2018 CDMs of the Month

ANFP recognizes a CDM each month who has incorporated an innovative program or operational change in their facility/organization that has received positive results for the facility, staff, or residents. The following CDMs were recognized in 2018 for their work. 
Alice Christensen, CDM, CFPP

January

Name: Alice Christensen, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Certified Dietary Manager

Employer: Clay County Medical Center

Job Location: Clay Center Kansas

Years at Current Facility: 29

Years in Current Position: 15

CDM Since: 1993

Will Ratley

February

Name: Will Ratley, CEC, CCA, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Regional Director of Operations

Employer: Chartwells K12

Job Location: Jacksonville, Florida

Years at Current Facility: 11 months

Years in Current Position: 10 months

CDM Since: 2014

Melody Daer

March

Name: Melody N. Daer CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Culinary Services

Employer: Morrison Community Living

Job Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania

Years at Current Facility: Since July 2017

Years in Current Position: June 2013

CDM Since: April 2014

Scott Chambers, CDM, CFPP

April

Name: Scott Chambers, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Food Service Director

Employer: Norlite Nursing Center

Job Location: Marquette, Michigan

Years at Current Facility: 4

Years in Current Position: 3

CDM Since: 2014

Tracy Madsen, CDM, CFPP

May

Name: Tracy Madsen, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Dietary

Employer: Wealshire

Job Location: Medina, MN

Years at Current Facility: Less than one year

Years in Current Position: Less than one year

CDM Since: 2010

James Zeisler

June

Name: James J. Zeisler, Sr. CDM, CFPP, CEC, CCA

Job Title: Program Head of Culinary Arts

Employer: Virginia Western Community College

Job Location: 3099 Colonial Avenue Roanoke, Va. 24015

Years at Current Facility: 10

Years in Current Position: 10

CDM Since: 2000

Tanya Ludivig

July

Name: Tanya Ludivig

Job Title: Cook

Employer: Federal Govt. VA Healthcare System

Job Location: St. Cloud, MN

Years at Current Facility: 6

Years in Current Position: 4

CDM Since: 2013

Allison Josephson Headshot

August

Name: Allison Josephson, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Food and Nutritional Services

Employer: Morrison Healthcare

Job Location: Mayo Clinic Health Care Cannon Falls, MN

Years at Current Facility: 10

Years in Current Position: 10

CDM Since: 2010

Mary Staggs

September

Name: Mary Staggs, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Nutritional Services

Employer: Garden Villa

Job Location: Bedford, Indiana

Years at Current Facility: 14

Years in Current Position: 14

CDM Since: 1999