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CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative Members

The Culinary Institute of America's Healthy Kids Collaborative is an invited group of school nutrition leaders from around the country, including directors and chefs, top food service managment companies, expert school nutrition consultants, and other stakeholders. Collaborative members meet in person annually to work together on practical solutions that expand delicious, healthy menu choices. Throughout the year they also contribute to working groups based on targeted focus areas.

Collaborative Members


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    Catharine Powers, MS, RD, LD
    ​Culinary Nutrition Associates

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    Nancy Rice, MEd, RD, LD, SNS
    State Director, School Nutrition Division
    Georgia Department of Education

    School Nutrition Members

  • BaxterAngela

    Angela Baxter
    Director of Food Services
    St Helena Unified School District

  • BerdanGarrett

    Garrett Berdan, RDN, LD
    Culinary Nutrition Consultant

  • BrowerJennifer

    Jennifer Brower
    Regional Executive Chef
    ​Compass Group-Chartwells

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    Laura Bullene Jacobo
    Director of Nutrition Services
    Woodlake USD

  • BursonEmily

    Emily Burson
    Owner & President
    School Nutrition Plus

  • CaplonMarla

    Marla Caplon
    Director, Division of Food and Nutrition Services
    Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland

  • CooperAnn

    Ann Cooper ‘79
    Chef Ann Foundation

  • Cowens-GasbarroSamantha

    Samantha Cowens-Gasbarro
    Chef/Nutrition Coordinator
    Windham Raymond Schools Maine

  • DreibelbisBrandy

    Brandy Dreibelbis
    Director of Food Services
    Napa Valley Unified School District

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    Stephanie Dyehouse
    Assistant Supervisor of Culinary Development
    Cincinnati Public Schools

  • FeldmanLisa

    Lisa Feldman, CIA ‘91
    Director of Culinary Services
    Sodexo Education Offer Development Center

  • GareyKaren

    Karen Garey
    Education Service Center Region XI

  • Hall-CampbellAleshia

    Aleshia Hall-Campbell
    Executive Director
    Institute of Child Nutrition

  • HayesDayle

    Dayle Hayes, MS, RD
    Nutrition for the Future, Inc.

  • HullJason

    Jason Hull ‘97
    Director of Food Services/Chef
    Marin Country Day School

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    Cheryl Jackson Lewis
    Director - Nutrition, Education, Training and Technical Assistance Division

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    Jennifer Lebarre
    Executive Director, Nutrition Services
    Oakland Unified School District

  • LewisRobert

    Robert Lewis
    Director of Nutrition Services
    El Monte City School District

  • LopezNate

    Nate Lopez
    Product Development Chef
    Revolution Foods

  • MorrisMichael

    Michael Morris
    Senior Brand Manager

  • PetragliaRachel

    Rachel Petraglia
    District Executive Chef/Culinary Coordinator, School Nutrition Program
    Gwinnett County Public Schools

  • PolingMatthew

    Matthew Poling
    Executive Chef
    Weld County School District 6

  • PolsonRebecca

    Rebecca Polson
    Executive Chef
    Spartanburg County District Six Schools

  • RosenbergerMichael

    Michael Rosenberger
    Executive Director, Food and Child Nutrition Service
    Dallas Independent School District

  • ShaleyAriane

    Ariane Shanley
    At Large Director
    South Kitsap School District

  • ShellyJessica

    Jessica Shelly, MBA, SNS, REHS
    Food Service Director
    Cincinnati Public Schools

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    Anthony Terrell
    Culinary Specialist
    Shelby County Schools

  • TrudeauBrad

    Brad Trudeau, FMP, SNS
    Food Service Director
    Garland Independent School District

  • VillarrealMiguel

    Miguel Villarreal
    Food & Nutritional Services Director
    Novato Unified School District

  • VirusAmy

    Amy Virus
    Manager of Administrative and Support Services
    Philadelphia School District

  • VoldenMarilyn

    Marilyn Volden
    School Nutrition Specialist
    School District of LaCrosse

  • WeberBertrand

    Bertrand Weber
    Director, Culinary and Wellness Services
    Minneapolis Public Schools

  • Jeremy West

    Jeremy West
    Director of Operations
    Jeffco Public Schools

  • WilliamsCody

    Cody Williams ‘04
    Food and Nutrition Services Manager
    Sonoma Valley USD

  • ZamoranoJuan

    Juan Zamorano
    Culinary Specialist
    San Diego Unified School District