SNA Election

The SNA Nominating Committee met at the 2014 Annual National Conference (ANC) in Boston, Mass., to select a slate of candidates for the 2014 SNA Election.

After carefully studying the biographical information, as well as supporting documents such as the candidates’ goals and recommendations submitted by colleagues on their competencies, the Nominating Committee selected the official slate of candidates (see below) for the ballot. The winners of this year’s election will serve on the 2015-17 SNA Board of Directors and Nominating Committee, with the installation to take place at SNA’s 69th Annual National Conference, July 12-15, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The “polls” will be open for SNA members to cast their ballots between October 15 and November 15, 2014. Voting will be conducted online through SNA’s independent election house, which you can access through this page, www.schoolnutrition.org/snaelection. You can feel confident that the election is a secure process, as it requires all members to enter their membership numbers prior to voting and ensures that each member only votes one time.

If the Association is to continue serving as the voice of child nutrition programs (in the United States and around the world), it’s critical that you participate in the selection of your future leaders. Stay tuned to this page for more information regarding how you can cast your vote. The newly elected candidates will be announced in late November. For questions, please contact SNA.

Candidate Reference Guide

Vice President

  • Lynn Harvey, EdD, RDN, SNS, Chief of School Nutrition Services, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  • Wendy Weyer, SNS, Director of Nutrition Services, Seattle School District, Seattle, Wash.

Mideast Regional Director

  • Karen Bissett, Director of Nutrition Services, Oxford Community Schools, Oxford, Mich.
  • Jessica Shelly, SNS, Food Service Director, Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati, Ohio

Midwest Regional Director

  • Lori Danella, SNS, Nutrition Coordinator, Lees Summit R-7 School District, Lees Summit, Mo.
  • Sandi Kramer, Child Nutrition Supervisor, Yankton School District, Yankton, S.D.

Southeast Regional Director

  • Stephanie Dillard, SNS, Child Nutrition Director, Andalusia City Schools, Andalusia, Ala.
  • Reginald Ross, Child Nutrition Consultant, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Charlotte, N.C.

West Regional Director

  • Angela Haney, SNS, Director of Student Nutrition, Los Lunas Schools, Los Lunas, N.M.
  • Kathy Torok, Nutrition Technician, Washington County School District, St. George, Utah

Education Committee Chair

  • Kathy Burrill, SNS, Food Service Director, Chisago Lakes School District #2144, Lindstrom, Minn.
  • Ariane Maori Shanley, Director of Food & Nutrition Services, South Kitsap School District, Port Orchard, Wash.

Public Policy & Legislation Committee Chair

  • Doug Davis, SNS, Director of Food Service, Burlington School District, Burlington, Vt.
  • Linda Irby, SNS, Operations Coordinator, Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Va.

Research Committee Chair

  • Beth Mincemoyer Egan, SNS, Foodservice Management Instructor, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa.

Industry Representative

  • Roger Doseck, Northern Midwest Regional Sales Manager, JTM Provisions Co., Inc., Harrison, Ohio
  • Gary Vonck, Vice President, Education Division, KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Elk Grove, Ill.

Northeast Nominating Committee Representative

  • Janice King, SNS, Food Services Director, Auburn and Leicester Public Schools, Auburn, Mass.
  • Paule Ralph, Site Coordinator, Nashua School District, Nashua, N.H.

Northwest Nominating Committee Representative

  • Linda Aljets, Nutrition Services Supervisor, Woodburn School District, Woodburn, Ore.
  • Barbara Lloyd, SNS, Food Service Director, Edmonds School District No. 15, Lynnwood, Wash.

Southwest Nominating Committee Representative

  • Connie Vogts, Director of Nutrition Services, Liberal Unified School District No. 480, Liberal, Kan.


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