SNACT 2017-18 Executive Board

Executive Committee:

President: Maureen Nuzzo, Food Service Director, Old Saybrook

President -Elect: Susan Maffe, Director of Food and Nutrition Services, Meriden

Vice President: Ernie Koschmieder Food Service Director, Groton Public Schools

Treasurer: Beth Pratt, Food Service Director, Coventry/Andover

Secretary: Diane Carsten, Meriden

Industry Council Chairperson: Roger Siering, HPC Foodservice

Charter Oak Regional Representative (2017-19): Jessica D'Agnese, Food Service Director, Glastonbury

Minute Maid Regional Representative (2016-18): Linda Hurley, New Milford

Mohegan  Regional Representative (2017-19): Deanna Dunn, Groton Public Schools

Nutmeg  Regional Representative (2016-18): Eileen Mankus, Cheshire

Naugatuck Regional Representative (2016-18): open

Yankee Regional Representative (2017-19): Abby Kassman-Harned, Food Service Director, Tolland


Executive Director: Denise Di Mare

SNACT Standing Committees:

Child Nutrition, Education, Industry Council, Marketing, Member Services, Nominating, Program Development,  Public Policy and Legislation, Single Unit 

SNACT 2017 Election Candidates

SNACT is pleased to offer the slate of candidates for our open Board positions! All voting will be done electronically. Voting will close on February 1, 2018.  SNACT's Industry Sponsors are invited to participate in the election. Each sponsor has one vote; please write your company name in the space provided on the ballot. (Sponsors who are also individual members of SNA are eligible to a vote as SNA members as well; you will have to enter the voting site twice and please have your SNA membership number available.)

CLICK HERE to access the voting site.


Vice President (2018-19)– Erica Biagetti, Guilford

Secretary (2018-2020) – Erin Perpetua, Norwich

Industry Chair  (2018-2020) Select one:

Dennis O’Connor, American Patriot Sales  or  Lynne Pellegrini, AJ Letizio

Nutmeg Regional Rep. (2018-2020) – Eileen Mankus, Cheshire

Minute Maid Regional Rep. (2018-2020)– no nominee

Naugutuck Regional Rep. (2018-2020)– no nominee

Past Meeting Minutes of the Executive Board 

September 2013  Minutes

November 2013   Minutes

January 2014      Minutes

May 2014           Minutes

September 2015  Minutes

Please submit agenda items to the President within two weeks prior to the meeting. 
Committee Chairpersons will need to submit a Committee Report to the Executive Secretary one week prior to the board meeting.
Please email Diane Carsten at

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