Our Team

Our 2019-20 Policy Team:

Robin Stanton, MA, RDN, LD

Director of Policy & Advocacy ensures the Oregon Academy Public Policy Panel is meeting Oregon Academy's strategic plan objectives.

Click here if you are interested in learning more about our Oregon Academy's advocacy efforts.


Rachel Berton, RD, LD 


Public Policy Coordinator tracks federal policy and coordinates meetings and events with federal legislators.

Click here if you are interested in assisting with Take Your Congressman to Work Day in August or with Action Alerts.


Becky Johnson, MS, MA, RDN, LD


State Policy Representative is our front woman for state legislation. 

Click here if you would like to learn more about our Legislative Day or Connect with Your Legislator Program.


Neilann Horner,


State Regulatory Specialist is our power house behind state legislation in tracking legislative issues as well as coordinating liaisons to work with active health organizations in Oregon.
Click here if you are interested in being a liaison with an Oregon health organization.  


 Suzanne Watkins,


Consumer Protection Coordinator works with the Oregon Licensure Board on keeping the RDN profession strong, and provides educations to members about protecting consumers from harm. 

Click here if you would like to learn more about RDN licensure or how to report a potential malpractice.


Carrie Beck, MPH,


Reimbursement Representative serves as a resource for members who have questions about coding, coverage and payment issues.  The position advocates for reimbursement/payment of RDN services.  

Click here if you are interested in being a part of our reimbursement and payment initiatives.