GRAND RAPIDS PUBLIC SCHOOLS NUTRITION SERVICES
1130 Race NE
Grand Rapids MI 49503-1933
Phone 616-819-2135
Fax 616-819-2139

Phillip Greene Director of Nutrition ServicesDirector

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Phillip has been with GRPS since March 2015. He earned his B.A. in Marketing from The Seidman College of Business – Grand Valley State University, and a M.A. in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. Phillip has over 22 years of experience in the consumer products food industry. He has extensive account management, team leadership, and personnel development experience.

He is a member of the Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO), the School Nutrition Association of Michigan (SNAM), and a Mentor in the Big Brother Big Sister Program. He has also participated as a Mentor for the Schools of Hope Reading Program, and is a committee member for the Academy of Design and Construction at GRPS.

Contact Phillip for: Food Service Comments and Concerns, New Account Requests, Food Bid Information, Special Promotions, Staffing, and Equipment Inquiries.

 

Jennifer Laninga Supervisor Supervisor
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Jennifer has been with the department since 2007 and is a long time West Michigan native.  She earned her degrees in Culinary Arts and Hospital Management from Grand Rapids Community College.  She is a Serve-Safe Certified trainer and an active trainer for the School Nutrition Association of Michigan.

Contact Jennifer for Employment Opportunities, Special Event Planning, Staffing and Training needs, the After School Snack Program and Group tours

 

 

Vincent Sturgis Nutrition Supervisor

Supervisor

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Vincent has been with GRPS since April of 2016, he holds a culinary management degree from Grand Rapids Community College, B.A in hospitality management and a M.B.A from the University of Phoenix. Vincent has over 14 years in the hospitality industry working as an executive chef and director of food and nutrition in the healthcare field.

Vince has been volunteering in the community as a Chef Instructor helping educate families on healthy eating habits and help create delicious homemade meals.

Contact Vincent for: Menu Development, Procurement, Special events and Staffing  

 

Erin Nutrition SupervisorSupervisor

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Erin joined the GRPS staff in April 2016. She is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and earned a B.S. in Dietetics from Western Michigan University. Erin also has a M.A. in Family & Consumer Sciences with an emphasis on nutrition and curriculum development. Erin has 10 years of experience in clinical nutrition and has specialized training in working with children and families. Erin is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) as well as the Kent County Pediatric Obesity Collaborative.

Contact Erin for: Special Dietary Needs, Menus, Nutritional Analysis and Wellness Initiatives