Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, an award-winning child nutrition expert, is dedicated to making school environments healthy for students and staff. In 2008, she co-authored the Position of the American Dietetic Association: Nutrition Guidance for Healthy Children Ages 2 to 11 Years. In recognition of her professional leadership, Dayle has received numerous honors, including the Silver FAME Award as a Friend of Child Nutrition from the national School Nutrition Association. FoodService Director magazine named her as one of their “20 Most Influential” in 2012 and in fall 2013, Dayle will receive the prestigious Medallion Award for lifetime achievement from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Most recently, she was named the Top 10 Women Changing School Nutrition in 2014.