Membership Resources

New! My Account Guide for State Leaders

Use this My Account Guide for State Leaders to learn how members can utilize My Account and how you can pull state membership rosters and more.

New! SNA Membership Elevator Speech

Share this SNA membership elevator speech template with your members to help them recruit new members to SNA.

Request Membership Materials from SNA!

Need materials to recruit SNA membership and promote SNA programs at your state conference, local chapter meetings, or other events and mailings?

SNA Star Club

The Star Club is SNA’s way of recognizing and thanking members who recruit and retain SNA members. State associations are critical to ensuring that Star Club members are recognized for their efforts. Below are resources to promote Star Club and recognize your Star Club members:

SNA Awards Program: State Toolkit

State associations play a critical role in the SNA Awards Program by promoting the Employee of the Year, Manager of the Year and Director of the Year awards, selecting a state winner for each award, and recognizing state winners at the state conference and in state publications. Click here to access the State Toolkit for the SNA Awards Program.

Membership Booth information

A membership booth is a great way to market membership onsite at state conferences. Use the checklist below to prepare a membership booth at an upcoming meeting.

Membership Presentations

Use the below presentations at state conferences, leadership trainings, chapter meetings, or other events to promote membership benefits and help chapter leaders revitalize their local groups.

Membership Songs

The SNA Member Services Committee has created lyrics promoting SNA membership to two well-known songs. Sing the songs at your chapter meetings or state conference to encourage individuals to join SNA.

School District Owned Membership Information

School District Owned Membership (SDM) is an alternative to standard individual memberships which makes it easier for school districts to pay for memberships and allow employees to enjoy the many benefits belonging to SNA. Below are tools to promote SDM to your members:

STEPS Challenge

The STEPS Challenge is SNA’s free, personal wellness program, created just for school nutrition professionals! Below are tools to promote STEPS participation to your members:

School Lunch Hero Day

School Lunch Hero Day will be on May 1, 2015, and it is the perfect opportunity to recognize the hardworking professionals in school cafeterias. The day aims to showcase the ways in which school nutrition professionals make a difference for every child who comes through the cafeteria.

State Affiliate Brochure Template

The SNA State affiliate membership brochure is a customizable marketing tool that allows you to insert your own details and photos to promote the benefits of SNA membership. Below are instructions and a template.

Industry Rewards

SNA has teamed up with several industry partners to allow members to use reward points towards SNA memberships, certificates, conference registrations, and purchases in the SNA bookstore and Emporium. Below is a guide for members to learn how to take advantage of this member benefit:


Below are SNA videos for download about an array of membership benefit programs, for use at local chapter meetings, on state websites, and at state conferences:

100% School and District Membership Certificate Templates

SNA no longer provides 100% membership and certification certificates to state associations. Download the customizable certificates below to recognize the schools and school districts in your state that have achieved 100% SNA membership:

Present the certificates at your state conference to congratulate your schools and districts for a membership recruitment job well done and encourage other members to recruit.

Key Staff Contacts for State Leaders

SNA staff members are ready and able to assist you in managing your state association. Please refer to this list of Key SNA Staff Contacts or reach out to

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