About Us

Welcome to the Alabama State Board of Examiners for Dietetics/Nutritionists website. The Alabama Dietetics/Nutrition Practice Act of 1989 provides for licensing qualifications, renewals and revocation, exemptions, reciprocity, and penalties. It is the purpose of this Act to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by providing for the licensing and regulation of persons engaged in the practice of dietetics and nutrition.

The Alabama Board of Examiners for Dietetics/Nutrition Practice is empowered, authorized and directed to adopt, amend, promulgate, and enforce all rules, regulations, and standards governing dietitians as may be necessary to further the accomplishment of the purpose of the governing law. The rules, regulations and minimum standards for licensing of dietitians may be amended by the Board as deemed necessary.


Elizabeth Sheehan, Executive Director/General Counsel - Montgomery

Cindy Spillers, RDN, LD, Board Member - Huntsville

Twanna M. Brown, RDN, LD, Board Member - Montgomery

Carol Marsalis, Consumer, Board Member - Northport