A group of Georgia dietitians participated in Registered Dietitian Day at the Capitol on Jan. 31. The president of the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Jill McCoy of Evans, stands to the right of the Gov. Nathan Deal. Also present were Tracey Neely, president of the Augusta District Dietetic Association; President-Elect Rachel Johanek; Jeanne Lee, director of the Augusta Area Dietetic Internship; and 12 dietetic interns. The group spent the day meeting with elected officials to discuss the importance of good nutrition and of the registered dietitian as the nutrition expert.