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2020 SNAAZ Annual
State Conference
Begins In


Virtual Online Conference
September 26, 2020 - 9:AM

Saturday, Sept 26, 2020​

Jump on the Zoom Channel from 8:30 – 9:00 for Games & Trivia

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  • Introduction Conference Planning CommitteeSandra Schossow, SNAAZ Past President
  • State Congressional Videos – Rick Hall, SNAAZ President
  • SNA National Update – Reginald Ross, SNA National President

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Presenters: Dr. Kevin Sauer & Dr. Kevin Roberts – Kansas State University

Dr. Kevin Roberts, PhD.

Dr. Kevin Roberts joined the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics in the Fall of 2003. Dr. Roberts is experienced in food safety research and training. While employed with Iowa State University Extension, he assisted with ServSafe® classes around Iowa and in developing food safety information for consumers and foodservice professionals. He has 12 years of restaurant experience, most recently as a food and beverage manager with Seven Villages Restaurant, Williamsburg, Iowa. His research interests focus on HACCP and food safety, specifically, overcoming employee barriers to food safety implementation in the commercial foodservice setting. Dr. Roberts has also been recognized for his leadership contributions as a graduate student at Iowa State University receiving the 2002 VEISHEA Campus Leadership Award.

Dr. Roberts is a member of the International Association of Food Protection, Club Managers Association of America, Kansas – Oklahoma Club Managers Association of America, Mid-America Club Managers Association of America, Council on Hotel Restaurant Institution Educators (CHRIE), Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas (KOMA) CHRIE, the National Restaurant Association, and the Foodservice Management Education Council.

Dr. Kevin Sauer, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND

A frequent School Nutrition Association and ANC presenter, Kevin Sauer is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Professor in Dietetics, and a former School Nutrition Director.  He was a cadre trainer for the Kansas Department of Education’s Child Nutrition & Wellness Management Academy program for 10 years.  An accomplished educator and researcher, he also Co-Directs the national Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs at Kansas State University.  Kevin served on the School Nutrition Association’s Certificate and Credentialing Governing Council and is the current President-Elect for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

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Stretch your legs, restroom break or grab a drink…

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SNAAZ Election Information/Update
Presenter – Sandra Schossow, SNAAZ Past President

Membership Update / Star Club
Presenter – Holly Baran-Price, SNAAZ Membership Chair

SNA/SNAAZ Awards Update
Presenter – Sandra Schossow, SNAAZ Past President

SNAAZ Industry Member of Year Award
Presenter – Rick Hall, SNAAZ President

School Nutrition Specialist (SNS) Exam Update
Presenter – Shannon Gleave, CN Director, Glendale ESD

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Stretch your legs, restroom break or grab a drink…

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Moderator: Wendy Sahr, SNAAZ Industry Chair
Panelists: Julie Bujan (Affinity Sales), Patty Meeks (S.A. Piazza), Karen Moore (Shamrock Foods), Sharon Moffett (Apple & Eve), Joe Verdusco (Meals Plus—LINQ)

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Presenter – Callie DeSoto, SNAAZ Exhibits Chair

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Presenter – Rick Hall, SNAAZ President

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Presenter – Natalie Tenney, SNAAZ Hostess Chair

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Hostess – – Natalie Tenney, SNAAZ Hostess Chai

We are a state affiliate to the School Nutrition Association (SNA), which represents over 55,000 individuals who have made a commitment to child nutrition.

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