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Office of School Nutrition

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The Office of School Nutrition is committed to ensuring all school-aged children have equal access to healthy meals by supporting, training, and connecting Colorado’s child nutrition community.

Announcements and Updates

Advisory Council for School Nutrition – 2018 Reorganization

The Office of School Nutrition (OSN) would like to thank the following members of the Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN) for their years of service and dedication to the ACSN: Adam Gose, region 10; Kay Wernsman, region 15; Sandy Guyette, region 16; and Dan Sharp, region 18. Adam, Kay and Sandy were charter members of the ACSN, beginning in 2012; between these four members, they have dedicated over 20 years of service to the council. Thank you!

The OSN would like to congratulate and welcome the new representatives for these regions: Sharley Schreiner, region 10; Traci Berg, region 15; Danielle Bock, region 16; and Shannon Williams, region 18. We look forward to working with these new representatives, as we continue to build this communication tool with school food authorities in Colorado.

More information regarding the ACSN can be found on the Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN) webpage. Watch for the “Meet Your ACSN Member” section in the Thursday Update, beginning in February 2018. 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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