The State Nutrition Action Coalition (SNAC) is a collaboration of agencies funded by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). The FNS mission recognizes cooperation and working together as vital to the delivery of FNS programs. The State Nutrition Action Coalition process fosters strong collaboration and information sharing across program lines and supports implementation of more integrated nutrition education and promotion activities at State and local levels.
SNAC provides an opportunity for agencies with similar missions in Wyoming to connect and form beneficial partnerships. By promoting consistent messages and sharing appropriate resources, SNAC helps to improve nutrition education across the state.In Wyoming, the SNAC team is also the Healthy People workgroup for the Wyoming Food Coalition. This partnerships has opened up the coalition to include more diverse agencies focused on health, food security, and local food to engage in SNAC efforts.
Wyoming SNAC agency members include the Wyoming Department of Education, Wyoming Department of Health (Wyoming Women, Infants and Children Program and Chronic Disease Prevention Program), Wind River Food Sovereignty Project, Wyoming Head Start Collaboration Office, Wyoming Center on Aging, Wyoming Department of Family Services, Food Bank of Wyoming, and the University of Wyoming Cent$ible Nutrition Program.
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