About Our Chapter

MN Chapter Profile

The MN chapter confirmed a member of the National Society of Hospital, Institutional Educational Food Service Society on March 6th of 1969. At that time, there were 41 members across the State of Minnesota. Today our membership fluctuates between 450 and 500 members. You can review the leaders and follow industry changes from March 6, 1969 through 2009 when we celebrated our 40th anniversary here. MN Chapter History March 6 1969 - 2009

We host an Annual Conference & Membership meeting each year in the Fall centrally located in the St. Cloud area of our state. Topics of interest to all disciplines are provided with focus on personal growth, leadership & sanitation.

Our annual awards are presented at the conference, as well as recognition for years of Membership. Our Chapter has also been the recipient of many awards at the National Annual Conference. Award History We received the prestigious Diamond Award in 2000 under the leadership of Sue Zins and again in 2013-14 under the leadership of Shona McCue.

For a listing of Past Presidents, Past MN Presidents who have served as Chapter Leaders. Many of these leaders have volunteered at the National Level (link here) of Nutrition and Foodservice Management.

We advocate and provide nutritional care & foodservice to healthcare, schools, senior living, day care, military & criminal justice facilities throughout our state.

Board of Directors


  • Mrs Beatrice M. Peterson, CDM, CFPP
    Hinckley, MN

  • Ms Tamralynn Self BBM, CFPM, MNT, CDM, CFPP
    Edina, MN
  • President
    Mrs Marjorie R. Smith, CDM, CFPP
    Lewisville, MN
  • Immediate Past President
    Ms Tamralynn Self BBM, CFPM, MNT, CDM, CFPP
    Edina, MN
  • Secretary
    Jessica L. Weisbrich, CDM, CFPP
    New Ulm, MN
  • Treasurer
    Ms Franki Lorenz, CDM, CFPP
    Little Falls, MN
  • Treasurer Elect
    Mrs Dawn Marie Nickleson, CDM, CFPP
    Cottage Grove, MN
  • Spokesperson
    Mrs Colleen A. Zenk, CDM, CFPP
    Eden Prairie, MN
  • Education Chairperson
    Mr Jeffrey Wuollet, CDM, CFPP
    Hanover, MN
  • Membership Chairperson
    Kathryn J. Hagen, CDM, CFPP
    Bird Island, MN
  • Newsletter Editor
    Mrs Allison K. Josephson, CDM, CFPP
    Cannon Falls, MN
  • Nominating Committee
    Mrs CarieAnn L. Williams, CDM, CFPP
    Saint Paul, MN
  • Scholarship
    Kristi J. Salisbury, RD, CDM, CFPP
    Mendota Hts, MN
  • Participant
    Dorothy M. Radermacher
    Forest Lake, MN

Vendor Chair
Mrs Bea Peterson, CDM, CFPP
Cambridge, MN

Awards, Recognition and Leadership Chair
Mrs Erin Meine, CDM, CFPP
Springfield, MN

Strategic Plan
Mrs Marjorie R. Smith, CDM, CFPP
Lewisville, MN

National Volunteers from Minnesota

Marj Smith, CDM CFPP, Board of Directors
CarieAnn Williams CDM CFPP, Certifying Board
Kristen Klinefelter, MS RDN LDN, Certifying Board
Shona McCue CDM CFPP, Foundation Trustee
Becky Rude, Foundation Trustee
CarieAnn Williams CDM CFPP, Audit Finance Committee
Erin Miene, CDM, CFPP, Awards Recognition Chair
Jeffrey Woullet CDM CFPP, Award Recognition
Colleen Zenk, CB Standards Committee
Kristi Salisbury, CB Standards Committee
Dorothy Radermacher, Chapter Leadership Team
Brenda Rubash RD, Editorial Advisory Board
Becky Rude MS,RD, CDM CFPP, Leadership Development
Shona McCue CDM CFPP, Political Action Committee

Minnesota Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals
MNANFP@gmail.com

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