The School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) leadership has established policies following good business practices and publishes those policies here for full transparency for its members, vendors and other stakeholders. These policies are reviewed regularly and updated as necessary. 

General Policies

Code of Ethics Policy

School nutrition professionals act in a variety of roles related to serving K-12 students’ meals and snacks in compliance with federal child nutrition programs. It is the policy of SNA that its members uphold the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior as representatives of the profession at large.

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Policy Against Harassment in Conjunction with SNA Activities

SNA is committed to creating and maintaining a harassment-free environment for all participants in the Association’s activities. The open exchange of ideas is central to SNA’s mission. This requires an environment that embraces diversity and provides a safe, welcoming environment for all. All participants, including members, employees, contractors, vendors, and guests, are expected to engage in mutually respectful behavior and to preserve SNA’s standard of professionalism at all times.

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Virtual Event Code of Conduct

This code of conduct expands upon the Policy Against Harassment and applies to all SNA meeting-related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than SNA but held in conjunction with SNA events, on public or private platforms. 

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Privacy Policy

SNA respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its website. SNA strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, SNA has implemented the following policy.

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Campaign Policy

Candidates for SNA elected positions are expected to undertake campaign activities in a professional, ethical, fair manner and in alignment with SNA policies. To assure equity in campaign activities, SNA has implemented the following policy.

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Governance Policies

Standards of Business Conduct/Conflict of Interest Policy

It is the intent of the School Nutrition Association (SNA) to carry out its mission and activities in accordance with the highest ethical standards. Learn more about the Association’s Standards of Business Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.

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Whistle Blower Policy

The School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) Standards of Business Conduct for the SNA Board of Directors requires members of the Board to observe high standards of business and personal ethics in the conduct of their duties. As representatives of SNA, they are expected to practice honesty and integrity in fulfilling their SNA responsibilities and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Directors and officers are encouraged to report information relating violations of any law or regulation or of the Standards.

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Confidentiality Statement

All matters before the Board of Directors are confidential unless you are specifically informed otherwise.

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SNA Event Policies & Waivers

SNA conferences prioritize safety and inclusivity for professionals in school nutrition. Registration is required for admittance to all meetings.

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