SNA Election 2018

Candidate Biographies

To view biographical information for each candidate, click on their name below or you can view information for all the candidates here.

The Leadership Development Committee met during Fall Committee Days in Alexandria, Va., in October to review nominations for the 2018 election slate. After studying the biographical information on each candidate, as well as supporting documents such as the candidate’s goals and the recommendations submitted by colleagues on their leadership experience and competencies, the committee selected the following slate of candidates to fill the open positions on the Board of Directors and the Leadership Development Committee.

The SNA Election will take place over a two-week period in February 2018 (February 15-28) through a secure online voting website.

The elected candidates for the positions on the Board of Directors will be installed at ANC, July 9-12, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nev. The elected candidates for positions on the Leadership Development Committee will begin their terms on March 1, 2018 to coincide with the annual nominations and election calendar.


LOGIN REQUIRED! In order to vote, all members will need to have their SNA username and password available.

If you were a member in good standing on November 30, 2017, you are eligible to vote*, in accordance with current SNA bylaws.

To access the secure online voting site, visit this link. Once you have logged in, you will be directed to the voting site to cast your vote. This voting process ensures the integrity of the election.

  • If you are a member and have not already set up your username and password to log in to the SNA website, visit Member Registration to create your login.

  • If you don’t remember your username and/or password, visit Did you forget your password, where you can enter your e-mail address in order to receive your username or password.

Please note that you MUST have an e-mail address on file with SNA in order to vote. You may add an e-mail address when creating your account or by logging in and going to My Account -> Member Record -> Member Contact Information. If you do not have an e-mail address, please be sure to input a placeholder e-mail address as follows [YOUR SNA MEMBER ID NUMBER] (such as If you leave the email address field blank, you will not be able to vote.

*A reminder that industry members, including Patrons, are only eligible to vote for the Industry Advisory Council Chair and that position is not open in the 2018 election.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the SNA Service Center at (800) 877-8822 or email

Candidates for the five positions on Board of Directors are:

Doug Davis, SNS, Burlington Schools, Vermont
Linda Eichenberger, SNS, Oak Hills Local School District, Ohio

Jill Kidd, MS, RD, SNS, Pueblo City Schools, Colorado
Jessica Shelly, MBA, SNS, Cincinnati Public Schools, Ohio

Southeast Regional Director
Daniel Ellnor, Jefferson County School District, Kentucky
Vanessa Hayes, SNS, Tift County School District, Georgia

West Regional Director
Patti Bilbrey, Scottsdale Unified School District, Arizona

At-Large Director
Chris Derico, SNS, Lewis County School District, West Virginia
Reginald Ross, SNS, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, North Carolina

Candidates for four positions on the Leadership Development Committee are:

Southeast Regional Representative
Paula De Lucca, SNS, Wake County Public Schools, North Carolina
Cleta Long, EdD, SNS, Dade County School District, Georgia

Mideast Regional Representative
Kristen Hennessey, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, Michigan

Midwest Regional Representative
Lori Danella, SNS, Lee’s Summit R-VII School District, Missouri
Sandy Voss, MS, RD, SNS, Marquardt School District 15, Illinois

West Regional Representative
Stephanie Bruce, MBA, Palm Springs Unified School District, California
Siri Perlman, Solana Beach School District, California

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