OPERATIONAL TASKS:

Promulgate rules in accordance with the provisions of chapter twenty-nine of the state code to implement and effectuate the provisions of this article, including but not limited to, legislative rules establishing the following:

  • a code of professional ethics.
  • continuing education requirements and standards.
  • examination, licensure and renewal requirements of duly qualified applicants.
  • procedures and guidelines for the suspension or revocation of a license.
  • adopt procedural and interpretive rules in accordance with the provision of Chapter 29 of the code.
  • adopt an official seal.
  • issue and renew licenses and issue interim permits to duly qualified applicants.
  • impose and collect fees for the issuance and renewal of permits or licenses.
  • suspend, revoke and reinstate licenses.
  • conduct hearings on licensing issues and any other matter properly, within the jurisdiction of the Board.
  • maintain a record of all proceedings of the Board.
  • submit a biennial report to the Governor describing activities of the Board.

About the Board

The West Virginia Board of Licensed Dietitians is a regulatory and disciplinary body. It is the sole authority for the issuance of licenses to practice dietetics in the State of West Virginia.

The purpose of the Board is to protect the public interest through its licensure and professional discipline of dietitians and to provide a professional environment that encourages the delivery of quality nutritional information and medical nutrition therapy within the State of West Virginia.

The Board consists of five (5) members who are appointed by the Governor, by and with the consent of the Senate. Four of the members are experienced registered and licensed dietitians and one member is a public menber.


Board Members

Margaret M. "Peg" Andrews , RD, LD
Chairperson (term ends 6/30/2017)
501 Morris Street
Charleston, WV25301
(304) 388-3416
peg.andrews@camc.org
Joan Starliper , MS, RDN, LD
Vice Chairperson (term ends 6/30/2020)
2000 Foundation Way
Suite 3800
Martinsburg, WV25401
(304) 596-6839
jstarliper@wvuhealthcare.com
Mary Kathryn Gould , RD, LD
Secretary (term ends 6/30/2020)
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV25755
(304) 696-3364
gouldm@marshall.edu
Susan J. Arnold , MS, MLIS, AHIP, RD, LD
Audit Committee Chairperson (term ends 6/30/2018)
West Virginia University
PO Box 9801
Morgantown, WV26508-9801
(304) 293-2105
susan.arnold@mail.wvu.edu
Grady M. Bowyer , Public Member
Treasurer / Database Coordinator (term ends 6/30/2017)
1939 Wilson Avenue
St. Albans, WV25177
(304) 377-8468
Grady.M.Bowyer@wv.gov

CHAIRMAN - The Chairman is elected every year to preserve order and conduct all proceedings by parliamentary rules and demand conformity thereto by members, appoint all committees and sign required documents.
VICE-CHAIRMAN - The Vice-Chairman is elected every year to act as Chairman in the absence of the Chairman and calls special meeting of the Board by joint action with the Chairman.
TREASURER - is elected every year to maintain all financial records to be in compliance with the requirements of the State of West Virginia.
SECRETARY - is elected every year to maintain the office, the preservation of records and preparation of documents, licenses, reports, etc. The Secretary signs documents as determined by the Board, at the request of the Chairman.
LAYPERSON - is meant to represent the citizens of the State of West Virginia in all actions of the Board.
* Members continue to serve until replaced or re-appointed.

Board Office Staff

Margie L. Price
Administrative Assistant
margie.l.price@wv.gov
723 Kanawha Blvd. East
Room 105 - Union Bldg.
Charleston, WV25301
Phone: (304) 558-1024
Toll Free: 800-293-9832
Fax: (304) 558-1025

Board Meeting Minutes

10/4/2017 Board Meeting Minutes
8/14/2017 Board Meeting Minutes
11/28/2016 Board Meeting Minutes
8/31/2016 Board Meeting Minutes
8/10/2016 Board Meeting Minutes
12/8/2015 Board Meeting Minutes
8/11/2015 Board Meeting Minutes
10/6/2014 Board Meeting Minutes