 from June 1st to May 31st.

Standards of Professional Performance (SOPP) for Registered Dietitians in Management of Food & Nutrition Systems have were published, JADA, March 2009. MFNS members, educators and interested will be interested in reviewing them. The SOPPs serve as a guide for RDs to evaluate and improve practice and demonstrate competence in management of food and nutrition systems. These standards answer the question, What are the skills, knowledge and competency that an RD in the provision of management of food & nutrition services at the generalist and specialist level?

A copy is also available on the member-only site.