Seventh-Day Adventist Global Centre for Islamic Studies

A nonprofit church-related professional organization organized in 1954 whose active membership is composed largely of registered dietitians and nutritionists. Other Seventh-day Adventists who have suitable academic training in the field of nutrition and/or home economics and who have successful experience teaching food and nutrition on the college level, or who have administered in food service, are eligible for associate membership. The government of the association is invested in an executive board and a house of delegates. Much of the work is done by appointed committees under the guidance of the executive board. Headquarters are at Loma Linda, California, where printed materials produced by the association are available. General meetings of the organization are held yearly in conjuncti...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.