2023 - 2024 Executive Committee Elected Members

Krystal Register

Krystal Register, MS, RDN, LDN is the Director of Health and Well-being at FMI - The Food Industry Association. She serves as the lead and issue expert for health and well-being programs and activities, nutrition policy, operations, and communication issues for FMI members. Krystal was a retail dietitian with Wegmans for 12 years and made significant contributions to company-wide wellness programs, health messaging, community events, and local media response. Krystal’s background includes environmental and nutrition science studies with degrees from the College of William and Mary and James Madison University.


Sanna Delmonico,
Past Chair
Sanna Delmonico, MS, RDN, is an Associate Professor at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), where she teaches food safety and nutrition. She previously managed programming for health and wellness conferences at the CIA. Sanna started her career as a pediatric dietitian and published a food newsletter for parents, Tiny Tummies. She recently authored an online nutrition course for chefs for the American Culinary Federation. Sanna lives in Napa, California and is a home winemaker.

Sarah Hendren,
Chair Elect

Sarah Hendren is a Regulatory Affairs Scientist for Frito Lay North America where she leads a team responsible for US technical labeling compliance totaling over $19 billion in annual revenue. Sarah began her career working for the Culver’s restaurant chain, implementing the national menu labeling regulation and was the driving force behind the brand’s commitment to simplify ingredients. She has served in various leadership positions with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and DPGs, fulfilling her passion for leadership and volunteering. 
Sarah Martin, MPP, RDN, LDN
Sarah Martin, MPP, RDN, LDN, is a licensed Registered Dietitian and the Manager of Nutrition for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. She oversees menu analysis, food cost systems management, and provides guidance on nutrition regulations. She has previous experience in worksite wellness and school nutrition, and she has a strong passion for public policy. A Tennessee native and farmer’s daughter, Sarah’s passion for agriculture and food led her into a career in the restaurant industry.

Alyson Fendrick,
Alyson Fendrick is a Registered Dietitian and Marketing Communications Manager for Midwest Dairy where she serves as a nutrition communication expert across the Midwest on behalf of dairy farmers. She currently serves as the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics House of Delegate Representative. As an outdoor enthusiast you can find her on her mountain bike most days, kayaking, or hiking 14ers in Colorado.

Amy Myrdal Miller,

HOD Delegate & 2023 Culinary Workshop Chair
Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND, is the FCP Delegate and Culinary Workshop Chair. As president of Farmer’s Daughter Consulting, Amy works with a variety of clients across the food system on agriculture, food, and culinary projects. In addition to consulting and volunteer roles, she writes a monthly column for Produce Business magazine, serves on the Texas A&M Institute for Advancing Health Through Agriculture External Advisory Board, and the Bayer Vegetable Seeds Horticulture Advisory Council.  

Marianne Smith Edge,
Nominating Committee Chair

Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RDN, LD, FADA, FAND is a 6th generation Kentucky farm owner, dairy farmer’s daughter, author, speaker, blogger and Founder/Principal, The AgriNutrition Edge, a food, ag & consumer insights strategy & communications group. She is also a senior associate for The Context Network and serves on the Board of Advisors for Curious Plot agency.
Prior to founding The AgriNutrition Edge, Marianne was the Senior Vice President, Nutrition & Food Safety Communications for the International Food Information Council. She is a former president of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and received the Medallion Award in 2009.

Rima Kleiner,
Nominating Committee
(2nd Year)

Rima Kleiner, MS, RDN, LDN is a nationally-recognized food and nutrition expert based in Greensboro, NC. Passionate about good food and optimal health, she connects the two for individuals, families, companies and media. Rima holds a M.S. in Human Nutrition from Arizona State University. While her background includes communications, teaching culinary nutrition and creating wellness programming, she now focuses on creating recipes, writing and speaking about nutrition, media work and coaching individuals and families through her private practice, Smart Mouth Nutrition. Her areas of expertise include integrative and functional nutrition, food allergies and sensitivities, gut health, family nutrition, women's health and culinary nutrition. When she isn't working, you can find her running, cooking or playing soccer with her two children.

Emily Krause, MFCS, RD, LD, FAND
Nominating Committee Chair Elect

Emily is the Director of Nutrition, Health and Wellness Initiatives at the National Pork Board where she is accountable for leading internal key stakeholder education and external partner engagement to increase awareness and manage the building and development of essential relationships to elevate pork’s credibility and visibility in nutrition. Previously, Emily spent 7 years with Coborn’s Inc., a Minnesota-based grocery retailer. 

Megan Houchin, MS, RDN, CD
Nominating Committee (1st Year)

Megan is a dietitian with Providence Elderplace/Pace. She holds a Master’s in Human Nutrition from Marywood University with a thesis focused on Age-Related Macular Degeneration. She also holds a Bachelor’s in Food and Nutritional Science from Seattle Pacific and attended culinary school at The Art Institute of Seattle. Megan is a native of Montana but has been in the Pacific Northwest since 2010. She resides in Lynnwood with her husband David and rescue terrier Banjo.