2014 Idaho Summit on Hunger and Food Security--

Together Nourishing Idaho

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Riverside Hotel

2900 W. Chinden Blvd

Boise, Idaho


Registration opens first week of August


Opening Keynote

Dr. Janey Thornton
Deputy Under Secretary for USDA Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services

As Deputy Under Secretary for USDA's Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, Dr. Janey Thornton is responsible for improving the health and well-being of all Americans by expanding access to nutritious, affordable food and providing dietary guidance, nutrition policy coordination, and nutrition education across USDA's 15 nutrition assistance programs. Dr. Thornton has served as FNCS Deputy Under Secretary since 2009.


Luncheon Presenter

Hattie Kauffman
author and news correspondent

Hattie Kauffman made history as the first Native American journalist to ever file a report on a national network evening news broadcast, and she has over two decades of experience as an on-camera correspondent and news anchor for ABC and CBS. She is a member of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho and is also a speaker and writer.

 See how the hunger summits are organized from the 2012 Final Report

 2012 Hunger Summit Final Report