We're committed to...

  • Putting students first - customer service is a priority
  • High Expectations - quality staff and food
  • Collaboration - we are part of the school and community team
  • Integrity - food safety and honesty in all transactions
  • Stewardship - we are mindful of our resources
  • Adaptability - we are support staff
  • Respect - we operate by the Golden Rule

Feeding the Future

Girls Eating LunchThe Southeast Polk Food Service and Nutrition Department serves approximately 6,000 nutritious meals per day at a reasonable price to students and faculty members and guests. The Department’s team efforts help sustain students during the school day, helping to enhance learning and growth.

Food served at Southeast Polk school cafeterias is prepared and served by well-trained staff who meet all local, state and federal regulations to meet USDA nutritional requirements and ensure food safety.

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Federal Nondiscrimination Statement

All FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement:

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html , and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
  2. fax: 202-690-7442; or
  3. email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement – Spanish Translation

Iowa Nondiscrimination Statement

It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121 or 800-457-4416; website: https://icrc.iowa.gov/.

Contact the Department

Staff Contacts

Staff Contacts
Staff Title Phone
Brandalyn Jankowski Administrative Assistant 515-957-3432
Susan Pifer Secretary 515-957-3420
Sandra Jones HEAD COOK 515-967-3771
Kellie Edwards HEAD COOK 515-967-4198
Rebecca Hoeppner HEAD COOK 515-265-1972
Joni Severino HEAD COOK 515-967-4274
Lori Mcfadden HEAD COOK 515-966-2068
Geraldine Donovan HEAD COOK 515-967-5533
Mackenzie Boyles HEAD COOK 515-967-2109
Dawn Hallem HEAD COOK 515-967-6631
Amanda Brcka HEAD COOK 515-967-7512
Renea Gray HEAD COOK 515-262-3197