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Industry Advisory Board

Meet The SNAL Industry Advisory Board


Industry...Value, Commitment, Partnership


The SNAL Industry Advisory Board (IAB) supports the Association's mission and vision by providing input and recommendations from an industry perspective, and serves as a liaison to the industry membership in support of the priority issues of the Association.

SNAL Industry Advisory Board

Industry Council
Susan Spence

Susan Spence

Industry Council
PMR Distributing
16309 E Brewster Road #J271
Covington, LA 70433
Phone: 318-348-9156
Don Barker

Don Barker

Industry Council
Hobart Corp
4324 Rhonda Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Phone: 225-293-2414
Chuck Ainsworth

Chuck Ainsworth

Industry Council
400 N. Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: 312-510-1200


  • Enhance communications between industry members and SNAL leadership
  • Provide SNAL leadership with feedback on the Annual State Conference (SNAL), including:
    • Recommendations on Exhibit Hall procedures and management
    • Recommendations for SNAL Conference workshops and breakout sessions for both exhibitors and members
    • Recommendations/strategies for improving and growing SNAL Conference
  • Serve as a sounding board for new programs under consideration
  • Recommend new ideas for Association programs and projects
  • Participate in strategic issues management process, as assigned
  • Promote membership in SNAL



Why choose Us

Being a member of SNAL has so many benefits including networking, education, opportunities for professional development, and so much more.Visit the membership page to read about being a SNAL member.

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Our Mission

The School Nutrition Association of Louisiana is a state based, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 3,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the state of Louisiana.

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What you get

SNAL Conference Committee puts on a great program each year that is designed specifically for the SNAL members. This 3 day program is filled with professional development, networking opportunities with vendors and fellow professionals, exhibits, and most of all fun!

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What Our Members Say?

By participating on the Board and attending the many conferences and meetings, I was provided opportunities to spread my wings and take on challenges that I otherwise would not have tried.Are you ready to SOAR?

Jo Lynne Correro Ouachita Parish School System
The association does an outstanding job informing members of new and upcoming issues that affect Child Nutrition programs in the country and in state of Louisiana.
Joni J. Blum St. Bernard Parish School Board
I have sampled new food items, seen new equipment and networked with managers, technicians and directors from throughout our state at our fun-filled conferences.
Pat H. Farris, Supervisor St. Tammany Parish
Being a member has afforded me the opportunity to grow professionally and to network with other colleagues across the state and country.
Rosie Jackson Orleans Parish Public Schools

My SNAL membership provides numerous opportunities to grow in my profession and meet lots of wonderful nutrition professional across the state of Louisiana.

Teresa Brown, MS, RD, LDN St. Charles Parish Public Schools

Join SNAL Today as an Industry Member

SNAL industry members enjoy a variety of valuable and exclusive member benefits including professional credibility,
access to the school nutrition marketing and professional development opportunities.
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