Michael Gasper is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and has been in the foodservice industry for 40 years. He has been the Nutrition Services Director for the School District of Holmen since 2008. Prior to that, he spent 16 years with Mayo Clinic-Franciscan Health Care in La Crosse and four years with Professional Foodservice Management at UW La Crosse.

Michael served as President of SNA-WI in 2018-2019 and 2020-2021. He has served on the Wisconsin Task Force for USDA Foods, SNA-Wi’s Legislative Action Committee, Fifth Season Cooperative’s Board of Directors, as a Dietetics Preceptor for Viterbo University, and on SNA’s PPL committee. Michael was SNA-WI 2016 Future Leader and SNA Midwest Region Director of the Year in 2017.

A lifelong resident of La Crosse, Wisconsin, he enjoys time with family and friends, boating on the Mississippi, reading, visiting local restaurants and, of course, the Green Bay Packers.

What Do You Bring to the Role: 35 years of experience running foodservice programs

Education:University of Wisconsin La Crosse (B.A.)

Other Memberships or Affiliations: School Nutrition Specialist, Fifth Season Cooperative Board of Directors

What You Do in Your Free Time: Spending time with family, biking, traveling, boating and reading


Michael Gasper, SNS


Director of Nutrition Services

School District of Holmen (Wisc.)