3rd Annual Gathering and Mayors’ Summit. On March 17 Dr. Katie Wilson, SNS, was been Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services replacing Dr. Janey Thornton, SNS, who retired late last year. Dr. Wilson is currently the Executive Director of the National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI). She served as SNA President in 2008-09. She also served as Food Service Director in Wisconsin for many years. Katie Wilson, SNS. President - KtConsulting, wants to share the importance of establishing nutrition standards and healthy diets in the School education. "The most important thing is to identify the importance of policy and legal framework, financial capacity, design and implementation, institutional capacity, and coordination and community participation in implementing sustainable school feeding programs,” Wilson said. “By identifying the relations between investing in school feeding and the resulting benefits, we will assist countries in developing a plan by providing experience-based guidance and models, developing partnerships among the farmers, governments, the private sector and stakeholders in adding value across the supply chain.” Very important that even the Government Agencies in Africa and America North, South and Central, are invited to participate in discussions. The theme of the parallel event, after 2017 MUFPP - 3rd Annual Gathering and Mayors' Summit, is “Public Policies and Healthy Diets"