Linda Godfrey, Registered Dietitian, Recipient of School Nutrition Services Dietetic Practice Group’s Award of Excellence FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Nicole Lalor, RD; Award Chairperson School Nutrition Services Dietetic Practice Group 541-654-1704; Nicole.Lalor@Sodexo.com Linda Godfrey, Registered Dietitian, Recipient of School Nutrition Services Dietetic Practice Group’s Award of Excellence Linda Godfrey, MS, RD, SNS, LD, is the recipient of the American Dietetic Association’s (ADA) School Nutrition Service Dietetic Practice Group’s (SNS DPG) Award of Excellence in recognition of her innovation, creativity, and leadership in advancing the quality and integrity of school nutrition programs. Ms. Godfrey, Consulting Dietitian, has worked with Child Nutrition Programs for over 22 years. She has assisted in establishing a “cutting edge” state wide food and supply bid for all Child Nutrition Directors in the state of Alabama. She has trained and developed Child Nutrition Professionals on the importance of taking care of children’s nutritional needs and food safety. Throughout her professional career, Ms. Godfrey has served as a leader in many capacities at the local, state and national levels. She served as the Chairperson and Treasurer of the ADA’s DPG for School Nutrition Services, President and Secretary of the Alabama Dietetic Association, and is currently serving as the Professional Issues Delegate in the ADA’s House of Delegates. Additionally, she has contributed to the School Nutrition Association (formerly the American School Food Service Association) as Secretary and Treasurer, President and Legislative Chair of the Alabama School Nutrition Association, and President of the Alabama Association of Child Nutrition Professionals. In addition to ADA’s SNS DPG Award of Excellence, Ms. Godfrey has been recognized with the ADA Management of Practice Award for Excellence, Professional Achievement Award from the University of Alabama, Outstanding Graduate Award from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama’s Child Nutrition Program Director of the Year Award, and Alabama’s Outstand Dietitian Award. ### Editor’s Note: To arrange a media interview with Ms. Linda Godrey, call (205) 822-4621, or e- mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Photo available on request.