CACFP Workgroups
2019/2020 CACFP Input Workgroup  Minimize 
Please help congratulate and welcome the 2019/2020 CACFP Input Workgroup members. The members on the committee have been challenged with the task to provide insight on issues that are impacting all areas of CACFP on a state-wide level.

Committee members will serve as liaisons for CACFP sponsors and contracting entities while addressing those issues with TDA during the workgroup meetings. Throughout the next year, members will actively participate in the sub-committees. The current subcommittees are addressing the following topics: 

1. CACFP Compensation Policy

Purpose: Members provide recommendations for the most efficient and effective method to complete and submit a Compensation Policy to TDA for review while ensuring compliance with Federal guidance.

2. Meal Count and Attendance Form

Purpose: Members provide clarification and understanding for the errors, challenges, and barriers to completing the form correctly. Assist in developing training and/or tools to help reduce the number of findings.

3. Procurement Guidance

Purpose: Members provide input on training materials and venues to help CE’s on a state level improve their understanding of the procurement process.

If you have topics of discussion to include on an upcoming agenda or ideas you would like to bring to the attention of one of the subcommittees, please communicate your ideas to a current workgroup member. View subcommittee assignments for each workgroup member below.


Committee members and TDA are excited about the partnership opportunity to ensure growth and success of the CACFP Program in Texas!

 

CACFP Input Workgroup Committee Members

 
 Kenyatta Chandler Name: Kenyatta Chandler
Houston ISD
Kenyatta.Chandler@houstonisd.org
Subcommittee: Procurement Guidance

Pamela Alvarez

Name: Pamela Alvarez  

Valley Haven Inc  
pamalvarez@valleyhaveninc.org

Subcommittee: Meal Count and Attendance Form

 Saul Fernandez

Name: Saul Fernandez  
Extreme Activities  
extact98@hotmail.com

Subcommittee: Compensation Policy


 Sehr Qazi

Name: Sehr Qazi  
Hirani Platinum Corp.
s.qazi@foodprogramtexas.com

Subcommittee: Meal Count and Attendance Form




 

Name: Angela Flowers

Food & Nutrition Solutions

angela@fnsolutions.org
Subcommittee: Compensation Policy


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Name: Ashley Channel
Fort Bend ISD

ashley.channel@fortbendisd.com 

Subcommittee: Compensation Policy

 Mel Jackson

Name: Mel Jackson
The Josh Howard Foundation
thejhf5@gmail.com

Subcommittee: Meal Count and Attendance Form



 Blake Stanford

Blake Stanford   

Southwest Human Development Services  
blake@swhuman.org

Subcommittee: Procurement Guidance


 

Name: Tangela Joseph

Destiney Empowerment Enterprises
tangelawithagape@gmail.com

Subcommittee: Training 
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Elsa Ayala

New Beginnings Health and Day Activity Center

elsaludivina@yahoo.com

Subcommittee: Compensation Policy


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Name: Emily Oneil 

Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet Counties

eoneil@opportunitiesforwbc.org

Subcommittee: Meal Count and Attendance Form




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Name: Gylma Garza  
Edinburg Child Care  
gmg.ecci@gmail.com

Subcommittee: Meal Count and Attendance Form




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Name: Jennifer Vogel  

San Marcos ISD

jenvogel@live.com

Subcommittee: Procurement Guidance


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Name: Heather Guzman  
San Antonio Food Bank  
hguzman@safoodbank.org

Subcommittee: Procurement Guidance

 

Name: Victor Salazar
Hummingbird Child and Adult Nutrition

hbirdnutrition@aol.com

Subcommittee: Communication

*Sponsors Association President 

Subcommittee: Meal Count and Attendance Form



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Name: Lisa Obenhaus 

Valley Mills ISD  
Lisa.Obenhaus@vmisd.net

Subcommittee: Procurement Guidance





2019/2020 Meeting Agendas and Minutes
September 13, 2019

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