Who We Are

The American Association of SNAP Directors (AASD) was formed to strengthen the administration and management of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and contribute to the professional development of its members.


APHSA/AASD’s comments on FNS’s notice of proposed rulemaking on area ABAWD waivers have been officially submitted. Read Comment Letter

Call for Proposals

APHSA is now accepting proposal for the APHSA National Health and Human Services Summit, May 19-22, 2019. The Summit highlights how our collective work is Unlocking Potential, Influencing Policy and Impacting Outcomes with public-private partnerships and how this work is accelerating the achievement of healthier families and communities. Focus areas for proposals are, but not limited to: Operational Optimization, Healthier Communities Through Prevention, Policy and Practice Solutions for Family and Community Well-Being, and Equity.
Submit your proposal today!

Save the Date

2019 AASD/NASTA Annual Education Conference
August 25 – 28 | Charlotte, NC

Our Purpose

AASD promotes the exchange of experience and knowledge among those agencies of federal, state, and local government administering SNAP by providing expert advice and consultation on SNAP and other income and nutrition assistance issues.

Latest Resources

FNS Issues Additional Information Regarding Mitigating the Gap Between February and March SNAP Benefit Issuances
Read the letter

Amendment - Blanket Waiver to Allow Early Issuance of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefit
Read Amendment

Facts About SNAP After the Shutdown - FNS
Food and Nutrition Service has released an important fact sheet about SNAP benefits post shutdown.