The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch (NEOPB) cordially invites you to the Project Directors’ Meeting (PDM) on November 14 - 15, 2016. The PDM will be held at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento. NEOPB brings together its Local Health Department SNAP-Ed grantees once a year to share the latest programmatic and administrative updates.

This website will provide you with all the information related to the 2016 PDM and Pre-PDM events. Please visit the website periodically in order to receive updates.

Meeting Goals

As we embark on a new 3-year plan, the PDM meeting will focus on strategic direction that concentrates efforts to effect and sustain momentum toward community change.

  • Acquire training and technical assistance on the implementation of scopes of work for the Federal Fiscal Years 2017-2019 LHD SNAP-Ed funding contracts with CDPH/NEOPB.
  • Receive administrative updates from NEOPB staff in the areas of fiscal management, media relations, policy & partnerships, research & evaluation and training resources to support your work in the coming years.
  • Engage in networking opportunities. 
  • Highlight and recognize Local Health Department SNAP-Ed grantees that have done an outstanding job in areas ranging from championing local policy, systems, and environmental change strategies to exemplary fiscal contract management. 
  • Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the commencement of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) being provided in California


For general questions related to the PDM, please contact Nakendra Abner via email at or by phone at 916-445-5303. 

Time and Location


  • When

  • Monday, November 14, 2016 - Friday, December 16, 2016
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Pacific Time

  • Where

  • Hyatt Regency Sacramento
    1209 L Street
    Sacramento, California 95814

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