Suncoast Academy of

Nutrition and Dietetics


The Suncoast Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is a group of nutrition professionals and students helping to promote healthy eating and living in Florida gulf-coast communities. 

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The Board of Directors of the Suncoast Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are pleased to announce the start of the 2022-2023 term! The board is looking forward to continued growth of the organization this year. A BIG thank you goes out to last year’s board members for all the hard work they put in.

Why should you join? Check out all the benefits below:

  • Complimentary and discounted CPEU credits

  • Discounted or free admission to SAND events

  • Multiple social and networking opportunities

  • Job posting notifications

  • Community service events

  • Access to membership directory


What do we have in the works this year?

  • Symposium events offered throughout the region so all of our members will be able to attend at least 1 event

  • Additional smaller social networking opportunities in each local region

  • Community service outreach opportunities


Requirements to join:

  • Active membership with the national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Complete the membership form located one the SAND website. Check out the link below.

  • Pay annual fee via PayPal*

SAND is aligning with the Academy’s and FAND’s fiscal years so annual dues will be a little different this year

Active RD’s and DTR’s:

  • $25 for membership year Oct. 1, 2022-May 31, 2023

  • ***Discounted rate of $45 for Oct. 1, 2022-May 31, 2024***

Retired members and students:

  • $15 for membership year Oct. 1, 2022-May 31, 2023


We encourage all local dietitians; past, present, and future, to join SAND this year.


Please allow time for a confirmation email to be sent once you complete the membership form and submit payment. Questions? Contact via email anytime!

Make sure to indicate if you would like to be involved in board activities when you fill out the application form.

SAND is on Instagram @EatRightSuncoast

Follow for photos, recipes, upcoming events for our new membership year, October 2022 to September 2023, and more

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SAND Events are a great way to stay connected and current!

Look for more opportunities in 2022 and 2023!



The Suncoast Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND) is an organization of registered dietitians and dietetic technicians registered who serve the counties of Citrus, Pasco, Manatee, Sarasota, Hardee, Sumter, Hernando, Lee, Desoto, Collier, Pinellas, Hillsborough, ​and Charlotte.

The mission of our association is to serve the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health and well-being. We are an affiliate of the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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