National Leadership Conference

April 23-25, 2015
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay, San Diego, Calif.

The National Leadership Conference (NLC) provides current and future state and national leaders with the opportunity to learn critical information about successfully leading a nonprofit association, to network with other leaders from across the country, and to gain new skills to become a more effective and engaging leader.


SNA encourages state affiliates to send incoming Presidents, Presidents-Elect, and Vice-Presidents for the 2015-16 term, along with State Association Executives, to this event. The state association is also welcome to send any other interested state board members, such as the Membership Chair, Conference Chair or Secretary/Treasurer.

  • By March 20, register at the Early Bird Rate: $350
  • From March 20 until April 10, register at the Regular Rate: $395
  • After April 10, you must register on-site at the On-Site Rate: $420

Download the registration form

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
1441 Quivira Road,
San Diego, CA 92109
(619) 224-1234
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SNA Discounted Rates:
$179 Single/Double
$204 Triple
$229 Quadruple

Schedule at a Glance

Pre-Conferences Sessions:

Preparing for the Presidency
SNA is pleased to offer the Preparing for the Presidency pre-conference session for a total of 8 hours, beginning on Wednesday, April 22, from 1:30 to 5:30 pm, and continuing on Thursday, April 23, from 8:00 am to Noon. Please note that you must attend both sessions. Registration is required. Cost is $99.

Managing Association Finances
SNA will also offer the Managing Association Finances pre-conference session on Thursday, April 23, from 8:00 am to Noon. Registration is required. Cost is $50.

View the complete Schedule at a Glance 

View the draft NLC Agenda

SNA Future Leaders Program

Held in conjunction with NLC, the SNA Future Leaders Program provides hands-on training to new and future leaders of SNA. Future Leaders are given the opportunity to network with other emerging SNA stars from across the country, hone their leadership and communication skills, and learn from seasoned SNA leaders in a fun and interactive learning environment.

2014 Class of SNA Future Leaders


Each state association may nominate up to three individuals to this program. Nominees must be:

  • Current SNA national and state association members
  • Currently hold a SNA Certificate in School Nutrition or the SNS Credential

Nominations are due Friday, February 27. Download the Nomination Form

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