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Legislator of the Year Award

Thursday, April 26, 2018  
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WAND's State Policy Representative Catherine Mussatti, President Christina Lemon and Lobbyist Dan Carpenter presented Sen. Patrick Testin with the WAND Legislator of the Year Award Wednesday morning at the Capitol.  The award recognizes Sen. Testin's support of WAND initiatives-including work as lead author of SB 385, legislation signed into law in November allowing physicians to delegate diet order writing authority to dietitians in longterm care.  Rep. Joan Ballweg also earned the WAND Legislator of the Year Award in appreciation of her work as Assembly lead author of SB 385. Rep. Ballweg received her award at the WAND Annual Conference on April 12th.