Charleston-Trident Dietetic Association

The Charleston Trident Dietetic Association (CTDA) serves current Academy members in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. This District includes Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton and Colleton counties. CTDA meets monthly from August through June for CEU events, “Trending Now” gatherings to review Food & Nutrition Magazine, and opportunities for networking, professional development, and community volunteerism.

You MUST be a paid member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to join. Non-members can attend certain CEU events for a fee.

Membership Fees:

  • $40 professional membership
  • $15 student membership
  • $10 retired professional

CTDA Membership Form.

If you are a SCAND member in a county within the CTDA and would like to be added to our listerserv, please email our secretary at [email protected].

Upcoming Events

To learn more about CTDA events and Charleston-area dietitians, become a fan of CTDA on Facebook and Instagram! 

2022-2023 Board Members 

President: Olivia Myers
President Elect: Abbie Hebron
Treasurer: Jaclyn Konefal
Secretary: Natalie Rucks
Past President: Rachel Werkheiser

Education Chair: Andrea Zalno
Education Chair Elect: Mackensie Miller
Nominating Committee Chair: Samantha Greene
Nominating Chair Elect: Tori Davey
Policy Liaison: Heather Barraco

 2021-2022 Award Recipients

Recognized Young Dietitian & SCAND Award Winner: Abbie Hebron RD, CSP, LD
Outstanding Dietetic Educator: Katy Ferguson, MS, RDN, LDN
Outstanding Dietitian of the Year & SCAND Award Winner: Rebecca Fuller, RD-AP, LD, CNSC
Outstanding Dietetic Student & SCAND Award Winner: Mackenzie Harrell
CTDA Student Scholarship Award: Kylie Purifor