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.

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.

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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!

Thanks for joining us in Nevada! 2019 conference details coming soon.

2018 AASD/NASTA Annual Education Conference
August 26–29, 2018

Peppermill Resort   |  Reno, NV

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

The Future of SNAP: A Modern and Responsive Program was developed by a work group led by APHSA's Center for Employment and Economic Well-Being and The American Association of SNAP Directors. The paper outlines a vision for SNAP and is a realistic and thoughtful juxtaposition to the President's recent proposed reforms to the program in his FY 2018 budget proposal.