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Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN)

Please take a minute to complete the Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN) survey  that was sent to all school food service directors on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  If you did not receive the survey, please contact Stacey Macklin for the survey link. The survey link will be open until Friday, May 30, 2014. - See more at:

The Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN) will inform and advise the Colorado Department of Education Office of School Nutrition (CDE OSN) on development and implementation of Child Nutrition Programs and will serve as a resource for school food authorities (SFAs) within specific regions.

The upcoming ACSN meeting will be a conference call, with members and the Office of School Nutrition, on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. If you have questions, comments or concerns regarding school nutrition programs, please contact your ACSN representative for consideration at this meeting. 

ACSN Representation

Talking Points, Working Group Summaries, Handouts/Resources from the ACSN meetings

Oct. 19, 2017 - Douglas County School District 

  • ACSN Talking Points
    • Working Group Summaries
      • Direct Certification Improvement Grant and Technology Innovation Grant
      • Farm to School Grant
      • Unpaid Meal Charges
      • Best Practices: sharing successful methods of communications with directors in your ACSN region.  

ACSN Representatives by Region

Region 1:

David Maki, Westminster 50


Region 2:

Shelly Allen, St. Vrain Valley


Region 3:

Heather Williams, Canon City School District


Region 4:

Alice Blue, Fowler


Region 5:

Hannah Phillips, Pueblo 60/Pueblo 70


Region 6:

Katie Dubois, Lewis-Palmer


Region 7:

Janet Fogel, Mancos


Region 8:

Sarah DeCristino, Hoehne

719-846-4457, ext 104

Region 9:

Erika Edwards, Cherry Creek


Region 10:

Sharley Schreiner, Fountain-Ft. Carson


Region 11:

Kelly Chrisman, Charter Choice Collaborative


Region 12:

Jody Dennis - Williams, Garfield 16


Region 13:

Steffiney Quick, Byers


Region 14:

Walter Chisman, Ellicott


Region 15:

Traci Berg, Holyoke/Haxtun/Fleming/Merino School Districts


Region 16:

Danielle Bock, Weld Co. 6, Greeley-Evans


Region 17:

Debbie Yirku, Calhan


Region 18:

Shannon Williams, Ouray


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