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.


Summary of Final Rule: SNAP Requirements for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents.  Read Summary

APHSA comments on USDA's proposed rule on the Standard Utility Allowance have been officially submitted. Read Comment Letter

APHSA/AASD’s comments on FNS’s notice of proposed rulemaking on Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility have been officially submitted. Read Comment Letter

2020 AASD/NASTA Annual Education Conference

August 23-26 | Milwaukee, WI

Call for Papers Now Open
Distinguished Service Award Nominations Now Open

Latest Resources

Comment Letter (June 17, 2020)
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FNS Proposes Rule to Revise SNAP Standard Utility Allowance Calculation (October 3, 2019)
Read Proposed Rule & Instructions for Comment

FNS Issues Memorandum on Information from Third Party Sources (August 21, 2019)
Read Memo

Frequently Asked Questions: Final Public Charge Rule (August 19, 2019)
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