Retirement of Dr. Janey Thornton


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that Dr. Janey Thornton, Deputy Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, has retired. Click here to read Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s statement regarding Dr. Thornton.

SNA CEO Patricia Montague, CAE, celebrated the service of SNA Past President Thornton. “Janey has been a passionate advocate for school meal programs, the children they serve and the professionals who have dedicated their lives to the mission of feeding students healthy meals at school. SNA members are especially grateful for Janey’s leadership throughout the years, and wish the very best to her and her family.”

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