Child Nutrition Services Staff

Jenny Arredondo

Jenny Arredondo is the Senior Executive Director of the Child Nutrition Program for the San Antonio Independent School District. She received a B.S. in Nutrition from the University of the Incarnate Word in 1996.  Jenny served for 3 years as the Executive Director of Business Operations for the South San Antonio Independent School District with responsibilities for transportation, maintenance, custodial services, child nutrition and construction.   Jenny also worked 15 years directly with the Child Nutrition Program at South San Antonio Independent School District. 

She is currently an active member of the Texas Association of School Nutrition, The Central Texas Food Service Director’s Association and Texas Association of School Business Officials.



Patricia Leclar

Patricia LeClar is the Director of Operations for the Child Nutrition Program for the San Antonio Independent School District.  She is a graduate of SAISD and received a B.S. in Nutrition from the University of the Incarnate Word in 1999.  Patricia has worked in the Child Nutrition Department in various capacities since 1999 and is an active member of the Texas Association of School Nutrition.






Berta Macat

Berta Rocha Macat is the Director of Compliance for the Child Nutrition Program for the San Antonio Independent School District.  Berta has worked in the Child Nutrition Department in SAISD for 14 years in various capacities.  Prior to coming to San Antonio ISD, she worked at the Education Service Center Region 20 for 3 years as an Educational Specialist for Child Nutrition Services.  She began her Child Nutrition career as the Food Service Director for Carrizo Springs Independent School District where she served 3 years.  Berta holds a Master of Business Administration from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas.  She also obtained the School Nutrition Specialist credential from the School Nutrition Association.

 

 

Jennifer SidesDr. Jennifer Sides, R.D., L.D., S.N.S is the Support Services Director of the Child Nutrition Department for the San Antonio Independent School District.  She has been working as a Registered Dietitian for SAISD since 2012 in the Child Nutrition Department as the Assistant Director of Nutrition Education & Staff Development and more recently as the Assistant Director of Quality Assurance.  Dr. Sides Graduated from Texas Tech University with a Doctorate in Nutritional Sciences in 2009. Taught undergraduate courses at Texas Tech University.  Worked as a Registered Dietitian for the United States Air Force at Randolph AFB from 2007-2012.  Was recognized as the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Emerging Dietetic Leader in 2012 and received the School Nutrition Specialist (S.N.S) credential in 2016.