Tammy Anderson-Wise, MS, CAE

Tammy Anderson-Wise, MS, CAE

Tammy Anderson-Wise serves as CEO of Dairy Council of California. Guided by a passion for the role milk and dairy foods play in a healthy diet, Tammy leads Dairy Council of CA’s cause of elevating the health of children and parents through the pursuit of lifelong healthy eating habits. As CEO, she oversees the strategic direction of Dairy Council of CA and ensures it maximizes opportunities and drives innovation to fulfill its charge as the California dairy farming families and processors contribution to community health.

Under Tammy’s direction, Dairy Council of CA implements a variety of nutrition education initiatives, including the development of materials, resources and lesson plans for educators, health and wellness providers and community leaders, focusing on behavior change and teaching individuals to make and have access to nutrient-rich food choices from all food groups.

Tammy has been instrumental in forging key partnerships with such organizations as the California State PTA, the Department of Education and the California School Boards Association. She served as a visionary for the establishment of a statewide collaborative addressing local school wellness policies, and her commitment to producing a scientifically sound and balanced nutrition education curriculum has played a key role in securing Dairy Council of CA’s place as a go-to source for student nutrition.

In an ongoing effort to reach and educate more children and parents, more times and more ways, Tammy provides counsel to numerous education, health and dairy industry advisory groups, committees and boards, including Raley’s Food for Families honorary board; Dairy Management Inc./Innovation Center’s Health & Wellness advisory committee; Cal Poly Dairy Science Department advisory board; California Department of Education, Nutrition Services Division advisory panel; California Society of Association Executives; and Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior.