Meet Your GADA Board of Directors

Jessica White, MS, RD, LDmore_vert
Past President
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Past President
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Jessica White MS, RD, LD is currently a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Nutrition at Georgia State University. She is currently the Critical Care Preceptor for the Coordinated Program students at Grady Memorial Hospital. She earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Georgia State University. In her free time she loves trying new restaurants, reading, writing, and traveling.

Brittany Linton, MS, RD, LDmore_vert
President
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President
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Brittany Linton, MS, RD, LD works with the Aerodigestive and Allergy outpatient clinics at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in nutrition from Georgia State University. She has been a GADA member since 2011 and served as Social Media Chair last year. In her free time she enjoys playing a variety of sports, reading, attending sporting events, festivals, and concerts.

Cheryl Steep MS RD LDmore_vert
President Elect
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President Elect

Cheryl works in the genetic metabolic specialty & is currently an account manager for a rare disease pharmaceutical company which specializes in treatments for PKU. She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Georgia State University. In her free time she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her golden retriever.

Liz Herrin, MS, RD, LD, CNSCmore_vert
Secretary
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Secretary
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Liz Herrin, MS, RD, LD, CNSC is a nutrition support dietitian at Northside Hospital Atlanta. She completed her undergraduate degrees in Nutrition Science and Dietetics at the University of Georgia and dietetic internship and Master's degree at Georgia State University. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her new baby and two corgis.

Will Snead, MS, RD, LD, SNSmore_vert
Nominating Committee Chair
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Nominating Committee Chair
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Will Snead, MS, RD, LD, SNS is the Wellness Assistant Director at Cobb County School District. He is also the Community and Food Service Management preceptor for the Food and Nutrition Services department. He earned both his undergrad and graduate degree from Georgia State University. Before he was a Wellness Assistant Director at Cobb County, he was a culinary professional with 18+ years of experience.

Monica Finn, MS, RD, CSG, LDmore_vert
Webmaster
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Webmaster
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Monica is a software engineer and a Registered Dietitian. In 2018 she received the Distinguished Service to a District award from the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for her work with GADA. Prior to becoming the GADA Webmaster, she served for 2 years on the board of directors as Secretary.

Cathy McCarroll, MPH, RDN, LDmore_vert
Delegate to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, representing GAND
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Delegate to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, representing GAND

Retired. Prior to retirement: Director, Coordinated Program, Georgia State University.

2020- 2023 Delegate to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, representing GAND.
2019 – 2020 GAND Awards Committee, Co-Chairperson
2014 – 2015 GAND Nominating Committee, Chairperson
2013 - 2014 GAND Nominating Committee Member
2003 – 2004 GAND Co-Chairperson, Annual Meeting Committee
2002 - 2003 GAND President Georgia Dietetic Association
2010 – 2011 Nominating Committee Chairperson, GADA
2007 – 2009 Treasurer, GADA

Leisure time activities: spending time with my grandsons; reading

Barb Hopkins, MMSc, RD, LDmore_vert
District Legislation Liaison
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District Legislation Liaison

Taylor Dixonmore_vert
Communications Committee Chair
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Communications Committee Chair

Caitlin Waddlemore_vert
Nominating Committee Chair Elect
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Nominating Committee Chair Elect