SNF Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Josephine Martin National Policy Fellow!


Would you like to attend SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC) in Washington, D.C. on February 24-26, 2019 to learn from Washington insiders, join the annual Charge to the Hill and participate firsthand in child nutrition reauthorization?

School Nutrition Foundation

The Josephine Martin National Policy Fellow will attend and be recognized at SNA’s Legislative Action Conference 2019, with all travel expenses paid up to $3,000. Expenses include airfare, ground transportation, and hotel accommodations, as well as conference registration and a per diem for meals.

The SNF is now accepting applications for this fellowship! To apply, you must:

  • Be an active SNA employee or manager section member, who has been a SNA member for at least three years, as of LAC 2019 (since no later than April 1, 2016)
  • Have never previously attended LAC
  • Be interested in child nutrition policy
  • Submit an online application by October, 31 2018. Please preview the form before applying.

Christina Osborne from Fayetteville, N.C., who attended LAC 2018 as the Josephine Martin National Policy Fellow had said before attending: “I look forward to walking in the footsteps of Dr. Josephine Martin and, like her, I hope to one day cultivate change and influence legislation on the local, state and federal levels.”

For questions or more information, please contact or (301) 686-3131.

Dr. Martin is a pioneer in the field of child nutrition. Launching her career at the Georgia Department of Education in 1950 as the assistant school lunch director, she soon became a vocal advocate for child nutrition, influencing legislation on the community, state and federal levels.

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