SNA Announces 2012 Election Results

November 16, 2012 – Members of the School Nutrition Association have spoken, casting their ballots in the annual election for the Association’s top leadership positions. Nine new members to the Board of Directors will be installed in July 2013 and three members, representing different SNA regions, will join the Nominating Committee.

SNA congratulates the following candidates for their election to the Association’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee, and thanks all the candidates for their enthusiasm and commitment to serve the national Association.


Vice President
Jean Ronnei, SNS, Saint Paul Public Schools, Minnesota

Education Committee Chair
Gay Anderson, Brandon Valley School District, South Dakota

Public Policy & Legislation Committee Chair
Wendy Weyer, RD, Seattle Public Schools, Washington

Research Committee Chair
Jill Kidd, MS, RD, SNS, Pueblo City Schools, Colorado

Mideast Regional Director
Sara Gasiorowski, SNS, Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township, Indiana

Midwest Regional Director
Micheline Piekarski, SNS, Oak Park & River Forest High School #200, Illinois

Southeast Regional Director
Jonathan Dickl, MBA, SNS, Knox County Schools, Tennessee

West Regional Director
Lynnelle Grumbles, SNS, Visalia Unified School District, California

Industry Representative
Kevin Woods, SNS, Globe Food Equipment, Ohio


Northeast Nominating Committee Representative
Donna Roy, SNS, Pembroke Academy, New Hampshire

Northwest Nominating Committee Representative
Dean Hamburg, SNS, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Alaska

Southwest Nominating Committee Representative
Beth Wallace, SNS, Cherry Creek Schools, Colorado

These winning candidates will be installed in July during the Association's Annual National Conference in Kansas City, and will serve under the leadership of incoming President Leah Schmidt, SNS.

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