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Lynn Blackwood B.Sc. RD

Lynn Blackwood B.Sc. RD

Food Security Programs Manager, Nunatsiavut Government • Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

Lynn is a Nunatsiavut Beneficiary born and raised in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL. Lynn completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Human Nutrition at St. Francis Xavier University and her Dietetic Internship with the Health Care Corporation of St John’s now Eastern Health in St. John’s NL.

Lynn works with the Nunatsiavut Government as the Food Security Programs manager focusing on the Food Security file. Lynn is one of few Indigenous Dietitians in Canada. Lynn has worked over 20 years as a Dietitian in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Lynn is a jury member of the Canadian Space Agency’s Deep Space Food Challenge as well as a director of the Dietitians of Canada board. In her spare time Lynn enjoys cooking, reading and exercise as well as spending time with her husband, daughter and 2 dogs.

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Carol Clarke, MHSc

Chair, Board of Directors, CFDR
Niagara-on-the Lake, ON

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Judy Sheeshka

Chair-Elect, Board of Directors, CFDR
Vancouver, BC

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Lynn Blackwood

Lynn Blackwood B.Sc. RD

Food Security Programs Manager, Nunatsiavut Government
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

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Pauline B. Darling MSc, PhD, RD

Board Director, CFDR • Former Professor, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON

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Mark Dekker, PhD

Sr. Principal Scientist, Nutrition Sciences, Tropicana Brands Group
Mississauga, ON

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Gail Hammond, PhD, RD

Associate Professor of Teaching, UBC
Vancouver, BC

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Thida Ith, RD, MSc, MA

Sr. Communications Advisor, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Ottawa. ON

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Ryna Levy-Milne, PhD, RD

Provincial Program Lead BC Cancer Agency
Vancouver, BC

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Lucia Weiler, BSc, RD, PHEc

President, Weiler Nutrition Communications Inc
Toronto, ON

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Anne Marie Wright

President, Elements Strategy Inc • Co-Founder, YouAreUNLTD
Toronto, ON

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