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Mrs. Joy Meyer
Joy Meyer lives in Minnesota with her husband and their 4 boys, their youngest has FPIES. Joy has an AAS degree in Nutrition and is a Registered Dietetic Technician (DTR) where she is responsible for providing normal and therapeutic medical nutrition therapy to patients as part of a multidisciplinary team; and collaborates with the clinical dietitians in activities such as patient education programs, development of materials, staff education, community outreach, etc. Joy’s past dietetics experiences includes both Assistant Food Service Director and Clinical Dietetics roles and includes chairing a nutrition subcommittee in clinical dietetics practice at the hospital where she currently is employed. Joy has a love for Nutrition and a passion for helping others.She is also a founding member of this organization and has served as a board member since its beginnings in August 2011.
Amanda LeFew lives with her husband and 2 daughters in Massachusetts, both children have FPIES. Amanda is a board-certified music therapist and has additional training in Neurological Music Therapy (MT-BC NMT). She has experience in developing and implementing group/individual therapy sessions, as well as educational and large event planning. Additional experience includes developing and implementing in-services for volunteer and staff training as well as facilitating outreach for families of her client populations. She is also a founding member of this organization and has served as a board member since its beginnings in August 2011.
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FPIES FOUNDATIONBoard of directors
as of 06/03/2023
Board of directors data
Mrs. Joy Meyer
The FPIES Foundation
Ms. Amanda LeFew
The FPIES Foundation
Board leadership practices
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Board orientation and educationDoes the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
CEO oversightHas the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
Ethics and transparencyHave the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable
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Race & ethnicity
Equity strategiesLast updated: 04/21/2021
- We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
- We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.