Dairy Council of California Staff

Dairy Council of California staff includes registered dietitian nutritionists, nutrition, education and communication experts and customer relations professionals who work directly with educators, health professionals and industry leaders to fulfill our cause through the following services:

  • Develop and distribute instructional materials used in classrooms and health care settings.
  • Provide California teachers with free nutrition education workshops.
  • Partner with and provide nutrition expertise to community leaders.
  • Monitor nutrition research to ensure accuracy of our programs and information.
  • Develop content and communications for websites, newsletters and social media networks.


Tammy Anderson-Wise, M.S. email
Chief Executive Officer
  Andrea Kruger, S.P.H.R. email
Director of Operations, Administration + HR
Mary Anne Burkman, M.P.H., R.D.N. email
Senior Director, Program Services

Program Managers

Shannan Young, R.D.N., S.N.S. email
Program Manager, Food Systems
  Efrain Valenzuela email
Program Manager, Mobile Dairy Classroom
Tracy Mendez, R.D.N. email
Program Manager, School Nutrition Education
  Ashley Rosales, R.D.N. email
Program Manager, Community Health and Nutrition Education



Project Managers

Maureen Bligh, M.A., R.D.N. email
Project Manager, Adult Learning + Education
  Sara Floor, M.A. email
Communications Manager
Trina Robertson, M.S., R.D.N. email
Project Manager

James Winstead, R.D.N.
Industry Relations Manager



Local Community Nutrition Advisers

Identify your Local Community Nutrition Adviser with our map or call 877.324.7901 to be connected.

Community Nutrition Advisers - Northern California

Phoebe Copp email
  Valerie Fung-A-Ling email
Lisa Larsen email
Kristal Shelden, M.P.H., R.D.N. email


Community Nutrition Advisers - Southern California

Morgan Carey email
  Heather Troska Berkoben email
Tracy Conkey email
  Ashley Barbee, M.P.H. email
Abby Magill Henry email
  Candice Sainz email
Alyson Foote, R.D.N. email



877.324.7901 (in California)
866.572.1359 (outside California)

Office Locations

1418 N. Market Blvd., Ste. 500
Sacramento CA 95834          

2151 Michelson Drive, Ste. 235
Irvine CA 92612

To find the Community Nutrition Adviser for your area, click the map below.

Territory Manager's Region Map