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ACEND® is composed of a board of 15 voting members, a group of appointed peer reviewers, and staff members.


800/877-1600, ext. 5400
Fax: 312/899-4817


Executive Director, Accreditation and Education Programs

Mary B. Gregoire, PhD, RD, FADA, FAND


Associate Executive Director, Program Accreditation

Mary Ann Taccona, MBA, RDN
ext. 4727

Coordinator, Accreditation and Education Programs

Eva Donovan
ext. 4876


Coordinator, ACEND

Jacqueline Johnson
ext. 4878

Manager, Program Accreditation

Mandy Kalway, MA
ext. 1733


Coordinator, Accreditation and Education Programs

Brittney Gillespie
ext. 4868

Manager, Program Accreditation

Elise Cowie, MEd, RD, LD, FAND
ext. 4770


Manager, Program Accreditation

Amy Anichini, MS, RD, LDN
ext. 4898

Manager, Program Accreditation

Cheryl Williams, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE
ext. 4874

Senior Manager, Program Accreditation

Lauren Bozich (Florian), MS, RD, LDN
ext. 4875