ANA can help you connect with colleagues and respected leaders who can help you to power your career and grow your practice!
Join the CNS Mastermind & Referral Group
The goal of this group is to create a trusted referral group of CNS practitioners in specific areas of specialties and to mastermind around nutrition- and practice-related topics in monthly meetings. This group will meet monthly with the intention of getting to know each other and to build a networking and support community amongst CNS practitioners.
Join Students in Nutrition
When you join the ANA as a Student Member, you are automatically enrolled in the Students in Nutrition movement. We love our Student Members - you are the future of the field of personalized nutrition!
Attend Personalized Nutrition 2020
Personalized Nutrition 2020 is the premier annual gathering of the personalized nutrition community. This year's annual summit will be held virtually and features a new component, the Business Leaders Forum, a day of convening nutrition-related businesses and professionals to showcase cutting-edge innovations. The second day of the summit will feature our 61st annual Science & Practice Conference with the theme Enhancing Immune Resilience.
Mentor a Student
With a growing number of students entering the nutrition field, we recognize the need to connect students with nutrition professionals to help advance our field. We are pleased to offer a Mentorship Program to those individuals who are members of our organization. The ANA is not able to assist with placement into this program, rather the students will be required to connect with available mentors to learn more about the opportunities available. If you are interesting in being a Mentor, you can indicate this within your My Portal profile.
Become a CNS supervisor
As a CNS Supervisor you will help to advance the learning and careers of CNS candidates and, as such, play a key role in the future of the field of nutrition, as it transforms into a foundational tool in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. By supervising CNS candidates, you will also have the opportunity to learn and grow as a mentor, gain support for your practice and add value to your clients' experiences. Complete the form below and then upload it within My Portal along with your current resume/CV for BCNS supervisor approval.
Volunteer on an ANA Task Force, Council, or Committee
We have a variety of exciting volunteer opportunities available! Visit the My Profile section of your ANA Portal account* to modify your volunteer selections.
- Volunteer at our Annual Conference
- Help with Advocacy for Nutrition in Public Policy
- Help with Student Outreach & Student Engagement
- Video Production
- Writing & Contributing Content
- Join a Task Force, Council, or Committee
- Become a CNS Supervisor
*Please note, all CNSs and ANA members will use My Portal to access member benefits and CNS materials. All CNSs and CNS candidates must set up a Portal account. Your username and password from the old BCNS website will NOT work. You will need to either join the ANA or sign up as a FREE Professional Associate. CNSs are NOT required to be paid Members of the ANA to access the Portal. When joining, it is important to use the email address the BCNS has on file for you. If not, your Portal profile will not have your credential details. Once you are logged into the Portal, you can update your contact information, make certification payments, download your digital credential badge, upload BCNS forms and see your recertification date.
Join the conversation on the CNS® Facebook Group
This is a closed group EXCLUSIVELY for Certified Nutrition Specialists (candidates may apply).
Sign up for ANA membership
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