In her role, Jeri Mobley builds relationships and collaborative opportunities with key influencers across her region, which includes educators, school food service professionals, school leadership, health professionals and community leaders, to prioritize and elevate the health of children and families through nutrition.
Jeri works closely with school districts and health organizations in her region, providing professional trainings, support and nutrition resources to empower educators and partners to teach nutrition that includes all foods, including milk and dairy, fruit and vegetables, and whole grains, foods typically underconsumed in the American diet. She believes that by educating, equipping and empowering key influencers who work with students and their families on a regular basis with credible, science-based nutrition resources, they can be supported and encouraged to teach children and families how to make healthy food choices, which ultimately foster healthier communities.
Prior to Dairy Council of California, Jeri worked for San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, leading professional trainings and advanced nutrition education instruction as a Nutrition Educator Manager, and taught courses at California State University, San Bernardino as a Public Health Instructor. In addition to classroom education, she developed and led community-based nutrition education programs aimed at students and families as well as organized annual wellness conferences.
Jeri earned a Master of Public Health and a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics from California State University, San Bernardino.
By instilling a value for nutrition education and empowering educators and influencers to teach nutrition to children and their families, we can help to ensure all children have the knowledge to make healthier food choices, laying the foundation for lifelong health.
For over 25 years, Rhoads has served as Dairy Council of California’s office coordinator and database technician.