New Leadership Elected for SNA!


election 2021 logoSome great leadership talent will be stepping up to lead the association in the years ahead for the SNA Board of Directors, Industry Advisory Council, and the Leadership Development Committee. Our school nutrition programs face challenges on many fronts and your SNA leaders provide direction and lead action to protect and strengthen programs for the children you serve. 

A total of 2,104 members voted. A map on the SNA website shows voting participation in states across the country during the two-week voting period.   

The digital and social media campaigning was in full-swing this year, with creative videos and information being shared by the candidates. We repeated the popular video interviews of candidates for Vice President which were posted on SNA’s website. If you didn’t get a chance to see them during the campaigning, check them out now to meet your elected leaders! 

A special thanks to all the 2021 candidates. Each demonstrated professionalism and courage by making this important commitment to serve school nutrition programs and you.  

Congratulations to our newly elected leaders! 

SNA Board of Directors 

Voter Participation

Over 2,100 SNA members voted in the 2021 election! Thank you for joining us to select the future leaders of SNA! View the map to see the voting participation for your state.

SNA 2020 Election Returns by State  

Candidate Biographies

To view biographical information for each candidate, click on their name below or you can view information for all the candidates here, including video interviews of the 2021 Vice President candidates Monica Deines-Henderson, MBA, SNS and Chris Derico, SNS.

Vice President
Chris Derico, SNS
Harrison County Schools
West Virginia 

Southeast Regional Director
Ashley Powell, RDN, PhD, SNS
Auburn City Schools

West Regional Director
Erin Bronner, RD, SNS
Creighton School District

At-Large Director
Chris Burkhardt, SNS
Cleveland Metropolitan School District

SNA Leadership Development Committee 

Northeast Regional Representative
Tonya McGill, Ed.D.
Newark Board of Education
New Jersey 

Northwest Regional Representative
Lisa Ward
West Jefferson School District 253

Southwest Regional Representative
Teresa Brown, MS, RD, LDN, SNS
Saint Charles Parish School Board

SNA Industry Advisory Council 

Industry Advisory Council Chair
Nicole Nicoloff
Greenleaf Foods

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