2016-2017 MSNA Officer Candidates

President-Elect Nominee - Jill Morey,
Food Service Director,
Branson Public Schools


Jill began her career in the Food Service
Industry thirty seven years ago in
Michigan. During her career she
has worked in all aspects of the industry
including her tenure as the
General Manager of the
Pasta House Co. in Branson.
She worked as a salesperson for
Lady Baltimore Foods for four years
before she became the first
female salesperson for
Springfield Grocer Company.
She feels blessed to be in her eleventh year
as the Food Service Director for Branson.

Jill has been active in both SNA and MSNA
since beginning her career as a Director.
She received her SNA Certification in 2009
and attends ANC every year to stay
on top of the latest regulations
and trends that impact our industry.

She joined the MSNA Board in 2008
as the Tablerock Regional Director and
retired from that position to take over
as the treasurer in 2015.


Vice President Nominee - Gail Jones,
Food Service Director,
Fox C-6 School District

Gail is a registered dietitian and currently
School Food and Nutrition Director
for Fox C-6 School District in
Arnold, Missouri. 
She has been
working in school
food service for sixteen years,
seven years as a director.
Prior to working in schools,
Gail worked for the
St. Louis District Dairy Council
as a nutrition educator.

Treasurer Nominee - Vickie Cantrell,
Food Service Director,
Logan-Rogersville Schools

Vickie has worked for the last
eleven years as Food Service Director,
for Logan-Rogersville Schools.
Previous to that she worked
twenty five years for
Shoneys Restaurants.
Vickie served on the Fordland
Board of Education for
eighteen years, fourteen of
those years she served as
Board President.  She is
married with two
wonderful sons and
has two even more wonderful
grandsons.  Vickie loves
to cook and spend time with
family and friends.  She states:
"Nothing makes me happier
then to watch kids eat.  I truly
consider it an honor to serve kids!
Best job in the world!"

Mid-State Regional Director Nominee - Joyce Fenner,
Director of Food Services,
Mexico School District

Joyce is the Director of Food Services
for the Mexico Missouri School District.
This is her fourth year with
Mexico Schools.  Prior to coming to
work for public school food service, Joyce
worked in senior living food services
and has been certified in
Dietary Management and
Food Protection for just over
twenty years.  Recently, Joyce has
fulfilled the requirements for her
Certificate in School Nutrition.

During her career, Joyce has worked
in private K-12 schools and
college food service.  She decided
to make the transition to public
schools and has been very happy
with that decision.  Since beginning
her position with Mexico, Joyce has
become active in MSNA and was asked
to fill a vacant spot on the state board
of directors for the Mid-State Region.
since filling that spot, she has been
working on contacting other district
food service departments in her region
toward the goal of getting the region
active again.  Joyce wants your vote
so she can continue what she has
started over the last year and build
relationships between district food
service personnel and work towards
continuing to increase
MSNA/SNA membership.

Joyce is married with five children,
the youngest of which just started
her senior year of high school
and one that just started his
freshman year of college.  She also
has three daughters already living
on their own.

Joyce states: "The number one thing that
drives me is the knowledge
that everything we do
is for the kids."


Gateway Regional Director Nominee -
Irene Wan, Food Service Director,
Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District

Irene Wan is the Food Service Director for
Maplewood-Richmond Heights School District.
She feels that school food service is the
perfect forum for her dietetics background,
culinary knowledge and interest in
supporting local farmers.  She not only
wants to nourish hungry students but also
nourish their minds in the cafeteria.
Each year Irene strives to improve
and strengthen her department to be
examples of what school food service
should be.

Please watch your email inbox for the
Survey Monkey link to vote for
the State Officers and the
Regional Director for your region.



No Kid Hungry Missouri Breakfast Challenge

Implementing "Breakfast After the Bell"

model can change your school

for the better.

By maximizing the opportunity

for every kid to have a nutritious breakfast,

you can help every kid achieve

his or her full potential.

Check out the Missouri Department

of Social Services

"No Kid Hungry" website link

HERE for more information!

For the Breakfast Challenge

Application click HERE!




Mark You Calendars Now!
2016 MSNA Annual Conference
November 4, 5 & 6, 2016
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center



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topics of interest for members.
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Upcoming Events

MSNA Board Meeting
November 3, 2016
5:30 p.m.
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
18011 Bass Pro Drive
Independence, MO 64055

MSNA Annual Conference
November 4, 5 & 6, 2016
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
Independence, MO




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