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Idaho Dairy Council dietitians assume IAND leadership roles

MERIDIAN, Idaho (April 24, 2017) — Idaho Dairy Council vice president of health and wellness Crystal Wilson, RDN, LD, has transitioned from president elect of the Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (IAND) board of directors to president. She will begin the second year of her three-year term as president elect, president and past president June 1.

Wilson oversees nutrition and education programming at the Idaho Dairy Council. She is responsible for the strategic planning, development, and execution of programs for health professionals and educators throughout the state. A licensed dietitian, registered dietitian nutritionist, and certified health coach, Wilson has worked in the field of child nutrition for nearly two decades. She earned a master’s degree in adult education and an Ed.S. in adult and organizational learning and leadership and maintains her occupational specialist teaching certificate.

A colleague of Wilson’s, Chelsea Schoenfelder, RDN, LD is joining her on the IAND board and will serve a two-year term as secretary. Schoenfelder is a health and wellness manager at the Idaho Dairy Council and earned a master’s degree in public health. She oversees curriculum and materials provided to health and school professionals, coordinates health and wellness content, enhances partner programs, and promotes the nutritional benefits of dairy foods.

“We are very proud of Crystal and Chelsea and the work they conduct on behalf of Idaho’s dairy farm families to promote good nutrition and healthy activities,” United Dairymen of Idaho CEO Karianne Fallow said. “They drive innovation in service to their profession and dedication to community wellness. This makes them great role models for other dietitians and everyone here in the Gem State.”

An affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics champions healthy lifestyles and nutritionally sound public policy for the well-being of its members and the communities they serve. Visit EatRightIdaho.org for more information.

About the Idaho Dairy Council
The Idaho Dairy Council provides nutrition education to the entire state of Idaho as a nonprofit organization supported by United Dairymen of Idaho. The council provides free, science-based nutrition resources to educators, students, health and foodservice professionals, and the public via curriculum, materials, funding, and nutrition instruction. Visit IdahoDairy.org for more information.

 

Crystal Wilson, Vice President - Health and WellnessCrystal leads nutrition and education programming for the Idaho Dairy Council. She is responsible for the strategic planning, development and execution of programs for health professionals and educators in Idaho. Crystal has worked in the field of child nutrition for over 16 years. She is a registered dietitian, maintains her Occupational Specialist teaching certificate and completed her course work and internship to be an educational administrator.Crystal lives with her husband and three children in Boise, Idaho. They enjoy the Idaho outdoors and being active as a family.Favorite Dairy Product: Greek yogurtFavorite Dairy Fact: Milk provides nine essential nutrients important for optimal health: calcium, potassium, phosphorus, protein, vitamins A, D and B12, and niacin (niacin equivalents).

Crystal Wilson, Vice President – Health and Wellness
Crystal leads nutrition and education programming for the Idaho Dairy Council. She is responsible for the strategic planning, development and execution of programs for health professionals and educators in Idaho. Crystal has worked in the field of child nutrition for over 16 years. She is a registered dietitian, maintains her Occupational Specialist teaching certificate and completed her course work and internship to be an educational administrator.

Crystal lives with her husband and three children in Boise, Idaho. They enjoy the Idaho outdoors and being active as a family.

Favorite Dairy Product: Greek yogurt
Favorite Dairy Fact: Milk provides nine essential nutrients important for optimal health: calcium, potassium, phosphorus, protein, vitamins A, D and B12, and niacin (niacin equivalents).

 

Chelsea Schoenfelder, Health and Wellness Manager Chelsea is a Registered Dietitian and will oversee nutrition education materials and curriculum provided to health professionals and educators throughout the state of Idaho. She will serve as a vital link supporting nutrition science and research to educators, school foodservice professionals, and health professionals. Chelsea lives with her husband and two cats in Boise, Idaho. She enjoys running, cooking, sewing and doing crafts. She also enjoys hiking in the Boise foothills and biking on the greenbelt with her husband. Favorite Dairy Product: Cheese! Favorite Dairy Fact: One cup of milk has the same amount of calcium as 36 cups of raw kale!

Chelsea Schoenfelder, Health and Wellness Manager
Chelsea is a Registered Dietitian and will oversee nutrition education materials and curriculum provided to health professionals and educators throughout the state of Idaho. She will serve as a vital link supporting nutrition science and research to educators, school foodservice professionals, and health professionals.

Chelsea lives with her husband and two cats in Boise, Idaho. She enjoys running, cooking, sewing and doing crafts. She also enjoys hiking in the Boise foothills and biking on the greenbelt with her husband.

Favorite Dairy Product:
Cheese!
Favorite Dairy Fact: One cup of milk has the same amount of calcium as 36 cups of raw kale!