Katie Bambacht, RDN, LDN, SNS

Katie Bambacht is Director of School Nutrition for National Dairy Council (NDC). Bambacht has been with the dairy community since 2016 and is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and credentialed school nutrition specialist.

She has worked as an expert in child nutrition programs for more than a decade, starting with Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality, which services more than 450 Chicago Public Schools, and then with the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, where she coordinated the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Bambacht manages collaborative efforts with the School Nutrition Association, Action for Healthy Kids, Food Research Action Center and Share Our Strength. She also serves as a resource to the dairy community on school-feeding programs and school nutrition.

Bambacht has a Bachelor of Applied Health Science from Indiana University and completed her dietetic internship at Loyola University Chicago.