ACDA 2024 Conference Preview
Thursday, January 25 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
Registration for this event is FREE
Join us to learn all about ADCA's upcoming Conference in April 2024.
We will be discussing different sessions and receptions, certification exams, Zumba, and more! There will be time for questions as well.
Meet the Speakers:
Mike started at MSDE as the Processing Specialist in 2005 and was promoted to his current position in 2007. Before joining Maryland he was Purchasing Manager for Maines Paper and Foodservice. Mike has over thirty year's foodservice experience, which includes a wholesale produce buyer for Marriott Distribution Services and a local produce company, Director of Operations for foodservice at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and various management positions for Hyatt Regency hotels. Mike has a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Widener University. Mike is the Exhibits co-chair for the Maryland School Nutrition Association and is a Past President of the American Commodity Distribution Association.
Deborah Cameron is the NSLP Coordinator for the Colorado Department of Human Services She has worked for the state for the past six years. Deborah started her career in child nutrition as an assistant kitchen worker with Aurora Public Schools and then became a kitchen manager. During that time, she received her bachelor's degree in Applied Social Sciences at Colorado State University and completed her SNS credential. In her current role. Deborah administers USDA Foods for the Child Nutrition Programs for the state of Colorado. Deborah is the secretary for the local Little League and is currently the State Agency Representative for the American Distribution Commodity Association. She enjoys spending time with her adult children and watching her grandchildren grow. Her hobbies include quilting, gardening, traveling, and spending a lot of time in the great outdoors.
Monica Deines-Henderson graduated from National University in San Diego with a Masters in Business Administration, and Western State College in Gunnison Colorado with a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration. She has been working in the Child Nutrition industry in Colorado since 1998. She is currently Director of Nutrition Services for El Paso County School District #49, which is located just east of Colorado Springs. Monica has served in leadership roles for school nutrition at both the national and state level, along with Colorado School Business Officials.