On April 4, 2014 Vicky Hartzler,
Sam Graves, Blain Luetkemeyer &
Jason Smith, Federal Legislators from
Missouri sent a letter to the
US Dept. of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack
asking for a simplification of
Child Nutrition Programs
in order to ensure sustainability
of the programs.
To see a copy of the letter
Click HERE!!



MSNA Annual Conference
November 7 - 9, 2014
The Lodge of Four Seasons
Lake Ozark

Keynote Speakers:

Paul Pyrz, President Leadershape

Paul serves as President of Leadershape, Inc.,
a not-for-profit organization in Champaign, IL.
Paul consults in the areas of leadership
development, strategic planning and
radiating possiblity.
Find out more about Leadershape, Inc. by
Clicking HERE!!

Matthew Essner,

Matthew is a proven leader in business,
teamwork, and adapting
to change. He has an undeniable
passion for bringing out the best in
individuals by living each day with purpose.
Visit for more information!!


Innovation Stations
November 7, 2014
from 10:00am - noon
more details coming soon!!

Lunch will be
provided for
Director's Workshop
from Noon - 1:00pm
Winston Industries, Inc.
St. Louis District Dairy Council


The Director's Workshop
in conjunction
with the MSNA Annual Conference

Friday, November 7, 2014
from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Mary Milla
owner of "What's Your Point?"

for more information about Mary Milla visit



For a chance to win a FREE BOOTH at the

2014 MSNA Annual Conference




Recent STAR Club Award Winners!!

Brenda Dwyer - Life Star
Brenda Leach - Life Star
Paula Kullman - 5 Star
Lori Danella - 4 Star
Candy Gruenewald - 4 Star
Nancy Neill - 4 Star
Linda Jones - 2 Star
Dawn Matthews - 2 Star
Robin Smith - 2 Star
Karen Wooton - 2 Star
Donita Zehr - 2 Star
Deanna House - 1 Star
Pat Martin - 1 Star
Liz Aufdenberg - Pre-Level
Connie Baker - Pre-Level
Deanna House - Pre-Level
Stacey Kindred - Pre-Level
Ronda Mccullick - Pre-Level
Scott Meyer - Pre-Level




SNAC Bites
SNA highlights new programs and provide
topics of interest for members.
For the April Edition, click HERE!!


Lots of information will be coming to you
in various formats the next several months.
Please make sure your SNA/MSNA contact
information is accurate.
Go to
and click on MySNA, enter your username
and password, click on Member Services
to view a summary of your SNA record, edit
your contact information and more!
If you don't have a user name and password,
click on First Time Log In? link on the SNA
Home Page (you will need your membership
number to set up your username and password).
If you have forgotten your username and/or
password, you will need to contact the
SNA Service Center at 1-800-877-8822 or
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Missouri School Nutrition Association
2100 I-70 Drive Southwest
Columbia, Mo 65203
Telephone: (573) 445-0929 or Toll Free: 1-888-276-4307
Fax: (573) 446-8589
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Upcoming Events


Ozark Regional Meeting
April 29, 2014
Oak Ridge Intermediate
526 DARE Blvd.
Camdenton, MO
For Information & Registration Form
Click HERE!!

July 13 - 16, 2014
Boston, Mass.
For information click HERE!

MSNA Board Meeting
Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11:00am
MSBA Member Relations Office
200 Madison St., Ste 240
Jefferson City, MO 65101

MSNA Annual Conference
November 7, 8 and 9, 2014
Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark



New Nutrition Standards

Competitive Food Rules Finalized
Click HERE for the Interim Final Rule.
Click HERE for the USDA's Summary page.

We Can Do This:
Advice and Resources for Meeting the NSLP New Meal Pattern
by SNA

There are other helpful hints, tips and information on the "Members Only" area of the School Nutrition Association website