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CDE Office of School Nutrition (OSN) Staff

Brehan Riley, MS, RD, SNS - Director

riley_b@cde.state.co.us
P  303-866-6299  C  720-202-3338

  • Manages all Child Nutrition Programs administered by CDE; determines program goals and objectives.
  • Formulates, interprets and implements state and federal statutes, rules and regulations for the Child Nutrition Programs
  • Provides leadership and expertise in planning, developing, promoting, implementing, and evaluating Child Nutrition Programs
  • Oversees budgets related to federal and state funding
  • Liaison to Colorado School Nutrition Association (CSNA)

Amanda Mercer, MS, RD - Program Manager

mercer_a@cde.state.co.us
303-866-6659

  • Interprets regulations and develops and disseminates written guidance to ensure compliance with federal, state, local policies and rules and regulations for all participating entities
  • Plans, develops, implements and evaluates child nutrition programs to meet changing priorities that support the mission of the program
  • Oversees the development of outreach activities to expand the scope and effectiveness of child nutrition programs
  • Oversees the CDE OSN internship program
  • Coordinates and oversees child nutrition-related grant activities.

Lyza Shaw, MS - Business Operations Manager

shaw_l@cde.state.co.us
303-866-6670


Heather Hauswirth, RD - Training Supervisor

hauswirth_h@cde.state.co.us
303-866-6871

Ashley Moen, MS, RD, SNS - Summer Food Service Program Administrator

moen_a@cde.state.co.us
303-866-6653




Carrie Pearse, RD - Program Specialist 

(Beginning at the OSN 10/3/2016)

pearse_c@cde.state.co.us
303-866-6759

Stacey Macklin, BS - Program Support

macklin_s@cde.state.co.us
303-866-6661



 

For additional information, e-mail: nutrition@cde.state.co.us

 

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