John Marino | MDR Brand Ambassador
Lee Knaz | Mission Olive
Executive Director, Nutrition Services
Jennifer LeBarre joined the Oakland Unified School District in July 1998 after working in university dining for a private company.
Jennifer supervises the day to day operations of the district’s school meal program including K-12 breakfast, lunch, and snack, breakfast, lunch, and snack for Child Development Centers, and a la carte program ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and local meal program regulations including the Nutrition aspects of the Wellness Policy.
The Vision of OUSD Nutrition Services is to create a world class Nutrition Services team that is recognized as the best in California.
Jennifer also works at the State and National level to improve school meals. She believes providing healthy meals to students are a critical to ensure academic success. Jennifer is also a member of School Food FOCUS, a W.K. Kellogg Foundation project, aimed at making improvements in large school district meal programs.