Recent News

The Spring 2018 Nutrition Link newsletter is now online!

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Excerpt from Spring 2018 Nutrition Link

Member Spotlight : Responding During Disasters : School Nutrition Super Heroes

The year was 1992, and I remember it well. I had a home for sale in Palm Beach County, and had just purchased a home in Sarasota County, when a hurricane the size of the entire State of Florida loomed off-shore. Sadly, Hurricane Andrew was responsible for major devastation in Miami/Dade County. Fortunately for many of us, Palm Beach County was spared, as was Sarasota County. However, the hurricane and the weeks that followed left an indelible mark on me. I visited Miami every weekend to visit my husband, who was helping with the recovery effort. I realized I had not been ready for the storm, at work or at home. My school nutrition staff in Sarasota County, many of whom I had recently met as the new director, were not ready.

Read the rest of the article in the Spring 2018 Nutrition Link


2018-19 Executive Committee (EC) Election Results

March 5, 2018

The SNS Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Executive Committee (EC) election results:

  • Chair-Elect: Linette Dodson, PhD, RDN, LD, SNS, FAND
  • Secretary: Katy Taylor, MS, RDN, LD, SNS
  • Nominating Committee: Kathy Wilson-Gold, MS, RDN, LD, FAND

Please join us in congratulating our newly elected EC members. We had an outstanding slate of candidates this year; thank you to all who were on the ballot.

And thank you to all who voted! A total of 241 SNS members (approximately 24% - up a point from last year!) voted in this year’s election.

The SNS DPG Nominating Committee,
Whitney, Sarah, and Linda