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Child Nutrition Advisory Council

Background, bylaws, member information, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes for the Child Nutrition Advisory Council (CNAC).

Bylaws | Composition | Term | Members | Meeting Dates
Agendas and Minutes: Current Years | Prior Years

Background

Education Code Section 49533 establishes the Child Nutrition Advisory Council (CNAC), the members of which are appointed by the State Board of Education. The mission of the CNAC is to provide proactive leadership for the enhancement of health and nutrition education for California’s youth. The CNAC is committed to:

  • Ensuring that all youth in California have access to high-quality, nutritious, and
    appealing meals and that child nutrition programs promote students’ involvement.
  • Promoting a plentiful supply of healthful, high-quality food for California’s youth
    in its role as monitor of the distribution of donated food commodities.
  • Advocating the inclusion of nutrition as a strong component of a comprehensive
    integrated school health program.
  • Nominating its members for state and national advisory councils and maintaining
    communication with these bodies.
  • Maintaining a communication network among allied organizations.
  • Monitoring federal and state laws and regulations and advocating changes when
    appropriate.

Bylaws

The bylaws of the Child Nutrition Advisory Council.

Composition

The CNAC is composed of 13 individuals representing different segments of the child nutrition community, including one representative of each of the following:

  • State Department of Education
  • School administrators
  • School board members
  • School food service directors
  • School food service supervisors/managers
  • Classroom teachers
  • Curriculum coordinators
  • Nutrition education specialists
  • Lay persons
  • Child care food program sponsors
  • Secondary high school students
  • Recognized parent-teacher organizations
  • Qualified consultants specializing in nutrition, education, child care, or health and welfare

Term of Office

The CNAC members serve for a term of three years, except the student representative, who serves a one-year term. Members may be re-appointed.

Members

CNAC Members | DOC (Dated Jun-2015)

Application Information
For appointment to the Child Nutrition Advisory Council 2014-15. Deadline for submission of applications is on December 15, 2014.

Meeting Dates

CNAC Meeting Dates

Staff Support

Nutrition Services Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 1500
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-445-0850 or 800-952-5609

Principal Staff Contact

Carol Chase Huegli
Phone: 916-322-1566
E-mail: CChaseHuegli@cde.ca.gov

Current and Previous Years Meeting Date, Agenda, and Minute Summary

The CNAC welcomes public involvement. Individuals interested in providing public comment at a CNAC meeting can do so through public input sessions, telephone (TTY and fax available), and postal or electronic mail.

Guidelines for Obtaining Input

Meeting Date Agenda Minute Summary
February 9, 2015 February 9, 2015, Agenda February 9, 2015, Minutes
April 13, 2015 April 13, 2015, Agenda April 13, 2015, Minutes
June 8, 2015 June 8, 2015, Agenda June 8, 2015, Minutes
August 10, 2015 August 10, 2015, Agenda Not available
October 19, 2015 October 19, 2015, Agenda Not available
December 7, 2015 December 7, 2015 Agenda Not available
February 8, 2016 February 8, 2016 Agenda Not available
April 11, 2016 Not available Not available
June 13, 2016 Not available Not available

 

Prior Years Meeting Dates, Agendas, and Minute Summaries

Meeting Date Agenda Minute Summary
April 27, 2005 April 27, 2005, Agenda April 27, 2005, Minutes
August 31, 2005 August 31, 2005, Agenda August 31, 2005, Minutes
October 12, 2005 October 12, 2005, Agenda October 12, 2005, Minutes
December 16, 2005 December 16, 2005, Agenda December 16, 2005, Minutes
February 8, 2006 February 8, 2006, Agenda February 8, 2006, Minutes
March 22, 2006 March 22, 2006, Agenda March 22, 2006, Minutes
June 21, 2006 June 21, 2006, Agenda June 21, 2006, Minutes
August 3, 2006 August 3, 2006, Agenda August 3, 2006, Minutes
November 29, 2006 November 29, 2006, Agenda November 29, 2006, Minutes
April 11, 2007 April 11, 2007, Agenda Not available
June 13, 2007 June 13, 2007, Agenda Not available
August 22, 2007 August 22, 2007, Agenda Not available
October 24, 2007 October 24, 2007, Agenda Not available
December 12, 2007 December 12, 2007, Agenda Not available
February 26, 2008 February 26, 2008, Agenda February 26, 2008, Minutes
June 18, 2008 June 18, 2008, Agenda June 18, 2008, Minutes
October 22, 2008 October 22, 2008, Agenda October 22, 2008, Minutes
February 18, 2009 February 18, 2009, Agenda February 18, 2009, Minutes
April 22, 2009 April 22, 2009, Agenda April 22, 2009, Minutes
August 27, 2009 August 27, 2009, Agenda August 27, 2009, Minutes
December 9, 2009 December 9, 2009, Agenda Not available
April 28, 2010 April 28, 2010, Agenda April 28, 2010, Minutes
June 4, 2010 June 4, 2010, Agenda June 4, 2010, Minutes
October 27, 2010 October 27, 2010, Agenda Meeting canceled Meeting canceled
December 16, 2010 December 16, 2010, Agenda December 16, 2010, Minutes
February 25, 2011 February 25, 2011, Agenda Not available
March 21, 2011 March 21, 2011, Agenda March 21, 2011, Minutes
September 15, 2011 September 15, 2011, Agenda September 15, 2011, Minutes
November 17, 2011 Meeting canceled Meeting canceled
February 27, 2012 February 27, 2012, Agenda Not available
April 23, 2012 April 23, 2012, Agenda April 23, 2012, Minutes
June 19, 2012 June 19, 2012, Agenda June 19, 2012, Minutes
September 10, 2012 September 10, 2012, Agenda September 10, 2012, Minutes
October 29, 2012 October 29, 2012, Agenda October 29, 2012, Minutes
December 17, 2012 December 17, 2012, Agenda December 17, 2012, Minutes
February 25, 2013 February 25, 2013, Agenda February 25, 2013, Minutes
April 22, 2013 April 22, 2013, Agenda April 22, 2013, Minutes
June 3, 2013 June 3, 2013, Agenda June 3, 2013, Minutes
September 16, 2013 September 16, 2013, Agenda September 16, 2013, Minutes
October 21, 2013 October 21, 2013, Agenda October 21, 2013, Minutes
December 9, 2013 December 9, 2013, Agenda December 9, 2013, Minutes
February 10, 2014 February 10, 2014, Agenda February 10, 2014, Minutes
April 14, 2014 April 14, 2014, Agenda April 14, 2014, Minutes
June 9, 2014 June 9, 2014, Agenda June 9, 2014, Minutes
September 8, 2014 September 8, 2014, Agenda September 8, 2014, Minutes
October 20, 2014 Meeting canceled Meeting canceled
December 15, 2014 December 15, 2014, Agenda December 15, 2014, Minutes

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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