Presentations for SNA National Leadership State Visits

What to Present:

As per the SNA policy, national leaders should plan to conduct the following during each state visit:

  1. SNA Update/ Personal Leadership Journey Story at General Session (30 mins)
  2. Installation of Officers (if applicable)
  3. One Break-Out Session of the state association’s choice, from the list below (60 mins)  

What Other Resources Are Available:

Also available to you in preparing for state visits, you will find the following below:

  1. Short Updates about SNA Programs (which can be used to briefly discuss specific topics)
  2. Board Governance and SN Trends Presentations (which are available to you, but should not be used as break-out sessions on a regular basis)
  3. Videos for use in enhancing your break-out session
  4. Library of Icebreakers to kick-off your break-out sessions with a little fun and get to know your audience  

Download this document for a full list of resources with instructions and ideas to enhance your break-out sessions.   

1. SNA Update and Leadership Journey:

2. Installation of Officers:

Below are template installation ceremony scripts for you to customize with the names and positions of the individuals you are installing. Additional templates may be found online.

  • Installation Ceremony Script (Version 1 - short)
          • Very short installation ceremony, with only names and positions listed. Especially good for those with limited time. Can be customized to fit theme of conference. 
        • Installation Ceremony Script (Version 2 - full)
          • Longer ceremony, with descriptions of each of the positions being installed. Can be customized to fit theme of conference.
        • Installation Ceremony Script (Version - Building Blocks)
          • Alternate version with a “building blocks” theme. Available as an option for you. 
        • Installation Ceremony Script (Version - Hero)
          • Alternate version with a “school nutrition heroes” theme. Available as an option for you.
        • Installation Ceremony Script (Version - Butterfly)
          • Alternate version with a “butterfly” theme. Available as an option for you.
        • Installation Ceremony Script (Version - Rainbow)
          • Alternate version with a “rainbow” theme. Available as an option for you.

        3. Break-Out Sessions:

        Professional Development

        Membership and Member Benefits

        Promoting Your Program and Advocacy

        Leadership and Plan of Action

        4. Short Updates about SNA Programs:

        5. Board Governance and SN Trends:

        6. Videos:

        7. Library of Icebreakers:

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