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Q&A with the USDA Team

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September 30, 2021

Join SNA and the USDA team as they answer frequently asked questions to some of the key challenges operators are facing. From procurement strategies due to supply chain disruptions to guidance for feeding virtual learners – you don’t want to miss this!

This is a free webinar open to SNA members and non-members. If you enjoy the content and would like to benefit from more free high quality school nutrition webinars, join SNA today!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Outline current USDA updates and waivers.
  2. Apply guidance for feeding virtual learners.
  3. Identify strategies to combat supply chain disruptions.


Key Area 3000:
Sub Topic 3320: Compliance with Regulations/Policies

This webinar is part of SNA's School Nutrition Supply Chain Series made possible with support from InTeam & Associates and Titan a LINQ solution.


  • Beth Wallace, MBA, SNS

    SNA President
    Executive Director
    Food and Nutrition Services
    Jefferson County SD
    Lakewood, CO

  • Sarah E. Smith-Holmes

    Program Monitoring and Operational Support
    Division Child Nutrition Programs
    Food and Nutrition Services

  • Angela Kline, Director, Policy & Program Development, Child Nutrition Programs, USDA-FNS

    Angela Kline currently serves as the Director of Program Policy in Child Nutrition Programs. In that role she develops policy for the National School Lunch, School Breakfast Programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Program. Angela has worked at the Food and Nutrition Service since 2008 and has served as Director since 2014. Prior to joining Child Nutrition, Angela served as the Branch Chief of program policy in SNAP for five years. Angela first joined USDA as a staff attorney issues for the Office of General Counsel at the Department of Agriculture, where she worked on Food and Nutrition issues for 7 years. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and received her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Cheryl Jackson Lewis, MPA, RD, LDN

    Cheryl Lewis is the Acting Deputy Administrator for the Child Nutrition Programs at the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. Previously, she served as the National Director of the Nutrition, Education, Training and Technical Assistance Division in the Child Nutrition Programs. Cheryl has held multiple senior level technical and management positions in support of the Child Nutrition Programs at the local, state and national levels. She served as a Senior Nutrition Policy Advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Development administering child health and nutrition programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa. Cheryl is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society for Nutrition.

  • Kathleen Staley

    Chief Program Integrity and Monitoring Branch

September 30, 2021
Thu 3:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 15M

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