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Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN)

Please take a minute to complete the Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN) survey  that was sent to all school food service directors on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.  If you did not receive the survey, please contact Stacey Macklin for the survey link. The survey link will be open until Friday, May 30, 2014. - See more at:

    ACSN meeting:  Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

The Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN) will meet on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 at Adams 14 School District in Commerce City, CO.  (A big Thank You to Jim Rowan, Manager Nutrition/Warehouse/Printshop and Region 3 ACSN representative, for hosting!)  ACSN representatives provide valuable input, from the school food authorities (SFAs) that they represent.  If you have information you would like your ACSN representative to share with the OSN, contact them before the next meeting. You can find your ACSN representative in the list of ACSN member SFAs and SFAs represented and other representation information below.

The Advisory Council for School Nutrition (ACSN) will inform and advise the Colorado Department of Education Office of School Nutrition (CDE OSN) on development and implementation of Child Nutrition Programs and will serve as a resource for School Food Authorities (SFAs) within specific regions.

Region 1:

Joella Carron, Mapleton


Region 2:

Shelly Allen, St. Vrain Valley


Region 3:

Jim Rowan, Adams 14


Region 4:

Amanda Cobb, East Otero/Rocky Ford


Region 5:

Sandra Mueller, Del Norte


Region 6:

Katie Dubois, Lewis-Palmer


Region 7:

Kim Cotta, Ignacio


Region 8:

Jill Kidd, Pueblo CIty


Region 9:

Beth Wallace, Cherry Creek


Region 10:

Adam Gose, Fountain/Ft. Carson


Region 11:

Nicole Guenette, HOPE Online


Region 12:

Jody Willaims, Garfield 16


Region 13:

Steffiney Quick, Byers


Region 14:

Monica Deines-Henderson, Falcon 49


Region 15:

Kay Wernsman, Valley RE-1


Region 16:

Sandy Guyette, Weld Co RE-1


Region 17:

Meta Riseling, Walsh


Region 18:

Kathy Del Tonto, Montrose


ACSN Best Practices

ACSN Best Practices have been developed and suggested at ACSN meetings, for use by SFAs.  

ACSN Talking Points

ACSN Talking Points are summaries and highlights of the ACSN meetings.

ACSN Minutes

ACSN Minutes are a detailed account of the ACSN meetings, including discussions and presentations. 



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