Speaker Bureau Members

Are you in search of speakers for upcoming conferences or professional events? Hunger and Environmental Nutrition (HEN) DPG Speaker Bureau members are passionate, dedicated professionals in search of opportunities to share their experience and expertise in a variety of topic areas including local food in institutional settings, domestic and international hunger, and environmental sustainability in the dietetics field.

To view a list of HEN Speaker Bureau Members and to learn more about their speaking expertise, follow this link: HEN Speaker Bureau Member List.  

To contact a HEN Speaker Bureau Member or for more information, please email HEN Speakers Bureau Ambassador, Lacy Stephens, MS, RDN, at lacy.n.stephens@gmail.com

Speakers Bureau Grants

The HEN Speakers Bureau Grant is designed to assist HEN members in sharing the HEN mission and vision with others through presentations at affiliate and interdisciplinary conferences. Scholarship recipients may receive up to $250 to defray travel costs and presentation related expenses. Topics from past scholarship recipients have included:

  • Food Sustainability: Resource and Tips for Dietetic Professionals
  • An Inside Look at the Academy’s New Sustainable, Resilient, and Healthy Food and Water Systems Standards of Professional Practice
  • Integrating Local Foods into Institutional Food Service
  • Local Foods – Issues for RDs

Applications will be accepted until all scholarships are awarded.

Please refer to the HEN Speaker Bureau Grant Policy for more details regarding on these grants and how to apply.

Do you know of other state affiliate or interdisciplinary conferences that would be an appropriate platform for a HEN speaker? Please share any “call for speakers” with the HEN Speakers Bureau Chair.

Join the HEN Speakers Bureau

HEN’s passionate and knowledgeable speakers are in great demand across the country. The HEN Speakers Bureau List aims to create a comprehensive list of HEN members interested in speaking or presenting on HEN related topics. Follow the link below to add your name and information to the Speakers Bureau List.

You’ll be connected to even more opportunities to share the mission and values of HEN with other RDN’s at affiliate and interdisciplinary conferences. The HEN Speakers Bureau Chair may contact you with potential speaking opportunities and your name and email may be provided to conference organizers seeking out HEN speakers in your region.

Host a HEN Display at Your Affiliate Conference

Would you like to share HEN’s valuable work with other RD’s in your area? HEN has fantastic display materials and handouts to help you spread the word and encourage new membership at upcoming conferences.

For more information regarding any of these Speakers Bureau opportunities, contact Lacy Stephens, HEN Speakers Bureau Chair, at lacy.n.stephens@gmail.com or 816-914-0597.

Speaker Resources

Fact sheet and Powerpoint templates are available to assist you when you speak on the behalf of HEN at an event. You can access these resources here!

Fact sheet template

Powerpoint template