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Office of School Nutrition

The Office of School Nutrition (OSN) administers the USDA Child Nutrition Programs (CNP) in Colorado school districts and charter schools to promote the health and well-being of children.

Address: 1580 Logan Street, Denver CO 80203
Room Number(s): 760

Unit Supervisor: Jane Brand
Administrative Lead: Stacey Macklin
Lead Email Address:
Lead Phone Number: 303-866-6661


Office Responsibilities

  • Director (Jane Brand, RD, SNS
  • Program Manager (Brehan Riley, MS, RD
  • Grants Fiscal Analyst/Nutrition-Fiscal Management, USDA Reporting (Megan Meermans,
  • Review Manager:Administrative Review Resource Management Tool), Liaison for fiscal management and financial reporting (Lyza Shaw, MS )
  • Training Coordinator, Technical Assistance (Sara Silvernail, MS, RD
  • Charter Schools, Food Service Management Companies, New School Food Authorities, Procurement (Jan Bodnar, RD Program Specialist
  • Emergency/Disaster Feeding, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), Special Milk Program (SMP) (Sara Rose Foreman, RD, Program Specialist
  • Competitive Foods, Free and Reduced Price Meals Process, Residential Child Care Institutes, Provision 2, Community Eligibility, (Julie Griffith, MPH, RD Program Specialist
  • Directors' Conference, HealthierUS School Challenge, Nutrition Education, Team Nutrition, Wellness Policy (Heather Hauswirth, RD Program Specialist
  • Afterschool Care Snack Program, Administrators’ Reference Manual, School Breakfast Program   (Amanda Mercer, MS, RD, Program Specialist
  • Civil Rights, Farm to School, Special Dietary Needs, Summer Food Service Program (Ashley Moen, MS, RD  Program Specialist )
  • Online Claim System, Direct Certification, Verification,  District Contact,  (Jennifer Otey, BA  Program Specialist
  • Administrative Duties, Website, Program Support  (Stacey Macklin, BS Program Support

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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