United for One Mission: End Hunger

Paula Traina

Paula Traina

The School District of Palm Beach County and School Food Service Department

Paula Triana is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN, LDN) who has been with The School District of Palm Beach County and School Food Service Department for over 18 years and is the Wellness Promotion Manager. She received her Bachelor Degree of Science in Food & Nutrition Sciences from the University of Florida. She has a strong background in Public Health, having worked with the Florida Health Palm Beach County for 7 years prior to her employment with the School District. Paula has chaired the District’s Wellness Promotion Task Force and has overseen the Wellness Promotion Policy and its Annual Reports since 2006. Paula leads the District’s Hunger Relief Collaboration Team which has been established, one year ago, to assist schools that have additional hunger insecurity issues by providing connections with programs that provide backpacks, food pantries and/or any other food distribution that supports students and families. She serves on the School Health Advisory Council of Palm Beach County and holds many other professional affiliations. She has been practicing in this field for over 24 years. Paula loves spending time with her husband and two children. She is an avid athlete having completed numerous competitive events and enjoys the arts and traveling.