Arkansas Dietetics Licensing Board

 
ARKANSAS DIETETICS
LICENSING BOARD & STAFF

(2013-2014)


APPOINTED BOARD MEMBERS

The Board is comprised of seven (7) persons, all of whom are Arkansas Residents, with the following qualifications: four (4) Board members are Licensed Dietitians; three (3) Board members are representatives of the public at large. The members of the Board are appointed by the Governor, with the consent of the Senate and serve staggered terms of five (5) years each beginning January 15 of odd-numbered years. The dietetic professional members are selected from a list of ten (10) names submitted to the Governor by the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition. Each of these Licensed Dietitian Board members have been practicing dietitians for at least five (5) years preceding their appointment.

FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD

Duties of the Board include the licensure and regulation of individuals qualified to engage in the practice of dietetics and other nutrition care services.

At least two (2) regular meetings of the Board are held each calendar year, and at the first regular meeting every two (2) years, the Board elects a chairperson and vice-chairperson. Special called meetings may be held at the discretion of the chairperson or at the written request of any three (3) members of the Board. All regular meetings of the Board are open to the public. Reasonable notice of all meetings are given in the manner prescribed by the laws of this State.

A quorum of the Board consists of four (4) members. A secretary of the Board is elected by the Board and holds office at the pleasure of the Board.


MEMBERS:

Marilou Brodie, MS. RD. LD. Chair
Term Expires 01/15/2018

Patricia Bryant, RD. LD.
Term Expires 01/14/2020

Billie Haymes – Secretary
Term Expires 01/14/2020

Kimberly Jablonski, MS. RD. LD.

Term Expires 01/14/2021

James Jackson, Sr.
Term Expires 01/15/2016

Linda Means, MS. RD. LD. Vice-Chair

Term Expires 01/14/2020

Member of the Public at Large-Vacant


Justine M. Flowers
Administrative Secretary
(501) 580-9294