Lean and Green Kids

Lori Thatcher, R.D & New Board Member

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LGK Advisory Board

Cheryl Craig, Registered Dietician, Member, American Dietetic Association

Miguel Villarreal, School Food Service Director
Amy Haessly, School Food Service Nutritionist & Education Specialist

Lita Esposito, Middle School Science Teacher & Track Coach
Rachel Guera, Middle School Teacher

Leslie Engel, Elementary School Teacher

Adrianne Hakes, Retired School Superintendent & School Board Member
Phil Goscienski, MD, Pediatrician (retired) and Author, the Stone Age Diet

Jayne Reinhardt, Board Member

(not pictured) is a community health specialist working for the CA Department of Public Health.  LGK is so lucky to have Jayne‚Äôs expertise and guidance as LGK navigates county and state health programs and partnerships. 

About Lean and Green Kids 

It all started with a PTA mom on a mission.

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Healthy Kids. Happy Planet.

Angela Bailey, Community Organizer & New Board Member

Bio coming soon

Barbara Gates (aka Queen Bean), Founder and President

Barbara has been a children's health advocate since her kids entered public school, including writing/passing legislation that is the foundation for Lean and Green Kids.  Both kids are in college now!  She has been working professionally and as a volunteer in the public education system for 16 years, and considers her work for LGK as the most important thing she does as a mom.  Her BFA is in theatre and every now and again works as a professional actress in So Cal.  barbara@leanandgreenkids.org