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CNAC Agenda for March 7, 2023

Meeting Notice

Child Nutrition Advisory Council (CNAC)

An advisory body to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

10 a.m.–3 p.m.

[Note: Meeting registration is no longer available.]

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Council Members

  • Clell Hoffman, Chair
  • Jane Alvarado-Banister
  • Kim Frinzell
  • Carrie Buck
  • Cristine Holmer
  • Maryam Shayegh
  • Holly Hungerford Cocking
  • Jackie Day
  • Ryan Alvarez
  • Natalie Cole
  • Ronald Little


  • Andrea Bricker, Nutrition Education Consultant
  • Ellen Sweeney, Associate Government Program Analyst
  • Jackie Richardson, Nutrition Education Administrator
  • Blake Johnson, California Department of Education Legislative Representative

Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.


The presiding officer of the Child Nutrition Advisory Council (CNAC) reserves the right to impose reasonable time limits on public testimony to ensure that the agenda is completed.


Consistent with the requirements of the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, notice is hereby given that special presentations not mentioned in the agenda may be made at this meeting. However, any such presentation will be for information only.


Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting of the CNAC may request assistance by contacting the Nutrition Services Division at:

Nutrition Services Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916-323-7311
Fax: 916-445-5731


10:00 a.m.

CNAC Administrative Activities
  • Call to order
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Approve March 2023 CNAC agenda
  • Approve November 2022 CNAC meeting minutes
  • Annual reminders: trainings and forms

Presenter: Clell Hoffman, Chair

First request for public comment

Presenter: Clell Hoffman, Chair

10:15 a.m.

Item 1
  • Legislative update
  • Nutrition Services Division Director’s division and federal updates

Type of Action: Information/ Discussion/ Action

Presenter: Blake Johnson / Kim Frinzell

10:45 a.m.

Item 2

Members to provide update on action plan progress to date

Type of Action: Information/ Discussion/ Action

Presenter: All

11:15 a.m.

Item 3

Members continue to work on action plans as needed, including defining and developing deliverables

Type of Action: Information/ Discussion/ Action

Presenter: All

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Item 3, continued

Continue action plan and deliverable process

Type of Action: Information/ Discussion/ Action

Presenter: All

2:15 p.m.

Item 4

Members report back to full group on progress and actions

Type of Action: Information/ Discussion/ Action

Presenter: All

2:45 p.m.

Item 5

Discuss agenda items for May 2023 meeting

Type of Action: Information/ Discussion/ Action

Presenter: All

Last request for public comment

Presenter: Clell Hoffman

3:00 p.m.


Presenter: Clell Hoffman

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