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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 
Grant programs (federal and state)                         
(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

Alyssa Flores
Special Milk Program (SMP)
Wisconsin School Day Milk Program (WSDMP)
(608) 266-1046
Ann Wiebelhaus
Free and Reduced Eligibility / Verification
Small Victories
SNT Webcasts
Training Team
(608) 267-9233
Deb Wollin, SNS
Finance / Accounting
Food Service Management Companies
Resource Management
(608) 267-3724
Jane Maier
Free and Reduced Eligibility / Verification
(608) 267-9217
Jessica Lessner
Afterschool Snacks
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
Resource Management
School Wellness Policies
(608) 267-9128
Kirsten Homstad, MS, RDN, CD
Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
Food Safety
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
(608) 267-9132
Mary Augustine
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
(608) 261-6329
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
Infants and Pre-K 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 Pre-K Meal Pattern
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
Social Media
Training Team
(608) 266-5185

brittany.zerbe@dpi.wi.gov

Carla Schmitz-Frank, MS, RDN, CD
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
SNT Webcasts
Training Team
(608) 266-5197
Christine Novak, RDN, CD
Afterschool Snacks
Let's Cook Cycle Menus
Smart Snacks
(608) 261-6325
Claire Koenig, MPH, RDN, CD
FFVP Coordinator
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
Smart Snacks
Special Dietary Needs
Web Content Author
(608) 266-3079
Hannah Snider, MPH, RDN, CD
Document Accessibility
School Breakfast
Spanish Speaker
Web Content Author
(608) 267-9286
Heidi Rolf, RDN, CD
Food Safety
GOALS
Google Currents
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
 
(608) 264-6700
Maggie Byrne, RDN, CD
Farm to School
School Breakfast
SNT Newsletter
Social Media
(608) 267-9206

margaret.byrne@dpi.wi.gov

Melissa Samp, MS, RDN, CD
Document Accessibility
Equipment Grant
RCCIs
(608) 266-9356
Molly Gregory, RDN, CD
GOALS
Seamless Summer Option (SSO)
ServSafe Instructor and Proctor
SNT Webcasts
Training Team
(608) 267-9276
Tracy Huffman, MS, RDN, CD
SNACS
(608) 266-7112

Nutrition Education Consultants (Team Nutrition)

Alicia Dill, RDN, CD
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
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

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