The Distinguished Service awards exhibits strong support for ANFP, its members and its mission: Position the Certified Dietary Manager as the expert in foodservice management and food safety. Congratulations, Wanda Dickson, CDM, CFPP!
Wanda Dickson first received her dietary management training in 1974 and has remained an active member with ANFP since that time. She has more than thirty years of foodservice management in acute care hospitals, a psychiatric hospital, and long-term care facilities. With all the experience and years of service under her belt, she is still actively presenting and participating in the advancement of her state and national ANFP organizations. Wanda has consistently continued to show her strong support for ANFP and their mission through the many national, state and district offices she has held and the many workshops and presentations she has presented for members. She is currently a part of the NC chapter and serves as their newsletter editor and chair of the nominating/tellers committee and awards committee. She has been awarded the Trail Blazer Award through the state. She also presents frequently at the NC ANFP and SC ANFP conferences. Given her dedication and contributions over the years, her enthusiasm for the field of nutrition and foodservice has proven to be an inspiration to younger members.