Don Romoser is the President of Connecticut PTA. Don has been active in education and philanthropic endeavors for many years. In Illinois, Don ran a winning campaign to build new schools and sat on a local Board of Education. In California, Don successfully raised over $500,000 in three months to save smaller class sizes throughout a large school district, was a PTA Legislative leader and went on to head the local education foundation. In Arkansas, Don headed a start-up PTA, and helped found a YMCA. In Connecticut, Don has held many positions in local PTAs, been active in Connecticut PTA, was a member of National PTAs’ Legislative Committee, is a Scoutmaster and is President of a Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors. Don continues to be an active member of many regional and statewide task forces and commissions. Don lives in Ridgefield with his wife, Sandy, and two children, Paige & William.
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September 15, 2014
As parents, my wife and I raise our kids to be concerned about their health—among a laundry list of other things. When they’re little, we focus on hand washing to ward off germs and prevent illnesses, teeth brushing and flossing for good oral health, activity to ensure energy balance and to keep our kids strong, and making sure they eat more than chicken nuggets at the dinner table. But especially as our kids get older, we have another concern to worry about: the food they have access to during the school day. In 2010, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act updated nutrition standards for foods...