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Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and Nutrition and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (NDTRs) are credentialed food and nutrition professionals that apply their expertise in various health-care, business/industry, community/public health, education, research, and food service work environments. The Montana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MTAND) is a membership-based professional organization and the local affiliate of the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy or AND). The MTAND and its members are advocates of the dietetic profession serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health, and well-being. As an organization, we seek to demonstrate standards of excellence in leadership, organization, professional practice and service through initiatives that benefit Montana individuals and communities now and in the future. The MTAND values providing quality customer-centered nutrition care and education in an ethically and socially responsible manner, and promotes integrity and accountability through lifelong learning, and a strong commitment to excellence and professionalism. Members embrace change with creativity and strategic thinking; strive to make decisions with consideration for inclusiveness as well as environmental, economic and social implications; and, recognize and respect differences in culture, ethnicity, age, gender, race, creed, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability, political and socioeconomic characteristics.