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Child Nutrition

Afterschool Snack Program

The Afterschool Snack Program is a federally assisted snack program for public schools, nonprofit private schools, and residential child care institutions that participate in the National School Lunch Program. They must provide an afterschool care program that includes education or enrichment actives in a supervised environment.

Tools and Resources for a Successful After School Snack Program


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202) 690-7442; or email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

School Nutrition Programs

Program Supervisor
Wendy Barkley, 360-725-6220

Administrative Support
Carleigh Thorson, 360-725-6203

Program Specialist
Debra Calhoun, 509-323-2751
Kari Lund, 425-776-2955
Pam Mahre, 509-575-2412
Chuck Ziara, 253-583-8810
Melissa Hill, 360-725-4950
Lisa Jekel, 360-725-4957
Katy Short, 360-952-3313
Katie Mettler, 425-917-7924


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