Areas of Focus

SNA’s Board of Directors is excited to share our new 2021-24 Strategic Plan. The strategic plan sets forth four areas of focus though which we will achieve our mission and vision.

Voice of School Nutrition. SNA is the voice of the school nutrition industry.

  • We are advocates for feeding our country’s future.
  • We elevate the professional image of school nutrition, both inside and outside of the industry.
  • We are universally acknowledged and recognized school nutrition experts.

Career Development and Growth. SNA supports the professional growth and career pathways of members.

  • We create opportunities for professional growth for members and build their capacity to lead in their schools and districts.
  • We serve as the hub for members to network and build lifelong relationships around common goals and interests.

Stakeholder Community. SNA cultivates a vibrant community of school nutrition stakeholders. 

  • We have redefined and elevated the relationship and partnerships with industry
  • We influence, convene, and connect stakeholders who seek to shape the school nutrition industry.

Thriving Organization. SNA is a thriving organization.

  • We have a strong and varied pathway to volunteer leadership and provide inclusive opportunities for contribution.
  • We are a digital-first organization with a strong, nimble technology infrastructure and efficient processes.
  • We look for ways to disrupt our own business models, leading the way to innovation and new revenue opportunities.

The areas of focus are supported by the following crosscutting themes.

  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Fiscal Responsibility, Financial Sustainability, and the School Nutrition Foundation
  • Meaningful Communications, Marketing, and Outreach
  • Relevant Digital Experiences

SNA is committed to ensuring transparency of its activities and governance. The box at right features tools you can reference to track the Association’s initiatives and accomplishments. Learn more about our governance structure on the SNA Committees and Advisory Councils page. Visit the Leadership Opportunities page to learn about different national leadership positions and the nominations and elections process.

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