LAC Update as of 1/7/2020

After monitoring the situation, gauging the risk, and understanding the Capitol regulations on visitors, the Public Policy & Legislative Committee along with the Board of Directors have decided to convert the 2021 Legislative Action Caucus to a virtual event. Join us from the comfort of your homes and offices to hear from our fantastic line-up of speakers and get a full legislative update!

Impact of COVID-19 on School Food Service programs

FSNA produced the video below to be used as an informational tool. This video will be sent to all Florida state Senators and Representatives in advance of LAC. Please feel free to share on your local chapter Facebook pages, with friends and family, coworkers, etc.

How To Meet With Your Legislator - A Guide


Featured Speakers

Senator Bill Montford

Bill Montford, Florida state senator from 2010-2020, will share the biggest takeaways from his term as Senator, including what legislators listen for during visits with you. He has also served at the CEO of the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, giving him a unique perspective on school nutrition. Want to form a stronger relationship with your superintendent? Senator Montford has some insider tips.

Senator Loranne Ausley

Join newly elected Florida Senator Loranne Ausley to be one of the first to learn about her legislative goals for the upcoming session. Live Q&A session, come prepared with questions!

Robin Safley,
Executive Director, Feeding Florida

The Executive Director of Feeding Florida, an organization focused on supporting food banks, will discuss how COVID has affected food banks across the state. She'll also fill you in on how food banks may be able to help promote your district's school nutrition program.

Lakeisha Hood,
Director of Division of Food, Nutrition & Wellness

Join Division Director Lakeisha Hood to hear about the latest in FDACS news, including COVID updates. You'll also have the opportunity to get your questions answered and share what you need most from FDACS in your schools.


Virtual LAC is FREE for FSNA Members!

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Join or Renew to get access to this event, and so much more! Please consider donating to the FSFS Foundation


Show your support for FSNA’s advocacy efforts, and the SFS members meeting *virtually* with their peers and legislators. Visiting with legislators and communicating about the school lunch program dispels myths and helps policy makers understand it, value it and protect it. Sponsorships are only $600 and include:
  • Logo on the LAC webpage
  • Recognition and thanks during the virtual event breaks
  • 5 minute speaking opportunity during event breaks

Contact Aubrie Leigh Pennekamp to secure your sponsorship!

Thank You Sponsors!