General Information

SNA's 2020 Legislative Action ConferenceSNA 2020 Position Paper

SNA’s 2020 Position Paper, talking points and other resources are available on the LAC Resources page, as well as onsite at LAC. Be sure to complete your District Profile Sheet and bring with you for your visits on Capitol Hill.

SNA Political Action Committee Booth

With your help, SNA’s Political Action Committee (SNA PAC) works to support, educate and thank Congressional members who are involved and passionate about SNA issues. Bring your questions and stop by the booth at LAC to learn more about how crucial your support is in helping to meet the PAC goals.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

SNA CEUs are aligned with USDA Professional Standards required annual training. Attendees will earn 6.5 CEUs for training sessions at LAC that count toward SNA’s Certificate Program, the SNS Credential renewal and USDA Professional Standards. An electronic training tracking grid will be available to help attendees track their training.

CPEU Information for RDNS AND NDTRS

SNA is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive a maximum of 7.5 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) by attending this full conference. Additional CPEUs may be earned by attending the pre-conference session. Check the Professional Standards Tracking Grid for CPEU information.

NEW! RDNs and NDTRs: To obtain your CDR certificate at the conclusion of the conference, please email with your CDR number and the number of CPEUs you are claiming.

Confirmations and Onsite Registration

All individuals registering for LAC 2020 before January 31, 2020 will receive confirmation via email or mail upon processing. Plan to pick up your final program, badge and other materials at the SNA Registration Desk in the hotel. Onsite registrations will also be accepted at the SNA Registration Desk.


Business attire is appropriate for LAC. You should bring appropriate professional attire and dressy, yet comfortable, shoes for your day on Capitol Hill. Washington weather at this time of year can be unpredictable, so be sure to pack for possible chilly or rainy conditions. For current weather forecasts, check

Planning Your Evening and Local Visits

When planning your visit to the nation’s capital, it’s always best to plan ahead. Call the Marriott Marquis Concierge Desk at (202) 824-9200 for information on Washington, D.C.’s attractions. Interactive maps of the city can be found at

Conference Evaluations

At the conclusion of LAC, you will receive an evaluation via email. Please submit your comments. Your feedback is important to SNA.

Feedback Forms

Please complete the “Feedback Forms” from your Hill visits. Return Options:

Conference Photos

Attendance or participation in SNA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the attendee for SNA's use and distribution of the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes taken during the conference.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference during the conference to any products, services or expressed ideas does not constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by SNA.

Antitrust Policy Statement

It is the policy of the SNA and it is the responsibility of every Association member and participating school food industry organization to comply in all respects with federal and state antitrust laws. No activity or discussion at any Association meeting or other function may be engaged in for the purpose of bringing about any understanding or agreement among members that may violate or appear to violate the antitrust laws, including but not limited to raise, lower or stabilize prices; to regulate production; to allocate markets; to encourage boycotts; to foster unfair trade practices; to assist monopolization; or to in any way violate federal or state antitrust laws. Any questions regarding the meaning or applicability of this policy, as well as any concerns regarding activities or discussions at Association meetings, should be promptly brought to the attention of SNA.

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