July 22, 2013 – The SNA Nominating Committee recently met at the Annual National Conference (ANC) in Kansas City, Mo., to select a slate of candidates for the 2013 SNA election ballot.
After carefully studying the biographical information for each candidate, 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 2014-16 SNA Board of Directors and Nominating Committee, with the installation to take place at SNA’s 68th Annual National Conference, July 13-16, 2014, in Boston.
The “polls” will be open for SNA members to cast their ballots between October 15 and November 15, 2013. Voting will be conducted online through SNA’s independent election house, which you will be able to access through the SNA website, www.schoolnutrition.org/snaelection. Election results will be announced on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
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 the SNA website for full biographies of all the candidates, Vice President interview videos, as well as more information on how you can cast your vote for the future leadership of the Association.
SNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Vice PresidentBecky Domokos-Bays, PhD, RD, SNS, Alexandria City Public Schools, VirginiaCraig Weidel, SNS, Mesa Public Schools, Arizona
Secretary/TreasurerLinda Eichenberger, SNS, Oak Hills Local School District, OhioPaul Harvey Schmid, SNS, East Stroudsburg Area School District, Pennsylvania
Member Services Committee ChairCheryl Goffus, SNS, New Jersey Department of AgricultureRenee Hanks, SNS, South Colonie Central School District, New York
Nutrition Committee ChairCarol Weekly, RD, SNS, Queen Creek Unified School District, Arizona
School Nutrition Employee/Manager RepresentativeRoxanne Knops, White Bear Lake Area Schools, Willow Lane Elementary School, MinnesotaTeresa Stevenson, Cobb County School District, Kennesaw Elementary School, Georgia
State Agency RepresentativeLena Harris-Wilson, RD, SNS, Colorado Department of Human Services, ColoradoDonna Parsons, RD, SNS, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Washington
Northeast Regional DirectorDebbi Beauvais, RD, SNS, Gates Chili and East Rochester Schools, New YorkSheila Parisien, SNS, Manchester Essex Regional School District, Massachusetts
Northwest Regional DirectorDebbie Kallio, Sedro-Woolley School District, WashingtonDebbie Timm, Jefferson County Joint School District #251, Idaho
Southwest Regional DirectorMonica Deines-Henderson, SNS, Falcon School District 49, ColoradoKevin Ponce, SNS, Mid-Del Schools, Oklahoma
SNA NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Mideast Nominating Committee Rep.Patricia Cunningham, Seaford School District, DelawareVictoria Moore, SNS, South Bend Community School Corporation, Indiana
Midwest Nominating Committee Rep.Mary Betlach, Robbinsdale Area Schools, MinnesotaAnnette Hendrickx-Derouin, SNS, Willmar, New London-Spicer, Montevideo and Community Christian Schools, Minnesota
Southeast Nominating Committee Rep.Diane Gillie, South Carolina Department of Education, South CarolinaDiane Santoro, SNS, Indian River Public Schools, Florida
West Nominating Committee Rep.Robert Lewis, PhD, SNS, El Monte City School District, CaliforniaAnalee Knudson, South Sanpete School District, Utah
SNA 2013 Election
Vice President interview videos
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