Deputy Director

Florence Simpson is a Deputy Director.  She started working for the district in 2004 as an Area Food Services Supervisor
, after many years of experience in college food service and the private restaurant industry.  Florence has worked in various areas within the Food Services Division, including menu development, procurement, operations, and assisting with the Newman Nutrition Center.  Recently, she completed her Masters of Business Administration and earned her School Nutrition Specialists (SNS) credentials from the School Nutrition Association.  As the Board Secretary on the Executive Board of the Urban School Food Alliance, she represents LAUSD and advocates for the health and well-being of students across the nation.  She has a passion for child nutrition and feels the best part of her job is working in schools with our supervisors and managers to support our mission of "Nourishing Students to Achieve Excellence."