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Search for New Executive Director for the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Search for New Executive Director

Ruth Litchfield, current Executive Director for the Iowa Academy, has informed the Iowa Academy that she will be leaving her role as of January 31, 2024. We thank Ruth for her leadership and all her contributions to the Iowa Academy!

A search committee for a new Executive Director has been formed and includes Maren Wolff, President; Brian Smith, Past-President; Ashley Danielson, Nominations Chair; and Kris Wood, Council on Professional Issues (CPI) Elect.

The tentative timeline for hiring a new Executive Director is:

  • Position Posted: Now

  • Application Review Begins: November 17, 2023

  • Interviews: November 2023

  • Contract Commences: December 2023

Ruth plans to help orient the new Executive Director to the position in December and January.

Attached is the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the position with full details describing the position and how to apply. If you or someone you know is interested, we encourage you to apply!

For more information about the position, please contact Maren at

Click Below to Download the RFP

Request for Proposal for Executive Director 10-19-23
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