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NACDD Welcomes New Board Officers

Monday, June 11, 2018  


CONTACT: Paige Rohe,, 404-924-8295

ATLANTA (June 7, 2018) – National Association of Chronic Disease Directors CEO John W. Robitscher, MPH and Board President Gabriel Kaplan, PhD (Colorado), announced today new, interim Board of Directors officers who have volunteered to fill recently vacated positions:

·       David Hoffman, DPS, Acting President Elect, New York

·       Judith Gabriele, MPH, Acting Secretary, New Mexico

The new officers are current Members of the Association’s Board of Directors and volunteered to join current officers Past President Mehul Dalal, MD, MSc, MHS (Connecticut) and Treasurer Mary Manning, MBA, RD (Minnesota) in service to the organization following the voluntary resignation of two Board Members due to career changes.

All of the new Board officers will serve in an interim role until Board elections later this fall.

Nominations for eligible Members to join NACDD’s Board are now open and will continue until July 13.

Interested Members can visit NACDD’s website to learn more about the Board’s role in driving the strategic direction of the Association to support state and territorial leadership in efforts to reduce the burden of chronic disease and improve health.  
“We are grateful for the commitment of so many of our distinguished and long-serving Board Members as they help fill these important leadership roles for our Association,” said Robitscher. 


National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and its more than 6,500 members seek to improve the health of the public by strengthening leadership and expertise for chronic disease prevention and control in states, territories, and at the national level. Established in 1988, in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the NACDD is the only membership association of its kind serving and representing every state and U.S. territory’s chronic disease division.

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