Central Office Staff

Beth Thompson
Associate Director
Beth Thompson, MS, RD, LD


Beth Thompson is a registered and licensed dietitian, who lives in Woodstock with her husband Jim and 3 children.  Beth joined Cobb County Schools in 1996, as an Elementary FNS Coordinator.  In 1999 she became a FNS Middle School Coordinator, then in 2007 she became the FNS Associate Director.

Prior to her career with Cobb County Schools, Beth worked for both private companies and government agencies and has vast experience in sales, restaurant management,  recipe and menu development and commodities promotion and marketing. She earned her Master’s degree in Nutrition Education from Georgia State, and a BBA in Marketing from Iowa State. Beth is a member of the School Nutrition Association at the national, state and local level.

Beth was the winner of our Food and Nutrition Services Outstanding Leadership Award for School Year 2000-2001 and 2001-2002!
Cynthia Downs, MBA, RD, LD, Executive Director
Phone (770) 426-3380  Fax: (678) 594-8602
FNS Supervisors

Renee Trice
Area  1 Supervisor

Janet Cole, MBA
Area 2 Supervisor

DeNeese Blanton, MS, RD, LD
Area 3 Supervisor

Monique Johnson MS, RD, LD
Area 4 Supervisor

Donna Morrison, MS, RD
Area  5 Supervisor

Kelly Crossley, BA
Area 6 Supervisor

Erin Dilcher, MS, RD, LD, SFNS
Training Supervisor

Kelley Toon, MS, RD, LD
Wellness Supervisor

Office Support Staff

Jeffry Bolton, MCITP-DBA
Technology Supervisor

Tony Conner
Technology Support Specialist

Bill Owens
Technology Support Sprecialist

Jeff Pelhank
Technology Support Specialist

Program Support

Sue Marini, MS, RD, LD
Systems Supervisor

Gerri Armstrong
FNS Warehouse Supervisor

Heidi Groves
FNS Regulations Coordinator

Amy Lambert
Senior Buyer
Terri Cronin

Tonya Lowe

Toni Manze

Beverly McDowell
Jackie Myers

Nina Phillips

Angie Stone

Janice Thurmond
Project Specialist