• Promote high standards of nutrition for infants, children and adults in day care
  • Promote training of child and adult day care staff on nutrition and food service management
  • Promote nutrition education activities that improve and enhance the impact of the foods provided
  • Promote good management practices and assist CACFP program directors and professionals at the state and local levels
  • Provide a national network through which selected ideas, materials, and procedures can be communicated to persons working in the CACFP community
  • Express the views of State agencies regarding program policies, regulations and legislation
  • Increase opportunities for professional development for staff working in CACFP
  • Act as an educational resource to government bodies and individual legislators concerning the nutrition and food service needs of participating child and adult day care agencies and their enrolled participants




Legislative and Policy

Establishes legislative agenda and annual legislative plan and reviews plan quarterly. Reviews policy and issues related to child and adult nutrition and CACFP. Analyzes and makes recommendation to the Board regarding federal legislation and regulations. Develops legislative, policy, and position papers for approval by the Board; prepares formal comments from the Association to USDA.


Seeks eligible potential candidates from membership and the Board. Nominates two candidates for each of the offices due for election. Obtains candidate information and forwards to Secretary by April 1.

Member Services

Coordinates Web site material with Web master; disseminates information to members and provides outreach materials for meetings/conferences. Develops member packets.

Conference Planning

Plans all aspects of the biennial meeting.

Finance and Audit

Audits financial records on an annual basis.

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@cacfpnpa.org