California - Wellness/WSCC Council (state level): Stakeholders

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State law requires creation of health or wellness council at the state-level.

California Education Code 49533.

(a) A Child Nutrition Advisory Council composed of 13 members shall be appointed by January 1, 1975, to recommend plans and guidelines for school and child care meal service and nutrition education programs. The members of the council shall be appointed by the Superintendent and shall include one member of the department, one school administrator, one school board member, one school food service director, one school food service supervisor or manager, one classroom teacher, one curriculum coordinator, one nutrition education specialist, one layperson, one child care food program sponsor, one secondary high school pupil, one representative from a recognized parent-teacher organization, and one qualified consultant specializing in nutrition, education, child care, or health and welfare.

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