Get to Know Our Team

Director

 Danielle Bock

Phone: 970-348-6604

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Danielle Bock

Danielle Bock is a native Coloradoan. Born and raised in Denver, she attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, receiving a BA in English Literature. After college, she relocated to Seattle, WA where she pursued a career in Food Service Management and Operations Leadership.

Her work history has taken her on a journey through food service, from pastry production to dinner service, from prep to executive chef, eventually ending up as the Director of Operations of the Food Bank serving all of Western Washington.

Now back in Colorado, Danielle is dedicated to the idea of people eating for a happier and healthier life.  She believes that food is a right, and not a privilege, and everyone should have access to quality food and the facts about what they are putting in their body.

Assistant Director

 Kara Sample; RDN; SNS

Phone: 970-348-6607

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SNS, RD

Kara Sample; RDN; SNS

Kara has worked as a Dietitian in the school food industry for 10 years.  She manages the department’s menu development process and ensures compliance with USDA standards for all programs.  Kara is a graduate of Colorado State University and serves as the Chair of the Nutrition Committee for the Colorado School Nutrition Association. 

Finance Specialist

 Lori Pudliner

Phone: 907-348-6603

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Lori Pudliner

Lori has been with Nutrition Services since Nov. 2015. She has oversight of all aspects of the financial side of the department and works closely with Finance. She is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. Lori has worked with Kansas State Board of Education, Colorado Department of Education, and the Texas Education Agency in a variety of roles over her career. She is passionate about the health and nutrition of children in our schools and the impact it has on their education.

Executive Chef

 Matt Poling

Phone: 970-348-6614

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Matt Poling

Matt is a culinary arts graduate from Paul Smith’s College in New York state.  He leads our  production team comprised of a Sous Chef and 13 additional skilled individuals.  This team has 3.5 years of experience in high volume food production from sauces to main entrees and is well versed in processing local agricultural products into usable end products for our school kitchens.  Matt works extensively on recipe and menu development.    

Wellness Coordinator

 Rachel Hurshman; MPH; RDN

Phone: 970-348-6622

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Degrees and Certifications:

RDN; MPH

Rachel Hurshman; MPH; RDN

Rachel is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and has her Masters of Public Health from the Colorado School of Public Health. She has gained wellness experience in a variety of settings, including Thompson School District, University of Colorado Health, and the University of Michigan. Rachel has been the Wellness Specialist for Greeley-Evans School District 6 since May 2013 and has enjoyed her role in leading committees and programs for both student wellness and worksite wellness. 

Area Supervisor- West Complex

 Caitlin Christensen; SNS

Phone: 970-348-6613

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SNS

Caitlin Christensen; SNS

Caitlin is a School Nutrition Specialist and holds Bachelors of Science degree in Dietetics from Iowa State University. She is a passionate about child nutrition and strives to ensure no child goes to bed hungry.  Caitlin is responsible for oversight of schools in the west side of Greeley as well as Standard Operating Procedures and Staff Training Programs.

 Rebecca Robbins, MS, RDN

Phone: 970-348-6623

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Degrees and Certifications:

MS, RDN

Rebecca Robbins, MS, RDN

Rebecca is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and has her Master of Science in Community Nutrition from Colorado State University. As the Nutrition and Menu Specialist for the district, she helps enhance the health and nutrition of students by planning nutritionally sound menus that conform to USDA standards. She also oversees the special dietary needs process, manages grant writing and evaluation, and aids in providing a link between the areas of Nutrition and Student Wellness. She is passionate about child nutrition, nutrition education, food justice, and local food systems.

Administrative Assistant

 Logan Vance

Phone: 970-348-6600

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Logan Vance

Logan is a public relations graduate from the University of Northern Colorado. Logan ensures that the department is represented in a professional manner at all times. He provides general administrative support  and assists the department staff, faculty and visitors in a variety of ways. Logan moved to Greeley from the Eastern Plains about 5 years ago and is proud to be part of the Nutrition Services team.