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 CTDA Instagram!

2022-2023 Board Members 
President: Abbie Hebron
President Elect: Natalie Rucks
Treasurer: Jaclyn Konefal
Secretary: Amy Merwarth
Past President: Olivia Myers
Education Chair: Mackensie Miller
Education Chair Elect: Kat Kraft
Nominating Committee Chair: Tori Davey
Nominating Chair Elect: Heather Barraco
Policy Liaison: Danielle Lee
Diversity and Inclusion Liaison: Mackenzie Harrell
Student Liaison: Lexye Hill

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