Vision & Mission

The School Nutrition Association is a national, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 50,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country.

Core Purpose:

Well-nourished students, prepared to succeed.


Every student has access to nutritious meals at school, ensuring their optimal health and well-being.


We empower and support school nutrition professionals in advancing the accessibility, quality and integrity of school nutrition programs.


  • Integrity: Act ethically and responsibly, always.
  • Inclusion: Embrace different perspectives and ideas from SNA’s diverse membership.
  • Collaboration: Share strategies and solutions to achieve professional excellence.
  • Commitment: Embody care and compassion for student well-being.
  • Innovation: Drive change with creativity and strategic thinking.
  • Courage: Resolve to protect and defend school nutrition programs.

Governance Structure
Articles of Incorporation
SNA Bylaws

Contact Us

2900 S. Quincy Street, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22206  

Tel (703) 824-3000
Fax (703) 824-3015

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The School Nutrition Association has a presence in every state across the country. View links to many of the state associations to find out more about what SNA is doing nationwide. 

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