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Join the 2017 ASPHN Leadership Class

ASPHN invites you to join our 2017 Leadership Class. The purpose of ASPHN's Leadership Program is to help ASPHN members grow as leaders.

The program will run from November 2016 through June 2017. Participants are asked to join an ASPHN committee after they complete the program. To join the Leadership Class or for more information, contact Jean Weinberg.

The deadline to register is Wednesday, October 19.

What's New in Public Health Nutrition

Montana Building Active Communities Iniative

Food Service Guidelines - New Resources

CDC's Breastfeeding Report Cards

State Quality Rating and Improvement Systems

CDC's Hi-5

CSPI Vending Products List

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data widget

Current Practices in Worksite Wellness Iniatives

Current Practices in Developing and Supporting Farmers' Markets

Current Practices in Healthy Food Retail: Small Stores

Signs of Progress

SNAP-Ed Obesity Prevention Toolkit

SNAP-Ed Connections

Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity: Data, Trends & Maps

2016 Shape of the Nation

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ASPHN August 2016 Newsletter

ASPHN New Member Orientation Call Aug. 30, 2016

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2016 ASPHN Ballot: Candidate Biographies

ASPHN 2015 Newsletters

ASPHN 2014 – 2015 Annual Report

ASPHN 2014 Newsletters

New ASPHN Resources on Nutrition and Preconception Health

With leadership from University of Minnesota, School of Public Health and several ASPHN public health nutrition experts we have three new ASPHN Briefs on Preconception Health: The Role of Nutrition

ASPHN Online Membership Application

Our new online membership application is now available.  Simply fill in your information and follow the payment instructions to join ASPHN today!  

2016 Pediatric Obesity Mini CoIIN

Monthly CoIIN webinars are archived and available here

News from ASPHN

Thanks to our generous donors, $1525 in donations have been received by ASPHN so far this year!  We are pleased to announce that $1000 of those donations were made in memory of Lynda Alfred, a long-time ASPHN consultant who passed away in March 2016 following a short battle with multiple myeloma.  Many thanks to: Becky Adams, Cyndi Atterbury, Carolyn Donohoe Mather, Carol Friesen, Suzanne Haydu, Amy Koren-Roth, Donna McDuffie, Karen Probert, Marsha Spence, Robin Stanton, Takako Tagami and Ann Weidenbenner (and others who donated anonymously) for your generous support of ASPHN!
Nutrition and Title V: Newly updated and formatted in February 2016, this ASPHN resource has nutrition-related, evidence-based strategy measures for every National Performance Measure in Title V.  
We've added 2 new stories to our bank of stories highlighting our members' great work.  Check out Missouri's Culinary Skills Institute and Texas' Farm-to-Work Program.

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ASPHN Board of Directors
Meeting Summaries

The ASPHN Board of Directors met on August 12, 2016. The Board:

Welcomed new Expanded members Maureen Spence (NY) and Connie Stephano (NY) and Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition Coordinator Claire Santarelli (MA);

Approved the Director-at-Large nominations of Alison Jensen (UT) effective immediately and through July 31, 2017 and Patricia Simmons (MO) effective immediately and through July 31, 2018;

Approved the ASPHN comments on the FDA "Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals: Target Mean and Upper Bound Concentrations for Sodium in Commercially Processed, Packaged, and Prepared Foods: Draft Guidance for Industry";

Accepted the Independent Auditor's Report prepared by Brady, Martz & Associates, PC for the 2014 and 2015 ASTPHND/ASPHN financial records;

Approved the Drawdown Policy and Capitalization Policy for ASPHN;

Announced that ASPHN was awarded the MCHB Children's Healthy Weight CoIIN.  It is a $300,000/year grant that will start on September 1, 2016; and

Announced that Takako Tagami will chair the 2017 Annual Meeting Planning Committee.  Volunteers are being sought for the committee.  If interested, please contact Takako Tagami or Cyndi Atterbury.  

Click on Full Story to view the June 2016 Board meeting minutes. FULL STORY

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