Get Involved

Get Involved

HEN is a growing, dynamic, and diverse practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Don't miss out! Not an RD? Join HEN as a Friend or sponsor, or partner with us on a one-time project or task force, and make a difference.

Like to write?

  • Write a blurb or a continuing education article for the HEN Post - we have a great CPE coordinator to help you out!
  • Run for Secretary: listen in, take notes, find out what HEN's all about!
  • Join the Newsletter committee and get the first look at the newsletter.
  • Volunteer on the Communications committee and contribute to the website.


Like to network?

  • Spend an hour representing HEN at a conference. We'll send you brochures and posters.
  • Attend a conference and meet HEN members for a meal and fun.
  • Attend a HEN session or farm/garden tour during FNCE, with CPEs as a bonus.
  • Jump in on a discussion on the electronic mailing list or start your own.
  • Send in your speaking event or local meeting for the public events calendar.
  • Share your enthusiasm for HEN with new members on the Membership committee.


Need support?

  • Join the Student Group.
  • Apply for a scholarship.
  • Become a mentee in the HEN Mentorship Program.


Want to build your resume?

  • Contact the committee chair in your area of expertise (or interest) and ask what they're working on. 
  • Be a sounding board on a committee.
  • Look for opportunities in the Members Center section, or the e-zine and newsletter on the members page.
  • Become a mentor in the HEN Mentorship Program.


Interested in joining HEN Leadership?

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