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CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative Members

The Culinary Institute of America's Healthy Kids Collaborative is an invited group of school nutrition leaders from around the country, including directors and chefs, top food service managment companies, expert school nutrition consultants, and other stakeholders. Collaborative members meet in person annually to work together on practical solutions that expand delicious, healthy menu choices. Throughout the year they also contribute to working groups based on targeted focus areas.

Collaborative Members


  • Nancy Rice, MEd, RD, LD, SNS

    Nancy Rice, MEd, RD, LD, SNS
    State Director, School Nutrition Division
    Georgia Department of Education


  • Catharine Powers, MS, RD

    Catharine Powers, MS, RD
    ​Culinary Nutrition Associates

  • BerdanGarrett

    Garrett Berdan, RDN, LD
    Culinary Nutrition Consultant

  • FeldmanLisa

    Lisa Feldman, CIA ‘91
    Director of Culinary Services
    Sodexo Education Offer Development Center

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    Jeffrey Orr, CEC
    ​National Culinary Director

  • Brad Trudeau

    Brad Trudeau, FMP, SNS
    Food Service Director
    Garland Independent School District

  • VoldenMarilyn

    Marilyn Volden
    Food Service Supervisor
    ​Viroqua Public Schools

  • WeeklyCarol

    Carol Weekly, RD, SNS
    ​Director, Child Nutrition
    Queen Creek Unified School District

  • Jeremy West

    Jeremy West
    Nutrition Service Director
    ​Greeley-Evans Weld County School District 6