House of Delegates

The House of Delegates (HOD) serves as a voice of Academy members and identifies and develops solutions to some of the challenges facing the profession (critical issues). The House of Delegates supports and encourages proactive communication and continually seeks member input on issues affecting the profession.

The HOD includes a total number of 113 delegates:

  • 6 House Leadership Team Members

  • 64 Affiliate Delegates

  • 27 Dietetic Practice Group Delegates

  • 8 Member Interest Group Delegates

  • 7 At-Large Delegates

Learn more about The Academy’s House of Delegates here

Throughout the year, DBC’s Delegate, Mary Zupke, may reach out to members for feedback on critical issues.  You can reach DBC’s Delegate at any time by emailing