April Tallant, Board Member
Dr. April Tallant is Associate Dean of Brinson Honors College at Western Carolina University, a registered dietitian, and a tenured associate professor of Nutrition & Dietetics. Dr. Tallant combines her passion for access to healthy foods, and service to the region, through research and community engagement. She serves on the Board of Directors for Community Table in Sylva, NC, a non-profit organization that provides nutritious meals to those in need, and Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation, that works to improve health and well-being in western NC communities. She is 2nd vice-president of the Alpha Iota Chapter of NC Delta Kappa Gamma Society that promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. She earned her B.S. and M.H.S. at WCU, and her Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee.