JoAnne Robinett, SNS, holds a master’s degree in administration and is SNA credentialed as a School Nutrition Specialist. An in-demand presenter, she frequently keynotes district trainings, and state and national conferences. JoAnne has been quoted in USA Today, Parenting Magazine, and The Boston Globe. Her articles have been featured in many state association publications and in School Nutrition, SNA’s flagship publication. After 35+ years she is still actively involved, currently serving as the chair of the Board of Directors for the School Nutrition Foundation. She is the administrator for the Facebook group “School Nutrition Professionals” with over 8,000 members. About 15 years ago she started her own business, America’s Meal, to deliver training and inspiration to schools, associations, and businesses in this field. She has found success in this “encore” career – accepting about 50 training, speaking or consulting assignments annually since retiring as the Director of School Nutrition at Beavercreek Schools in Ohio in 2010. JoAnne lives in Jamestown, Ohio. She loves to travel. She winters on the Gulf of Mexico in southwest Florida and travels abroad when she can. She is always happy share her humor, enthusiasm and passion with others in the great field of school nutrition.