Director of Child Nutrition, Litchfield Elementary School District

David Schwake is the Director of Child Nutrition at Litchfield Elementary School District. Mr. Schwake manages a school food service department feeding 10,000 K-8 students daily. For the last 18 years, Mr. Schwake has been teaching young children the importance of a good diet and its relationship with school performance. He has been instrumental in the implementation of special food distributions in order to meet the need of low income families in the district. He is also a strong advocate for the improvement of children’s health through good nutrition which  led him to assist on the successful campaign for passage of Arizona Junk Food Bill-2004 and other child nutrition related public policies on both the state and federal levels. Mr. Schwake is a board member of St. Mary Food Bank, Association of Arizona Food Banks, New Life Center, and Kiwanis of Litchfield Park.