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Cast Your Vote in the 2013 SNA Election

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October 15, 2013 – It’s that time of year again—the time when you get to help decide who serves on SNA’s 2014-16 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. Who will be the voice for your interests and concerns in the coming years? The decision is in your hands! Be sure to cast your vote between October 15 and November 15, 2013.

The SNA election features 25 candidates from around the country who share a common interest: a passion for child nutrition. For the full list of candidates and their biographies, log on to You can also learn more about the two candidates running for Vice President by opening to pages 44-45 of your October issue of School Nutrition magazine. When elected, this person begins a three-year cycle that includes their Vice President Position, position of President-elect and President of the School Nutrition Association. The newly elected officers and Nominating Committee representatives will be announced in late November and officers will be installed in July 2014 at SNA’s Annual National Conference in Boston.

How to Vote
In order to vote, your SNA membership must have been valid and current as of May 31, 2013. You will NOT be eligible to vote if you became a member or reinstated your membership after this date. Members in the Affiliate, Other or Student membership category are not eligible to vote. The slate of candidates that you are eligible to vote for is based on your membership section and the SNA region you work in.

To cast your vote, go to and click on the “Vote Now” button. You will be prompted to enter your SNA username and password. Once you have logged in, you will be directed to the voting site where you will then vote. Prompts will guide you through the online voting process, but to save time, please make all of your selections in advance. The “polls” will be open from October 15 to November 15, 2013.

It is critical that you participate in this annual voting process and have your voice heard. This responsibility is significant to the Association and to the overall future of school nutrition programs nationwide. For questions about the SNA Election, please contact the SNA Service Center at (800) 877-8822.

Related Links:

SNA Election

Printable SNA Election biographies

Printable Candidate Reference Guide

SN Vice President Candidate interviews

Vice President Candidate Interview Videos

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