Keynote Speaker Diane Imrie
Diane is a graduate of McGill University (Bachelor of Science in Nutrition), a Registered Dietitian and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Vermont. She has over 25 years of experience working in a variety of healthcare food service operations. For the past 18 years she has worked as Director of Nutrition Services at Fletcher Allen Health Care, responsible for clinical, retail, and patient Nutrition Services. Recent work at that organization includes the implementation of new retail services, room service for patients, and a food sustainability program that is nationally recognized. Diane received the first Fletcher Allen CEO leadership award, titled "Living the Leadership Philosophy" and the Pyramid Award from the Vermont Dietetic Association for improving the health of Vermonters. On behalf of Fletcher Allen she received three first place national awards from Health Care Without Harm; two for Sustainable Food Procurement and Public Policy and Advocacy. She is passionate about local food, both personally and professionally, and is the co-author of a cookbook highlighting seasonal cooking titled "Cooking Close to Home".
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