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Purpose of MSNA

The purpose of the State Association shall be:

  1. To improve the health and education of school children through nutritionally adequate and educationally sound non-profit school food service programs.
  2. To maintain and further develop standards for school food service.
  3. To further the professional growth of members.
  4. To provide for an exchange of ideas and sharing of experiences and to promote cooperation and mutual help among the members.
  5. To encourage and promote between school lunch personnel and the community such united efforts as will assure for every school child adequate school food services.
  6. To promote legislation designed to foster adequate school food service programs.
  7. To promote interest in the recruitment and training of school food service personnel and to improve and protect their status.
  8. To serve as a medium for the distribution of information between national, state, and local associations.