About Our Chapter


3_Year CC Badge (002)

2021-22 Chapter Champion

NFEF Chapter Champion 2019-20


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Statement of Core Values

Professionalism: ANFP members are leaders who demonstrate the highest standards of their profession, adhere to a code of ethics, and pursue lifelong learning.

Integrity: ANFP members demonstrate pride in their work and are respected members of the leadership team.

 ANFP members are advocates for those they serve and demonstrate that they care about their health and quality of life.

Best Practices: ANFP members implement nutrition and foodservice best practices and impart that knowledge to those they serve and lead.


Board of Directors

  • President
    Ms Jennifer Harris, CDM, CFPP
    Iola, KS
  • President Elect
    Mrs Donna A. Bateman, CDM, CFPP
    Oskaloosa, KS
  • Secretary
    Mr Leslie A. Hamilton, CDM, CFPP
    Wichita, KS
  • Treasurer
    Mrs Debra J. Lowry, CDM, CFPP
    Peck, KS
  • Spokesperson
    Mrs Cindy L. Cothern, CDM, CFPP
    Mound Valley, KS
  • Past President
    Mr Matthew L. Schlagel, CDM, CFPP
    Tupelo, MS
  • Ways/Means
    Mrs Janice M. Hemel, CDM, CFPP
    Dighton, KS
  • Membership Chairperson
    Ms Dana E. Tinkler, CDM, CFPP
    Wakeeney, KS
  • Newsletter Editor
    Mr Leonard A. Turpen, CDM, CFPP
    Lawrence, KS
  • Hospitality
    Ms Debra S. Gohl, CDM, CFPP
    Saint Francis, KS
  • Participant
    Mandy Craig, CDM, CFPP
    Newton, KS
  • Vendor Chair
    Mrs Paula J. Bradley, CDM, CFPP
    Protection, KS

District Presidents

West District
Renita Braddock Mesa, CDM, CFPP

  Central District
Debra Lowry, CDM, CFPP

East District
Donna Bateman, CDM, CFPP 

Policy & Procedures