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Monica Nyman is a Nutrition Educator for the St. Louis District Dairy Council, managing 27 counties in Illinois. Monica works out of the Peoria office.

Monica earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences/Dietetics from Western Illinois University and a Master’s Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences from Illinois State University and is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian.

Her background includes experience in diabetes education and program management, surgical and non-surgical weight loss counseling and also community education. Before joining the team at the St. Louis District Dairy Council, Monica worked as a Wellness Center Supervisor and Diabetes Education Program Manager at Decatur Memorial Hospital.  She has also worked for OSF St Joseph Health Care.

Monica has lived in Central Illinois her whole life and enjoys traveling and being active.  Her favorite activities include running 5k charity races and swimming. The best part of my job is working in the schools with kids of all ages; presenting a lesson or interacting with them at a health fair or event.