04.05.19

Roberts, Stabenow Announce Witnesses for Child Nutrition Reauthorization Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today announced witnesses for the Committee’s upcoming hearing titled, “Perspectives on Child Nutrition Reauthorization.” 

Who:    Panel I

Mr. Brandon Lipps, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Ms. Kathryn Larin, Director, Education, Workforce and Income Security, U.S. Government Accounting Office, Washington, D.C.

Panel II

Mr. Josh Mathiasmeier, Director of Nutritional Services, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Michael J. Halligan, Chief Executive Officer, God's Pantry Food Bank, Lexington, Ky.

Ms. Lauren Waits, Director of Government Affairs, Atlanta Community Food Bank, Atlanta, Ga.

Mrs. Kati Wagner, Vice President, National CACFP Sponsors Association, Round Rock, Texas

Dr. Olanrewaju (Lanre) Falusi, Pediatrician, Children's National Health System and Past President, American Academy of Pediatrics DC Chapter, Washington D.C.

Date:   Wednesday, April 10, 2019 

Time:  10:00 a.m.

Place:  216 Hart Senate Office Building 

***Please note: Press bringing audio/video equipment should check in with the Senate Radio-Television Gallery at radiotv.senate.gov or 202-224-6421. The hearing will be webcast live on ag.senate.gov.

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Press Contact

Meghan Cline (Roberts): 202-224-2035

Jess McCarron (Stabenow): 202-224-143