Chief Executive Officer
Company: Dairy Council of California
Position Location: California

For 103 years, Dairy Council of California (DCC) has been advocating for and providing nutrition, health and wellness education for children and their families in California. Funded by California’s dairy farm families and milk processors, Dairy Council of California is a nutrition education organization overseen by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). It is the dairy community’s philanthropic contribution to community health, supporting nutrition education in school and community settings to help children and families make healthier choices.

Their Let’s Eat Healthy Initiative brings together individuals, community organizations and registered dietitians and nutrition experts in support of the cause to elevate the health of children and families in California and beyond through the pursuit of lifelong healthy eating habits. Additionally, DCC establishes and fosters partnerships with educators, foodservice professionals, health and wellness providers and community leaders to provide trainings, support and nutrition education resources to teach the importance of nutrition and how to eat utilizing healthy eating patterns that are individualized and culturally appropriate. These collective efforts educate more than four million people in California each year.

The CEO provides executive leadership including developing and implementing strategies and plans that will maximize the utilization of organizational resources and create the strongest impact in achieving DCC’s vision and cause. The role is responsible for the day-to-day management, growth, and sustainability of the Council. This position provides executive supervision, training and direction to the staff and motivates and guides volunteers to operate within the annual budget (currently $6.5 million per year) and to achieve the objectives set forth by the Board.

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