• 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 of Operations Stephanie Y. Hobbs (216) 333-6784:

    Major School Issues and Unable to Serve Meals (power outage, etc.)

    Unresolved Site Issues

    Area Supervisors 

    Jonathan Lockhart (216) 334-9825

    Mallory Packard (216) 272-7994

    Robin Prince-Simpkins (216) 848-5898

    Wendy Lim (216) 534-9669

    Specific Site Issues

    Equipment Coordinator John McTear (216) 562-8348:

    Equipment Failure

    Equipment Request

    Staffing Coordinator Priscilla Tate (216) 838-0443:

    Call offs

    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


    Dietetic Internship Opportunities

    Accounting Coordinator Anu Soniyi (216) 838-0438:

    After School Snack Program 

    Project Manager Leilah Absi (216) 838-0434:

    Communications and Marketing

    Social Media

    School Nutrition Events