The Charleston Trident Dietetic Association serves current Academy members in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. This district includes Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, Beaufort, Jasper, and Colleton counties. The association meets from August-June and offers several CEU Events, volunteer opportunities, and a journal club. Members must be a paid member of the The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


We are excited for another great membership year ahead and hope that you are planning to join us!! Check out the CTDA Summer Newsletter for the following: 

  • Letter from the President

  • Meet the Board

  • Annual Kickoff Event

  • Call for Nominations

  • Membership Benefits

  • Tentative Schedule of Events


Click here for a the membership form.

Membership Fees

$35 professional membership
$10 student membership
$5 retired professional

Our primary means of communication is email. If you are not receiving correspondence and would like to be added to our listerserv, please email our secretary at [email protected]

Become a fan of CTDA on Facebook by visiting to network with other Charleston-area dietitians!



2018-2019 Board Members

President: Erin Castle
President-Elect: Amanda Davis
Secretary: Jennifer Hasting
Immediate Past President: Molly Jones
Treasurer: Amanda Peterson
Education/Legislative Chair: Avery Warwick
Education/Legislative Chair-Elect: Katy Ferguson
Nominating Chair: Jill Butt
Nominating Chair-Elect: Julia Terese
Policy Liaison: Jill Whittington


Upcoming Events

  • JAN 8, 6-8PM Trending Now Event: November/December Food & Nutrition Magazine
    LOCATION – Munkle Brewery

  • JAN 30, 6-8PM CEU Dinner: Presentation on Renal Vitamins
    LOCATION – Mellow Mushroom

  • FEB 21, 6-8PM RD Panel on Sustainability
    LOCATION – Oyster Point Amenity Space

  • MARCH 13: RD Day Event

  • APRIL: Volunteer Event & Trending Now

  • May 8, 6-8PM: CEU Dinner: Presentation on Chronic Pancreatitis

Past Events: 

  • November CEU at Cannon Green sponsored by AbbVie to discuss pancreatic enzymes for Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
    Click here for photos from this event
  • Annual Kick off at Millers All Day
  • Trending Now event at the Workshop to discuss Sept/Oct Food and Nutrition Magazine
          Click here for photos!

2017-2018 Award Recipients
Outstanding Dietitian of the Year: Molly Jones
Outstanding Dietetics Educator: Jillian Morgan
Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year: Keely Flynn
Emerging Dietetic Leader: Kate Jeurgens
Outstanding Dietetic Student: Emily Bowles

If you would like to nominate a CTFA member for an award, please email Jillian Butt at [email protected].  Click here for more information on aware qualifications.