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Wellness Committee

Purpose: The Wellness Advisory Committee assists in the development of the district-wide nutrition and physical fitness policy and goals. The committee may include food service directors and staff, parents, building level administrators, school board members, students, nutritionists, health care professionals, physical education staff, the public, and interested community organizations.


District Committee Members

  • Kandice Hansen, Soap Lake Elementary Principal
  • Jody Gustafson, District Nurse
  • Aaron Chavez, Superintendent
  • Monica Otero, Grant County Health District
  • Nichole McKernan, Director of Food Services
  • Levi Spencer, Soap Lake High School Principal
  • Arely Nunez, Student Assistance Professional

Draft Wellness Goals

  • Improve the quality of school food by emphasizing healthy fresh foods
  • Support walking and biking to school through
  • Re-establish a community garden that students across the district can access as well as food service programs.
  • Assess students' wellness using a research-based evaluation tool.
Upcoming Meeting Dates
  • January 18th
  • March 6th


Please Note: Our Meetings are Open to All!