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CNAC Agenda for the September 25, 2023 Meeting

Meeting agenda for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction Child Nutrition Advisory Council (CNAC).

Meeting Location and Time

California Department of Education (CDE)
1430 N Street, Room 4101
Sacramento, California 95814

Monday, September 25, 2023
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Council Members

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


  • Andrea Bricker, Nutrition Education Consultant, California Department of Education (CDE)
  • Jackie Richardson, Nutrition Education Administrator, CDE
  • Ellen Sweeney, Associate Governmental Program Analyst, CDE
  • Blake Johnson, Legislative Representative, CDE
The Order Of Business May Be Changed Without Notice

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

Reasonable Limitations May Be Placed On Public Testimony

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.

Special Presentations May Be Made

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.

Reasonable Accomodation Will Be Provided For Any Individual With A Disability

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

CNAC Contact Information And Website

The agenda may be accessed on the CDE Child Nutrition Advisory Council web page.

Questions regarding the CNAC meeting or the agenda may be directed to:

Andrea Bricker, CNAC Coordinator
Phone: 916-323-2473


10:00 a.m.

CNAC Administrative Activies
  • Call to order
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Approve September 2023 CNAC agenda
  • Approve May 2023 CNAC meeting minutes

Presenter: Clell Hoffman

First request for public comment for agenda items 1 through 3

Presenter: Clell Hoffman

10:15 a.m.

Item 1
  • Legislative update
  • Nutrition Services Division Director’s Updates

Type of Action: Information/Discussion

Presenter: Blake Johnson and Kim Frinzell

10:45 a.m.

Item 2

Recruitment discussion

Type of Action: Information/Discussion

Presenter: Jackie Richardson

11:15 a.m.

Item 3

Members continue to work on action plans

Type of Action: Information/Discussion/Action

Presenter: Clell Hoffman

12:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.

Item 3, continued

Members continue to work on action plans

Type of Action: Information/Discussion/Action

Presenter: All

Request for public comment for items 4 through 6

Presenter: Clell Hoffman

2:00 p.m.

Item 4

Teams present action plan, progress, and next steps

Type of Action: Information/Discussion/Action

Presenter: All

2:30 p.m.

Item 5

CNAC travel reporting and next steps

Type of Action: Information/Discussion/Action

Presenter: Andrea Bricker

2:45 p.m.

Item 6

Discuss agenda items and scheduling for November 2023 meeting

Last request for public comment

Type of Action: Information/Discussion/Action

Presenter: Clell Hoffman

3:00 p.m.


Presenter: Clell Hoffman

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Thursday, September 21, 2023
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