Columbia Midlands


The Columbia Midlands Dietetic Association (CMDA) is the professional organization for the dietetics professionals in the Midlands area of South Carolina. The CMDA is comprised of the following counties: Fairfield, Kershaw, Lee, Richland, Lexington, Sumter and Calhoun.

Our mission is to serve the public through promotion of optimal nutrition, health, and well-being. CMDA has numerous benefits to include advocacy for its members, a source for Continuing Professional Education units, and an opportunity for networking, skill-building, and community citizenship. You must be a paid member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) to join CMDA. We welcome non-members to join our CEU events for a fee. 

Membership Fees:

  • $30 professional member
  • $10 student/intern member
  • $5 retired professional
If you are a SCAND member in a county within CMDA district and would like to be added to our listserv, please email our secretary at [email protected]


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2020-2021 CM​DA Board Members

President: Jessica Morrison
President ElectVacant
Secretary:  Vacant
Treasurer: Farrah Wigand 
Education Chair: Julie Covington
Past President/Nominating Chair: Jessica Reath
Public Relations Co-Chair: Jillian Clinton & Lauren Barbosa 
Legislative Committee: Allie Howard, Hailey Spires, and Rowen Goodrich 

Email the CMDA at [email protected]

2019-2020 Award Recipients 

Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year - Jessica Morrison, RD, LD 
Outstanding Dietetic Student of the Year - Rachael Nicolas


Past Events





CMDA members volunteered at the Junior League of Columbia Healthy Kids Fun Fair on February 21, 2015.