Director of School Meals Program, San Diego Hunger Coalition
Robin McNulty, MPH, ensures nutritious food is convenient and affordable in kids’ everyday environments through San Diego Hunger Coalition’s school meals programs. Building on decades of experience working in school nutrition, Robin helps San Diego County schools provide more nutritious food through school breakfast, universal free meals, and afterschool and summer meals. Before joining SDHC, Robin worked with local and state school nutrition departments for twenty years and has been a passionate advocate of ending food insecurity in every family. Robin was the Director of Nutrition Services for the Lemon Grove School District (LGSD) and founder and chair of the District’s Health and Wellness Council. This strategy provided more than 30,000 meals each summer to children 18 years and younger. Recognized by Kaiser Permanente as a critical thinker who inspires people to change physical environments to make healthy choices available to everyone, Robin received Kaiser’s Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) School Leader Award in November 2014. Robin received a master’s degree in public health from the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University and a bachelor’s degree in nutritional and exercise sciences from San Diego State University.