BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

GSFSA is an individual membership organization. It provides professional services and training to members.

  • Annual Conference - training workshops on topics such as sanitation, nutrition, personnel management, and financial accounting.
  • Public Relations/ Marketing Seminar annually
  • Technology training
  • Industry Seminar
  • Current information on school nutrition trends and regulations
  • Recognition of outstanding program practices
  • Quarterly magazine, Georgia Gems, that highlights school nutrition activities around the state.

What else does GSFSA do?

GSFSA also provides marketing materials for special promotions, such as:

  • National School Lunch Week
  • National School Breakfast Week
  • Marketing Resource Notebook
 
Does GSFSA provide legislative representation?

Yes, GSFSA has an active and effective legislative program. We contract for the services of a professional lobbyist at the state level, who covers daily legislative activities and assists us in planning state legislative goals. At the federal level, GSFSA has an active volunteer committee that coordinates information and "grass roots" campaigns with our members. A state Legislative Workshop is held each year to train our members how to influence the legislative process.
 
 
Does GSFSA provide Scholarships for training?

Yes, through the Georgia School Food Service Foundation, a separate nonprofit organization. Scholarships in the amount of $500.00 are available to members and members' children. Grants in Aid of $150.00 are available to members. These funds are given two times a year, in September and March. Applications are available at the Headquarters office.
 
 

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