National Leadership Conference 2020

April 30-May 2, 2020
Tempe, Ariz.

The National Leadership Conference (NLC) provides current and future state and national leaders the opportunity to learn critical information about successfully leading a nonprofit association, to network with other leaders from across the country, and to gain new skills to become a more effective and engaging leader.

SNA encourages state affiliates to send incoming Presidents, Presidents-Elect, and Vice-Presidents for the 2020-21 term, along with State Association Executives, to this event. The state association is also welcome to send any other interested state board members, such as the Membership Chair, Conference Chair or Secretary/Treasurer.

Invitations to this event will be emailed directly to state leaders in early 2020, along with registration forms and more event information.

NLC Speaker Spotlight

NLC 2020 Keynote Speaker Nika White NLC 2020 Keynote Speaker Jon Colby

SNA Future Leaders Program

Held in conjunction with NLC, the SNA Future Leaders Program provides hands-on training to new and future leaders of SNA. Future leaders have the opportunity to network with other emerging leadership talent from across the country, hone their leadership and communication skills, and learn from seasoned SNA leaders and a variety of guest speakers in an enjoyable and interactive learning environment.


Each state affiliate may nominate one individual to this program. Seating is limited. We will accept names for a waiting list in the event some states choose not to send someone this year. An email will be sent if additional attendees can be accommodated. Nominations will be accepted on a first come basis and will stay open until the program is full or until the cutoff date of February 14. Nominees must be:

  • Current SNA national and state association members
  • Currently hold a SNA Certificate in School Nutrition or the SNS Credential

Stay tuned to this page for more information or contact with questions.

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