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, MS, CAE email
Chief Executive Officer
  Andrea Kruger, SPHR, SHRM-SCP email
Director, Operations and Administration
Mary Anne Burkman, MPH, RDN email
Senior Director, Program Services
  Maureen Bligh, MA, RDN email
Program Director, Resource Dev. and Marketing
Ashley Rosales, RDN email
Program Director, Community Health and Nutrition Sciences
  Tracy Mendez, RDN email
Program Director, School Nutrition Education
Shannan Young, RDN, SNS email
Program Director, Food Systems 
  Douglas T. Bauser, CPA, MBA email
Director, Accounting and Finance

Program Managers/Supervisors

Phoebe Copp email
Community Nutrition Adviser Supervisor
  Efrain Valenzuela email
Manager, Mobile Dairy Classroom
Lisa Larsen email
Community Nutrition Adviser Supervisor

Lisa Underwood, MBA, MS, RDN email
Program Manager, Health Content and Marketing

Project Managers

Sara Floor, MA email
Project Manager II
  Trina Robertson, MS, RDN email
Project Manager II
Alyson Foote, RDN email
Project Manager

Kristal Shelden, MPH, RDN email
Project Manager
Valerie Fung-A-Ling email
Project Manager
  James Winstead, RDN email
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

Sonia Fernandez Arana, MA email
  Becca Schupp email
Bailey Rose email  



Community Nutrition Advisers - Southern California

Morgan Carey email
  Heather Troska Berkoben email
Tracy Conkey email
  Ashley Barbee, MPH email
Abby Magill Henry email
  Candice Sainz email



877.324.7901 (in California)
866.572.1359 (outside California)

Office Locations

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

1200 Main Street, Suite F
Irvine CA 92614

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

Community Nutrition Adviser Region Map