PFD Alliance: Leadership and Committee Member Application

Feeding Matters' Pediatric Feeding Disorder Alliance provides an opportunity for participation in education, research, advocacy, and family support initiatives to advance the system of care for pediatric feeding disorder (PFD). 

We host an Open Call for Alliance leadership and committee placements one to two times a year and also welcome applications throughout the year. 

While we are not currently making committee placements, we will keep your application for our next applicant selection. Unfortunately, we are often not able to accommodate all interested persons. 

Please consider serving as a Feeding Matters skill-based volunteer and download the PFD Alliance app to stay connected.  We value your interest and appreciate your willingness to serve the pediatric feeding community.

The current committees on the PFD Alliance are the:

  • Conference Committee
    Determines the conference agenda topics and speakers; works collaboratively to plan and execute a multi-disciplinary evidence-based conference agenda, ensures that educational opportunities are of the highest caliber for attendees.
  • Pre-Conference Committee
    Responsible for delivering an evidence-based interactive learning event highlighting the family’s voice regarding how PFD is assessed and managed within the PFD community.
  • Digital Outreach Committee

    Responsible for participating in online outreach groups to 1. advise Feeding Matters on the current needs and gaps seen in the pediatric feeding disorder field where the organization can make an impact; 2. Share PFD and Feeding Matters with groups that may not be aware.  

  • Family Advisory Council
    Advises Feeding Matters and the PFD Alliance on how to more effectively meet the needs of families navigating pediatric feeding disorder (PFD) – providing feedback on proposed policy, programs, initiatives, and strategic planning.
All committees are open to both healthcare professionals and families, with the exception of the Family Advisory Council, which is only open to family members. 

Please direct questions to:
Cuyler Romeo, MOT, OTR/L, SCFES, IBCLC 
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Feeding Matters





Please identify all your areas of interest. 
Please note that all positions may not be open within a given year. You are encouraged to select all positions that may be applicable to your placement interest.