• Who Should You Call?

    Have a School Nutrition question and you are not sure who to call? Check out the staff list below with topics that we receive frequently asked questions for. You can also find a list with detailed contact information in the Staff Directory page of our website here!

    Executive Director Chris Burkhardt (216)650-7612:

    Strategic planning initiatives

    New programs or partnerships

    Community outreach opportunities

    Unresolved issues

    Director Stephanie Y. Hobbs (216)333-6784:

    Major school issues and unable to serve meals (power outage, etc.)

    Unresolved site issues

    Area Supervisors 

    Harry Swartzlander (216)375-7617

    Jonathan Lockhart (216)334-9825

    Mallory Packard (216)272-7994

    Robin Prince-Simpkins (216)848-5898

    Wendy Lim (216)534-9669

    Specific site issue (Click here to find out who the Food Area Supervisor for your school is!)

    Equipment Coordinator John McTear (216)562-8348

    Equipment failure

    Equipment request

    Staffing Coordinator Priscilla Tate (216)838-0443:


    Open Positions


    Staffing questions (including Lunch Attendants)

    Manager of Procurement, Warehousing & Distribution Doug Priestas (216)838-6955:

    Purchasing needs

    Vendor communication

    Registered Dietitian Allison Thirion (216)838-0445:

    Nutritional and allergen information

    Special diets


    Accounting Coordinator Anu Soniyi (216)838-0438

    After School Snack Program 

    Project Manager Vacant (216)838-0434:

    Communications and Marketing

    School Nutrition events