School Nutrition Association of Arizona School Nutrition Association of Arizona School Nutrition Association of Arizona

22nd Annual School Nutrition Industry Conference
June 5-6, 2017
Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa

"(Learning + Imagination + Growth) = Customer Satisfaction"

Whether you are a CN operator, manufacturer, distributor or broker when it comes to the profession of child nutrition you never stop learning. And as the equation states the end result of all our efforts is to build a satisfied customer base of well-nourished students that will someday run the world.

Dr. Jim Painter, PhD., RD
Keynote Presenter

Dr. Jim Painter, PhD., RD - Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health at the University Texas - Houston; guest lecturer; nutrition expert.

Dr. Painter has dedicated his life to the profession of nutrition and is a true food psychologist. Food Psychology is the study of how our thoughts effect our diets. As a speaker and educator about food psychology, nutrition expert, Jim says, "If you want to lose weight, think small." His presentations about portion sizes, calorie reduction, heart health, antioxidants, and others have taken him around the world to inspire large and small audiences with the knowledge to help them succeed in today's food culture.

Dr. Painter has produced Portion Size Me, a documentary about fast food and health, and been featured on CBS's "Early Show" and in journals and magazines including the Journal of American Dietetic Association and pop magazine Glamour.

His topics cover the gambit from "Why We Eat More Than We Think" to "Current Issues: Fats in Vogue, Wheat Woes, Uh-Oh GMO's" to "Nutrition in Disguise: Enticing Students to Choose Foods with Benefits." His fact-filled and humorous presentation style will shed light on some of today's most important health and nutrition issues as they relate to both your personal and professional life in the business of child nutrition.

Hotel Registration Information

Hilton Sedona Resort
90 Ridge Trail Drive
Sedona, AZ. 86351

Or our own registration link
Room Rates $191.00 (Includes WIFI and Resort amenities)
Rates good until Friday, May 4, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017
SNIC Day at Hilton Sedona Resort

Registration / Breakfast / Silent Auction Opens / Vendor Table Set Up

Welcome / Opening Remarks
Craig Weidel, SNS, SNIC Chair & Patti Bilbrey, SNAAZ State President

First General Session, "Child Nutrition Current Issues: Fact, Fiction and All Those Woes"
By: Dr. Jim Painter

Break & Silent Auction Bidding/Viewing

Second General Session, "Recruiting and Retaining Young Professionals in Child Nutrition"
Panelists:  Erin Bronner, R.D., SNS (Director, Creighton ESD)
Jennifer Gordon, SNS (Director, Laveen ESD)
Lisa Thrower (Director, Yuma ESD)


Silent Auction Closes - Place your final bids and winners will pay at this time!

Third General Session, "Food Psychology: Why We Eat More Than We Think?"
By: Dr. Jim Painter


Vendor Show (Tequa Ballroom)

Social Hour - No Host Bar

Dinner & Social Networking

*** Dinner will be across the street at the Golf Clubhouse Restaurant ***

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Breakfast on your own

Education Breakout - "Best Practices in Child Nutrition -
How Does Federal Fair Labor Standards Impact Your CN Program?"
By:  Karin Smith - Heinfeld & Meech - (Sedona Room)

Legislative Fund Raising Activities - see below for details

Lunch - Next Door at Golf Course Clubhouse - on the patio

************************Agenda Subject to Change**********************

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Legislative Fund Raising Activities

Breakfast on your own!!

Golf Tournament Registration
- Golf Resort Clubhouse

Shotgun Start for Golf Tournament

Spa Treatments Start**

(Golf Clubhouse Patio, across the
street from the hotel)

Spa Participants

Available on Tuesday for those not golfing there will be spa times available.

** Spa treatments are on a 1st come, 1st paid basis and will continue throughout the day by appointment only. You will be assigned a time for your spa treatment when you register on Monday for the seminar.

Tuesday is also reserved for the Legislative Fund Raising Activities

You will have your choice of

1. Participating in our fun-filled golf tournament on the beautifully landscaped, USGA-rated, championship 18-hole golf course or

2. Partaking in a luxurious spa treatment

In addition you will have access to two pools, a relaxing whirlpool spa, lighted tennis courts, jogging trails, and a complete fitness center. Tuesday will end with a luncheon at the beautiful Sedona Hilton Golf Course Clubhouse on the patio.

Hilton Sedona Resort Pool

Questions, please contact:
(School Contact) Craig Weidel 480-472-0905
(Industry Contact) Karen Moore 602-882-3074