New nutrition director joins district

Amanda Kmiec works for OPAA as the director of nutrition services at USD 257. She manages kitchen staff and day-to-day operations.



June 13, 2022 - 3:07 PM

Amanda Kmiec is the new director of nutrition services for USD 257 on behalf of OPAA, the food service provider. Photo by Vickie Moss / Iola Register

Family is a big reason why Amanda Kmiec works in food service.

Her two older sisters work in nutrition services and served as her mentors as she advanced through her education and career.

She’s now the director of nutrition services at USD 257, on behalf of OPAA. The national food service provides school meals for students at Iola schools. Kmiec serves as a kitchen manager to oversee the staff and day-to-day operations. 

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