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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.



Advocacy:
 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


  • Mrs Sonja D. Gilchrist, CDM, CFPP
    Iuka, MS
  • President
    Sara J. Smith, CDM, CFPP
    Bay Springs, MS
  • President Elect
    Mr Giqua L Bland, CDM, CFPP
    Stonewall, MS
  • Immediate Past President
    Mrs Sonja D. Gilchrist, CDM, CFPP
    Iuka, MS
  • Secretary
    Mrs Theresia Dillard, CDM, CFPP
    Thaxton, MS
  • Treasurer
    Ms Sandra O. Tribble, CDM, CFPP
    Tupelo, MS
  • Treasurer
    Mrs Sarah Blalock
    Hattiesburg, MS
  • Past President
    Ms Belinda M. Auberg, CDM, CFPP
    Grenada, MS
  • Newsletter Editor
    Crystal Fuqua
    Ridgeland, MS

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 About Us

The Mississippi Chapter was organized February 1964: with 17 charter members and became affiliated with the National Organization in April 1968.

Some of the accomplishments are listed below of the MS ANFP:

  • 1976 - South Central District and Northeast District organized
  • 1977 - State officers attended the "Together We Are Something" workshop in Alabama
  • 1977 - A representative was sent to the ADA Legislative Workshop in Washington
  • 1978 - Received the 100% President's Award
  • 1978 - State Banner was developed
  • 1978 - Jeanette Dillon, MS HEIFSS member, sang the National Anthem at; open general session of the National HEIFFS Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1979 - The Ethel Summerour Scholarship fund was developed
  • 1979 - The Central District was formed in Magee, MS
  • 1979 - Received the 100% President's Award
  • 1980 - The North District of MS HEIFFS was formed in Oxford, MS

The Mississippi Chapter of the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals has received the State Achievement Award every year since 1978.

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New Volunteers

We would like to take this opportunity to encourage all new members of the MS ANFP that have an interest in holding a state office to please volunteer to do so. We need all members to be an active part in our organization.

Chapter Leaders

Belinda M. Auberg - President
Sara Smith - President-Elect
Sandra Tribble - Treasurer
Theresia Dillard - Chapter Secretary
Sonja Gilchrist - Past President
Crystal Fuqua - Newsletter