Liz Wellman

Liz WellmanLiz Wellman joined Sycamore Community Schools in July 2023 as the Child Nutrition Services Director. Wellman brings a proven track record in managing and enhancing school food service operations, having started her career at Sycamore.

Previously, Wellman served as the Food Service Director at Fairfield City School District from 2020 to the present. In this role, she successfully supervised all school-based Food Service operations, ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. Wellman directed activities related to the School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program, and Summer Food Service Program, overseeing menu development, food production, distribution, and service for over 5,000 meals daily.

Additionally, she demonstrated excellent fiscal management skills through the development and oversight of annual budgets and profit and loss reporting. Wellman was responsible for food procurement, inventory management, and the establishment of sanitation and food safety procedures. She also played a crucial role in the supervision, evaluation, and employment recommendations of the Food & Nutrition Staff.

Prior to leading Fairfield’s food service operations, Wellman was the Child Nutrition Field Supervisor at Sycamore schools, where she helped develop school menus, and coordinated all districtwide catering events. 

Wellman's commitment to excellence and dedication to professional development are evident through her involvement in various leadership roles. She served as the Professional Development Chair for the School Nutrition Association and as a committee member of the Unified Purchasing Cooperative Purchasing Committee.