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School Nutrition Team Staff Directory

Overview

To reach a program area, dial (608) 266-3509 and select one of the following options:

1 - Commodities

2 - School Nutrition

3 - Community Nutrition

4 - Summer Food

5 - Fiscal or Claims

 
General school nutrition program questions:

dpifns@dpi.wi.gov or (608) 267-9228

 

Additional Contacts

DPI Toll-Free Helpline
(800) 441-4563
Fax Machine 1: (608) 267-0363, or
Fax Machine 2: (608) 267-2296

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Click on a Program Area below to view SNT staff contact information.

Nutrition Program Consultants

For questions about contracts, certification and benefit issuance, verification, meal counting & claiming, finances, reporting, and CEP.

Public Health Nutritionists

For questions about meal pattern, production records, standardized recipes, crediting, OVS, Smart Snacks, and the Buy American Provision.

Nutrition Education Consultants

For questions about the Team Nutrition Training Grant, student nutrition education, and healthy school environments.

USDA Foods Contract Specialists

For questions about USDA foods, direct diversion, entitlement dollars, RFPs, food service management companies, and procurement.

AmeriCorps F2S

For questions about the AmeriCorps Farm to School program.

Accountant

For questions about claims or federal and state grant programs.

And Justice for All Posters

For questions about "And Justice for All" posters and ordering. 

Directors

For questions to the director and supervisors of the School Nutrition Team.

Accountant

Jacqueline Jordee
Claims 
Federal and state grant programs                                           
(608) 267-9134
 
Claims, Federal and State Grants Program Fax: (608) 267-9207

General School Nutrition Questions

Angie Swanson
Operations Program Associate
(608) 224-5386

"And Justice For All" Posters

Patty Devine
Office Assistant                       
(608) 266-1045

Nutrition Program Consultants

Susan Bostian Young
Farm to School
School Breakfast
Elderly Nutrition Program
(608) 267-1066
Kirsten Homstad, MS, RDN, CD
Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
Food Safety
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
(608) 267-9132
Karen Jardaneh, RDN, CD, SNS
Food Service Management Companies
Resource Management
School Wellness Policies
(608) 267-9128
Tanya Kirtz
SNACS Software
Infants and Pre-K Meal Pattern
Special Milk Program (SMP)
Wisconsin School Day Milk Program (WSDMP)
(608) 266-2410
Gina Kulka, SNS
Free and Reduced Eligibility / Verification
Professional Standards
Special Milk Program (SMP)
Wisconsin School Day Milk Program (WSDMP)
(608) 266-5770
gina.kulka@dpi.wi.gov
Jessica Lessner
Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
Paid Lunch Equity (PLE)
Afterschool Snacks
Web Content Author
(608) 267-2293
jessica.lessner@dpi.wi.gov
Jane Maier
Free and Reduced Eligibility / Verification
(608) 267-9217
Lauren Troxtel, MS
Training Team
Free and Reduced Eligibility / Verification
Equipment Grant
(608) 266-5514
Ann Wiebelhaus
Training Team
Free and Reduced Eligibility / Verification
Small Victories
(608) 267-9233
Deb Wollin, SNS
Finance / Accounting
Food Service Management Companies
Resource Management
(608) 267-3724
Michelle Zvonar
FFVP Coordinator
Special Dietary Needs
RCCIs
(608) 267-9125

Public Health Nutritionists

Maggie Byrne, RDN, CD, CLS
School Breakfast
Social Media
SNT Newsletter
Farm to School
(608) 267-9206

margaret.pandl@dpi.wi.gov

Molly Gregory, RDN, CD
Training Team
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
SNT Webcasts
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
GOALS
(608) 267-9276
Tracy Huffman, MS, RDN, CD
SNACS
(608) 266-7112
Claire Koenig, MPH, RDN, CD
FFVP Coordinator
Special Dietary Needs
Smart Snacks
Web Content Author
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
(608) 266-3079
Christine Novak, RDN, CD
Smart Snacks
Afterschool Snacks
Seamless Summer Option (SSO) 
(608) 261-6325
Heidi Rolf, RDN, CD, LMNT
Food Safety
Google Currents
(608) 264-6700
Melissa Samp, MS, RDN, CD
RCCIs
Document Accessibility
Equipment Grant
(608) 266-9356
Carla Schmitz-Frank, MS, RDN, CD
Training Team
(608) 266-5197
Hannah Snider, MPH, RDN, CD
Spanish Speaker
School Breakfast
Document Accessibility
Web Content Author
(608) 267-9286
Brittany Zerbe, MS, RDN, CD
Infant and Pre-K Meal Pattern
Social Media
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
Farm to School
(608) 266-5185

brittany.zerbe@dpi.wi.gov

Nutrition Education Consultants (Team Nutrition)

Alicia Dill, RDN, CD
Smarter Lunchrooms
Local Wellness Policies                    
(608) 266-2741
Kelly Williams, RDN, CD
Local Wellness Policies
Web Content Author
(608) 267-9120

USDA Foods and Procurement Contract Specialists

Dino Ante
DoD Fresh Program
Ordering System Contact
Document Accessibility
Web Content Author                             
(608) 267-4599 or (608) 266-3615
Lera Karns
Equipment Grant
Procurement
State Processing
(608) 267-9288

lera.karns@dpi.wi.gov

Claire Nagel
Equipment Grant
Equipment Procurement
Warehousing / Distribution
Direct Diversion
(608) 267-9283
Jessica Oele, MS, RDN, CD
Equipment Grant
Procurement
State Processing
(608) 266-3296
Laura Paella
Warehousing / Distribution
Direct Diversion
(608) 267-4598

laura.paella@dpi.wi.gov

AmeriCorps Farm to School Program

Kara Ignasiak, MS, RDN, CD
Nutrition Education Consultant     
(715) 214-6080

Directors

Jessica Sharkus, RDN, CD
Director                                                 
(608) 267-9121
Karrie Isaacson, RDN, CD
Public Instruction Supervisor
Nutrition Program Consultants
(608) 266-2416
Randy Jones
Public Instruction Supervisor
Procurement
(608) 267-2277
Janelle Winter, MS, RDN, CD
Public Instruction Supervisor
Public Health Nutritionists
(608) 261-6328

janelle.winter@dpi.wi.gov