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Liz Marr, principal, Liz Marr and Associates, LLC, Longmont, CO, is a registered dietitian nutritionist and communications consultant with over 20 years of experience in the field. Liz is an amateur musician who is a pianist, vocalist and violinist.

In addition to working in food and communications management, Liz honed her media relations skills serving as a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for nine years. Liz has participated in nearly 1,000 media interviews with top media outlets including CNN, WebMD, USA Today, Washington Post, LA Times, Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, Good Housekeeping, Glamour and Cosmopolitan. Over the years, Liz has overseen national school- and family-based nutrition and physical activity programs; developed cookbooks and recipe programs for companies and associations; written situation analyses and technical papers on ingredients, packaging, regulations and food-related trends for corporations, trade media and trade groups; consulted with government agencies; and built a national network of nutrition and fitness spokespeople.

Active in professional and community endeavors, Liz is past-chair of the Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group and Nutrition and Food Science Section of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, as well as past-president of the Colorado Dietetic Association. Recipient of the Colorado Dietetic Association Outstanding Dietitian Award and Recognized Young Dietitian Award, Liz holds a master of science degree in food and nutrition science from Colorado State University.