#MasterLab 2016 – Building Collaboration & Sustainability in Programs for in Underserved Areas

Famous for her cookbooks, nutrition classes, and co-hosting the very popular cooking show Health and Fitness Now on the Vision Network and PBS, Roniece is known for brining out the best in you with simple, easy to follow tips and tricks.

Weaver received her Bachelor of Science in Food Science/Human Nutrition from the University of Florida and Master of Science degree in Health Care Administration from University of Saint Francis. She is also a Registered Dietician and Licensed Dietician in the state of Florida.

Recently Ms. Weaver was selected to participate in Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign at the White House and was requested to provide health initiatives for school aged children. She and her team developed the Healthy 4 Kids Cookbook which aligns school recipes with the Let’s Move Initiative for the United States Department of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Services (USDA/FNS). Currently she is contracted with USDA/FNS to revise up to 200 recipes for school food service national database of recipes. She is responsible for implementing taste profiles, chef development and guidance to new recipe ingredients, and modernized procedures that provide healthier nutrition labeling for fat, salt, and sugar requirements.

She keeps a busy schedule lecturing nationally and instructing locally on various nutrition topics and current health issues related to food and nutrition. Additionally, she served on the National Board for the American Diabetes Association (ADA); National Advocacy Committee for ADA, Past-Trustee for Health Central Hospital, and West Orange County District, Board Member for Florida Hospital Community Health Impact Council, and Board of Directors for the Central Florida Partnership in Health Disparities.

Her many contributions have been recognized by receipt of the President’s Award from the National Medical Association Auxiliary and the University President of The University of St. Francis in Joliet Illinois.
MasterLab 2016 took place on July 6th in Orlando, Florida. We had a packed house. There were over 115 advocates from more than 28 states and 8 countries.

Find out more about this event, and download the activity workbook at: DiabetesAdvocates.org/MasterLab2016

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