Nutrition and Wellness Committee

The Nutrition & Wellness Committee is a group of parent and community volunteers who work closely with the Food Services Department to ensure we are doing all we can to provide the most nutritious meals to our children and that parents have the tools they need to provide well-balance nutrition at home. The overarching mission to ensure all children at Gilpin County Schools are healthy. Meetings are held at 6pm in the Superintendent’s Conference Room.

The Nutrition & Wellness Committees Goals

  • Explore support opportunities for promoting physical activity with our students, staff and parents.
  • Provide nutrition and wellness information to students, staff, and parents utilizing the district website and elementary folders.
  • Support the classroom teachers in promoting healthy food and activities during school holiday parties by providing information on healthy alternatives.

‚ÄčLocal Wellness Policy Committee Members:

  • Mary Sonsino, President - District Accountability Committee (DAC)
  • Heather Huntoon, Elementary Principal
  • Alexis Donaldson, Secondary Principal
  • Dave MacKenzie, Superintendent
  • Bonnie Albrecht, Public Health Coordinator, Gilpin County
  • Aaron Moran, Physical Education Teacher
  • Connie Oliver, GCSD Health Office Assistant
  • Jane Yerkman, Director, Food Services


District Secretary
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