Amanda Mercer, MS, RD is the leader of the "Additional School Food Initiatives" content group. She is the Program Manager in the Colorado Department of Education Office of School Nutrition. Amanda plans, develops, implements and evaluates child nutrition programs to meet changing priorities that support the mission of the program. She oversees the development of outreach activities to expand the scope and effectiveness of child nutrition programs, the Office of School Nutrition’s internship program and child nutrition-related grant activities.
Amanda received a Master of Science in Human Nutrition degree in 2011 from Colorado State University, CO.