National Leadership Conference 2016 April 21-23, 2016Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minn.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 2016-17 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.Invitations to this event will be emailed directly to state leaders in early 2016, along with registration forms and more event information.SNA Future Leaders ProgramHeld 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.NominationsEach state association may nominate up to two 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 CredentialIf room is available, state associations may be able to nominate a third individual to this program. Nominations will begin being accepted in early 2016. Stay tuned to this page for more information or contact StateSupport@schoolnutrition.org with questions.