Contact Us

For General Program Inquiries: (602) 542-8700

  • Press 1 For Community Nutrition Programs, including Child Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and At-Risk
  • Press 2 for School Nutrition Programs, including National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)
  • Press 3 for School Food Programs, including MyFoods, DoD, Farm to School, Procurement Reviews, and Food Service Management Companies (FSMC) Caterer/ Inter Agency Agreement (IAA) Contracts
  • Press 4 for School Health and School Safety Programs, including School Emergency Preparedness, School Safety School Resource Officer (SRO) Program, School Health Programs, and School Nursing

Directory of Leadership

Melissa Conner – Associate Superintendent

Tel: (602) 542-8700
Toll Free: (800) 352-4558
Fax: (602) 542-3818 or (602) 542-1531
Email: [email protected]

School Nutrition Programs
(National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs)
Emily Thege, Director- Implementation (602) 364-2354
Mark Frantz, Director – Compliance (602) 542-8740
[email protected]


School Food Programs
(USDA Foods, DoD Fresh, Farm to Child Nutrition Programs)
Tonya Keyes-Christianson, Director (602) 542-6208

Cara Alexander– Deputy Associate Superintendent

Tel: (602) 542-8711
Toll Free: (800) 352-4558
Fax: (602) 542-3818 or (602) 542-1531
Email: [email protected]

Community Nutrition Programs
(Child and Adult Care Food Program, Summer Food Service Program and At Risk)
Erin Raczynski, Director Traditional (Centers, shelters, Head Start) (602) 542-5075
Kenny Barnes, Director Non-Traditional (Homes, Summer, At Risk) (602) 542-8710



School Health and School Safety Programs (SHSS)
(School Nursing, School Safety, Project AWARE)
Vacant, Director (602) 542-8700

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