Executive Committee 2022-2023


June Thompson, MS, RDN

June M. Thompson MS, RDN, FAND has a broad range of experience in renal nutrition and has served in various professional organizations dedicated to it, including the National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition (NOBIDAN), Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the National Kidney Foundation of North Carolina Counsel of Renal Nutrition. She has also served as a Past President of N.C. Counsel of Renal Nutrition (1995-1997), (2014-2016), and was voted Dietitian of the Year (1996) by the National Kidney Foundation of North Carolina. Her specialty is in serving lower socioeconomic populations and helping them to make healthy food choices within their budgets. She sees dietetics as not just a job, but a ministry. She has been married to Tony L. Thompson for 36 years and is the proud parent of two adult children Kenya Danielle and Tony Lee II.


Janet Reid-Hector

Janet Reid Hector is Asst. Professor & Director for MS Degree in Healthcare Management & Leadership at Rutgers University- Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) in the School of Health Professions (SHP). She is a graduate of Columbia University-NY with a Doctoral Degree in Organizational Leadership and Adult Education, holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University & a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University in NJ. For 20 years, Janet worked at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ ( formerly UMDNJ) as the Assistant Director – Clinical Nutrition & Patient Services - planning, organizing, and directing all clinical nutrition functions for the inpatient and ambulatory care sub-units of the University Hospital as well as, coordinating the training, mentoring and precepting of allied health students, third and fourth year medical students enrolled in supervised practicums. Janet served as the Immediate Past President- New Jersey Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics 2020-2021 . She has served as President- New Jersey Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics 2019- 2020; and President-Elect New Jersey Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics 2018-2019. During Janet’s tenure, she lead the organization to secure its most significant legislative achievement. On 01/13/2020 - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the strongest, most comprehensive nutrition and dietetics licensure bill in a generation. Janet was elected Chair-Elect of NOBIDAN, June 1st 2022 ; and will also serve the Academy on the President’s Strategic Advancement Group for the Diversity and Inclusion focus.


Winona Bynum, RDN, PMP, CSM
Past Chair

Winona Bynum is currently the executive director of the Detroit Food Policy Council (DFPC) an education, advocacy and policy organization led by Detroiters committed to creating a sustainable, local food system that promotes food security, food justice and food sovereignty in the city of Detroit. Prior to joining DFPC, her work experience includes roles at Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, and Fair Food Network. Winona is a registered dietitian/nutritionist (RDN) and studied public health at Emory University. She is the past president of the Southeastern Michigan Dietetic Association. She previously served within the National Organization of Blacks in Nutrition and Dietetics (NOBIDAN) in several capacities including serving as the webmaster and on the nominating committee.

Winona is a native Detroiter who is dedicated to helping others gain access to the knowledge and foods needed to make healthier choices. She works to help to create and maintain a fair, equitable, and sustainably-operating food system, so that doing the healthy thing, is the easy thing.


Marnya Douglass, RDN

Marnya Douglass, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist resides in Coronado, California. Marnya currently works as a Quality Manager at the San Diego Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) located in San Diego, California.

Marnya earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an emphasis in Food Science and Nutrition from Norfolk State University and completed her Registered Dietitian Nutritionist internship with Sodexho Food Services and Facilities Management Company.

Marnya is passionate about the aging population. Marnya has spent over 20 years educating others about the nutritional needs of the Geriatric community, Food Service Management, and Health Care Quality for Seniors.

Marnya has served as a committee member of the San Diego Mesa College Nutrition Department Advisory Committee and as an adjunct faculty instructor for the Dietetic Services Supervisor Program at San Diego Mesa College.


Judith C. Anglin, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND

Judith is a nutrition scientist and a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) with approximately twenty years of experience in clinical practice and research – renal nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, nutritional status, clinical nutrition, and public health/community nutrition. She has conducted studies and published journal articles in peer review journals assessing the nutritional status of patients with chronic diseases including obesity, chronic kidney diseases, diabetes, and sickle cell anemia. The New York Times and Chicago Tribune has featured her obesity study. Judith is currently the principal investigator for two (2) renal related studies, examining nutritional status. She served on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Diversity Committee. She is the Education Chair of the Augusta Locally Grown. Judith is an Associate Professor and Program Director for the MS-DI program at Augusta University. She is also a proud Howard University Graduate and Alumnus.


Mara Davis, MS, RD, CD-N, LDN
Nominating Committee Chair

Mara Davis has enjoyed a career in the nutrition, health and wellness field for over 16 years. Throughout her career, she worked in a variety of healthcare settings and the cities of New York City and North Carolina. Her work and training in adult weight management, health coaching, motivational interviewing, one-on-one counseling, geriatric nutrition and genetics have afforded her the opportunity to experience diverse areas and gain expertise in assisting individuals’ in setting and reaching their personal nutrition, health and wellness goals. Mara moved to Alexandria, in 2018 so she could launch her own private nutrition practice, MD Nutrition and Lifestyle, LLC, which focuses on personalized nutrition approaches to better well-being for individuals and groups. Mara aspires to live her life in a meaningful and rich way through pursuing international travel, continuing to deepen her relationship with Spirit, building friendship and connections and assist her patients/clients with achieving their best health.

Her educational credits include: a bachelor and master degree from North Carolina A&T State University. She completed her dietetic training at the University of Saint Joseph and received a master degree in 2015 in Luxury Business and Entrepreneurship. Besides nutrition, Mara has a passion for genetics. She completed a post-baccalaureate fellowship at The National Human Genome Research Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Mara loves to travel and has been to West Africa, the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada and Europe.


NOBIDAN Executive Committee
2018 - 2019


Alison Brown, Roniece Weaver, Rojean Williams and Helen Jackson

NOBIDAN Executive Committee
2016 - 2017


Helen Jackson, PhD, RD, LD/N


Roniece Weaver, MS, RD, LD


Candice Coats, RD, LD


Lucy Balogun, MPA, RD, LD

Immediate Past Chair

Yvonne D. Greer, MPH, RD, CD




NOBIDAN Executive Committee
2014 - 2015


Patricia Brathwaite, Roniece Weaver, Yvonne Greer, Dr. Evelyn Crayton, Frances Titus and Denine Rogers

NOBIDAN Executive Committee
2013 - 2014


Top Row: Denine Rogers, Unknown person, Frances Titus, Helen Jackson, Lucy Balogun
Bottom Row: Lorna Fuller and Michelle Lites

NOBIDAN Executive Committee
2012 - 2013


Frances Titus, Lorna Fuller, Michelle Lites, Lucy Balogun, Unknown person



Past Chairs with NOBIDAN in FNCE Chicago 100th


Lorna Fuller, Deborah Kemokai-Wright, Dr. Evelyn Crayton, Roniece Weaver, Helen Jackson, Yvonne Greer, Fabioa Gaines, Rojean Williams, Frances Titus, Michelle Lites, Eva Board and Clara B. Baity