The Greater Akron Dietetic Association (GADA) is the professional organization that serves dietetic professionals and dietetic students in northeast Ohio. This district includes Medina, Portage, Summit, and Wayne counties. Individuals who live outside of these counties are welcome to join as well. GADA has about 135 members.
Our mission is the advocate of the dietetic profession serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition and well being by advocating for its members.
Benefits to GADA membership include advocacy for its members, at least six continuing education meetings per membership year including our annual Super Saturday event, networking opportunities, guidance on nutrition-related legislation, scholarships for dietetic students, OAND and AND award nominations, and leadership opportunities. Our quarterly district newsletter is e-mailed to members, is available on-line on this Web site, and mailed to members without Internet access. Additional communication with members occurs via e-blast messages.
Membership is from August 1 -July 31.
Must be a paid member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Non-Academy members are welcome to attend continuing education meetings as non-members for a fee.