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School Nutrition Team Staff Directory

Overview

To reach a specific program area,
dial (608) 266-3509 and select one of the following options:
1 - USDA Foods (Commodities)
2 - School Nutrition
3 - Community Nutrition or Summer Food
4 - Fiscal or Claims
General School Nutrition Program Questions:
Phone: (608) 267-9228
Fax: (608) 267-0363
 
DPI Toll-Free Helpline
(800) 441-4563

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.

USDA Foods Contract Specialists

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

Nutrition Education Consultants

For questions about the Team Nutrition Training Grant, student nutrition education, healthy school environments and the AmeriCorps Farm to School program.

Operations Program Associate

For general school nutrition questions.

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 
Grant programs (federal and state)                         
(608) 267-9134

Operations Program Associate

Angie Swanson
General School Nutrition Questions
Document Accessibility
(608) 224-5386

"And Justice For All" Posters

Patty Devine
Office Assistant                       
(608) 266-1045

Nutrition Program Consultants

Alyssa Flores, RDN, CD
Equipment Grant
Special Milk Program (SMP)
Wisconsin School Day Milk Program (WSDMP)
(608) 266-1046
Ann Wiebelhaus
Free and Reduced Eligibility / Verification
Professional Standards
Small Victories
Training Team and E-learning Specialist
(608) 267-9233
Deb Wollin, SNS
Finance / Accounting
Food Service Management Companies
Resource Management
(608) 267-3724
Jane Maier
Free and Reduced Eligibility / Verification
Smart Snacks
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
(608) 267-9217
Jeff Laubert, RDN, CD
Web Content Author
 
(608) 267-1065
Jennifer Tweed, RDN, CD, LD, NDTR
Training Team and E-learning Specialist
(608) 266-5191
Jessica Lessner, RDN
Afterschool Snack Program (ASP)
Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
Paid Lunch Equity (PLE)
Web Content Author
(608) 267-2293
jessica.lessner@dpi.wi.gov
Karen Jardaneh, RDN, CD, SNS
Food Service Management Companies
Local Wellness Policies
Resource Management
(608) 267-9128
Kirsten Homstad, MS, RDN, CD
Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
Food Safety
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
(608) 267-9132
Michelle Zvonar
FFVP Coordinator
RCCIs
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
Special Dietary Needs
(608) 267-9125
Susan Bostian Young
Elderly Nutrition Program
Farm to School
School Breakfast
(608) 267-1066
Tanya Kirtz
Free and Reduced Eligibility / Verification
Infant and Preschool Meal Pattern
SNACS Software
Special Milk Program (SMP)
Wisconsin School Day Milk Program (WSDMP)
(608) 266-2410

Public Health Nutritionists

Brittany Zerbe, MS, RDN, CD
Farm to School
Infant and Preschool Meal Pattern
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
Social Media
Training Team and E-learning Specialist
(608) 266-5185

brittany.zerbe@dpi.wi.gov

Carla Schmitz-Frank, MS, RDN, CD
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
Training Team and E-learning Specialist
Web Content Author
(608) 266-5197
Christine Novak, RDN, CD
Afterschool Snack Program (ASP)
Let's Cook Cycle Menus
Smart Snacks
Web Content Author
(608) 261-6325
Heidi Rolf, RDN, CD
Food Safety
GOALS Curriculum
Google Currents
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
(608) 264-6700
Maggie Byrne, RDN, CD
Farm to School
FFVP Customer Service
School Breakfast
SNT Newsletter
Social Media
Special Dietary Needs
(608) 267-9206

margaret.byrne@dpi.wi.gov

Molly Gregory, RDN, CD
FFVP Coordinator
GOALS Curriculum
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
Training Team and E-learning Specialist
(608) 267-9276
Tracy Huffman, MS, RDN, CD
Equipment Grant
SNACS Software
(608) 266-7112

Nutrition Education Consultants

Kelly Williams, RDN, CD
Team Nutrition
Local Wellness Policies
Web Content Author
(608) 267-9120
Claire Koenig, MPH, RDN, CD
Team Nutrition
(608) 266-3079
Kara Ignasiak, MS, RDN, CD
AmeriCorps Farm to School Program
(715) 214-6080

USDA Foods and Procurement Contract Specialists

Dino Ante
Document Accessibility
DoD Fresh Program
Ordering System Contact
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
Direct Diversion
Equipment Grant
Equipment Procurement
Warehousing / Distribution
(608) 267-9283
Jessica Oele, MS, RDN, CD
Equipment Grant
Procurement
State Processing
Web Content Author
(608) 266-3296
Laura Paella
Direct Diversion
Warehousing / Distribution
(608) 267-4598

laura.paella@dpi.wi.gov

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