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Dietitians Australia welcomes new Board Directors

Dietitians Australia are pleased to welcome Tracey Spicer AM, award-winning journalist, and Margot Richardson, Fellow of CPA Australia as new independent Board Directors. 

Bringing a wealth of experience in their respective fields, both Tracey and Margot will be invaluable as the organisation works towards its vision as the leading voice of nutrition in Australia. 

“We’re excited for our organisation to be guided by some of the best in the business, and on behalf of our board directors and profession, I’d like to welcome Tracey and Margot,” said Tara Diversi, President of Dietitians Australia and Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). 

Named as one of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence for social enterprise and not-for-profit organisations in 2018, Tracey excels as a leader, amplifying the voices of others to create positive change for women and girls. 

A past anchor for household news-stations ABC and Network Ten, Tracey knows the importance of creating compelling stories to capture an audience’s interest and as a Board Director will support the strategic direction of our marketing, media and events. 

“I’m excited to help support the health of all Australians by working with Dietitians Australia to amplify credible food and nutrition information,” said Tracey.  

Driving change through strategic foresight and excellence in financial and risk management, Certified Practising Accountant Margot Richardson has extensive experience working with regional and remote communities in Australia.

In previous roles, she has been instrumental in securing funding for vital health and social services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Margot will lead financial management on the Board as the Director for Finance. 

“I look forward to sharing my expertise in governance to support the development of the organisation’s new strategic plan,” said Margot

Tracey and Margot will join seven dietitian Board Directors, led by President Tara Diversi, APD and Vice-President, Melissa Armstrong, Advanced APD. Together, the Directors have a broad suite of skills to represent and progress the dietetic profession. 

Read more about our Board Directors on the Dietitians Australia website

Taken from Dieticians Australia media release.

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