Annette Hendrickx Derouin (MPH, RD, SNS) is the Director of Food and Nutrition Services for Willmar, New London-Spicer, Montevideo and Community Christian Schools in Minnesota. She has worked in School Nutrition for over 26 years. The districts she works with offer the School Breakfast, School Lunch, After School Snack, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable, Child Care and At-Risk Evening Meals and Summer Food Service, as well as the USDA Commodity Foods Programs to the fullest extent possible. She is a Registered Dietitian receiving her Undergraduate Degree in Dietetics from North Dakota State University and a master’s degree in Health and Nutrition Administration from the University of Minnesota. Annette is the 2020 School Nutrition Association Minnesota, Midwest Region and National Director of the Year. She is a former State President for the Minnesota School Nutrition Association. Annette holds the School Nutrition Specialist credentials and has served on several state and national committees for the School Nutrition Association. She is a ServSafe Food Safety Instructor for the National Restaurant Association and is a Trainer/Consultant for the Institute of Child Nutrition and other Minnesota Child Nutrition Programs. Annette’s favorite School Lunch growing up was Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes. She is married and has two adult children.