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Your Vote Counts! Meet the Candidates in the 2017 SNA Election

On February 6, 2017, in All News, Events, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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It’s time to vote and elect the new members of the SNA Board of Directors and the Leadership Development Committee. Elect the leadership talent the Association needs to advance school nutrition programs in the future! The SNA Election will take place over a two-week period in February 2017 (February 15-28) through a secure online voting […]

Legislative Action Conference 2017 Registration is Open!

On January 25, 2017, in All News, Events, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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Now is the time to make plans to attend SNA’s 2017 Legislative Action Conference (LAC)! Following an unprecedented election year, the conference will provide you with tools to steer your program and advocacy efforts in the new Congress and Administration. The program opens with the can’t-miss Pre-Conference, Advocacy in the New Congress, scheduled for Saturday, April 1. Presidential […]

Legislation April 2016

On March 31, 2016, in All News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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WOW what an exciting time to be in legislation. We had the opportunity to visit with the Senators at the unicameral on January 26, 2016.  We took baskets of fruit and smart snack items to the Senators talking to them about our School Nutrition programs and asking them to consider in the future giving us […]

Get Ready for the SNA Election- Your Voice Matters!

On January 29, 2016, in All News, Events, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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  The SNA election is right around the corner- are you ready to participate? The SNA Board of Directors and SNA Leadership Development Committee election will take place over a two-week period in February 2016 (February 15-29) through a secure online voting website. To be eligible to vote, you must have been a member in […]

Summaries of State Policies

On September 22, 2015, in Legislation, Uncategorized, by Paula Wagner
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 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) establishes the minimum national standards that schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), and other federal meal programs must meet in order to obtain reimbursement. However, states can provide additional requirements and standards for school nutrition programs. Below is a snapshot of the […]

An Invitation from Congressman Brad Ashford

On September 2, 2015, in Events, Legislation, Uncategorized, by Paula Wagner
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Perhaps the most important aspect of serving as a Member of Congress is the ability to listen to one’s constituents. In an effort to stay informed on the needs of the people of the Omaha area, I’ve scheduled a “Coffee with your Congressman” event this weekend to hear your concerns in person. Who: You and […]

Call for Nominations to SNA Board and Leadership Development Committee!

On September 2, 2015, in Events, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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The recruitment process for national office positions for the February 2016 election is still open! SNA needs members with strong leadership skills, outstanding professional achievements and a record of active participation in their state association and at SNA to lead the association in the future. The following positions are now: At Large Director (3 positions) […]

Spring 2015 Legislative Report

On April 13, 2015, in All News, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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If an author never put their story in print or a speaker never spoke their thoughts, the story would never be told. That is my challenge to you. Tell everyone what you do with your school nutrition program. What is your dream in your program to make it the best ever? We often quietly feed […]

Register Today for SNA’s Legislative Action Conference

On January 20, 2015, in Events, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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Registration for SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC) is now open! Take advantage of our Early Bird registration rate by registering before January 20th. Full registration includes access to all general and education sessions. The LAC Luncheon, Breakfast & Closing General Session, and the Industry Forum are complimentary but must be selected in order to attend. […]

2014 State Legislative Summary Now Available

On September 4, 2014, in Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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A summary of the bills introduced and/or passed in the states is now available on the SNA website. As most states conclude their legislative business by the end of June, it is a logical place to stop and take stock of the policy proposed in your states.  During the summer months and into the fall, […]

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