Eric Span

Eric Span is the Director of Nutrition Services for Sweetwater Union High School District. Eric has served in this role for 11 years. Eric has 18 years in K-12 School Nutrition as well as being a trained chef. Having graduated culinary school 33 years ago, Eric has vast knowledge in recipe building, procurement, and leading large teams. His passion and love for serving great food guides him as he provides the highest quality and nutritious meals for Sweetwater students. Eric is a proponent of the Farm to School movement and is currently working to build a bridge between school food service and classroom education. Eric is currently serving his second year as the Public Policy and Legislative Committee Chair for the California School Nutrition Association. Eric became a Board Member for the Chef Ann Foundation in 2023.