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Linette Dodson, PhD, RD, LD, SNS, FAND

Georgia Department of Education

Linette Dodson is the current Director of School Nutrition for Carrollton City Schools in Carrollton, Georgia. Linette has been with Carrollton City Schools for 16 years. She is a registered dietitian and also completed her PhD at Iowa State University conducting research focused on registered dietitians in leadership roles in school nutrition. Linette is a member of the Georgia Dietetic Licensing Board. She also serves on the advisory board for the Department of Public Health Dietetic Internship program. She has served on the executive board of the Georgia School Nutrition Association from 2012-2015. Linette was the Georgia School Nutrition Association, Director of the Year for 2013. In 2015, all of the Carrollton City Schools were recognized as Alliance for a Healthier Generation schools and gold level Gold Radish recipients in 2013-2015. Carrollton City Schools was also awarded one of the first USDA Farm to School Planning grants in 2013, seven Georgia Shape Grants between 2013-2015 and multiple Alliance for Healthier Generations grants.