Locate Your Area Supervisor

Area supervisors assist in the day-to-day operations and management of the Child Nutrition Programs. Our hard working food service team of nearly 900 employees are dedicated to providing excellent service and high-quality meals to all students district-wide. Area Supervisors provide ongoing training and guidance to ensure staff are in compliance with federal regulations while maintaining production and quality standards. Area Supervisors ensures each kitchen and food service facility are compliant with all food safety and sanitation regulations. Please feel free to contact your school’s area supervisor if you have any questions or concerns. Please allow at least 24 hours to receive a response.

To locate the Area Supervisor responsible for your child's school, please select the school from the dropdown below.






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Anne Wilson

Anne Wilson joined Team DPS in 2007. She is a Registered Dietitian and she also ....

Anne Wilson, RD, Area Supervisor

Anne Wilson joined Team DPS in 2007. She is a Registered Dietitian and she also serves as the Garden to School and Urban Farms to School Coordinator and an Area Supervisor, overseeing several school kitchens in the district.

Prior to DPS she worked as a food services supervisor with Cherry Creek Schools and as a nutrition consultant for Grayson Nutrition Services in Boulder, CO. Anne received her Master’s degree in Nutrition from Colorado State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from Iowa State University. Anne enjoys encouraging people (especially DPS students) to try new foods. Outside of work, you will find Anne running, biking or paddle boarding.

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Sandy Grady

Sandy Grady joined Team DPS in the winter of 1992. Sandy brings over 24 years of hands.

Sandy Grady, Area Supervisor

Sandy Grady joined Team DPS in the winter of 1992. Sandy brings over 24 years of hands on culinary experience in Baking and Cooking to the district. She continues to advance her skills, as a member of the School Nutrition Association (State and National). In her spare time you will find Sandy enjoying spending time with family and cooking.

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Lauren Olinger

Lauren Olinger joined our team in 2013. She came to us from Round Rock ISD and ...

Lauren Olinger, Area Supervisor

Lauren Olinger joined our team in 2013. She came to us from Round Rock ISD and has a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Lauren brings a wide array of past experiences from school food, restaurants and hotels. In her free time she likes to spend time with her family and in the beautiful Colorado outdoors..

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Gosia Holthaus

My name is Gosia Holthaus and I am the newest Area Supervisor and Dietitian

Gosia Holthaus, RD, Area Supervisor

My name is Gosia Holthaus and I am the newest Area Supervisor and Dietitian at the Enterprise Management. I am a passionate dietitian and health coach living in Lakewood, CO with my husband, two young sons and our Newfoundland puppy name Kylo.

I was born and raised in Poland. I graduated from a University in Poland with a Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology and a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition in 1998. In 2004, I graduated from Colorado State University with a Master’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition. I completed my dietetic internship through the University of Northern Colorado. I have been a Registered Dietitian for over 12 years now and became a certified Health Coach through the American Council on Exercise in 2016.

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Leonard Apodaca

Leonard was born and raised in Denver. He attended Godsman, Rishel, and George....

Leonard Apodaca, Area Supervisor

Leonard was born and raised in Denver. He attended Godsman, Rishel, and George Washington High School. He attended Mertopolitan State College and the University of Northern Colorado majoring in Criminal Justice/Sociology.

He is an avid Bronco fan and enjoys watching games with his Patriot fan son. He has worked in the food industry for 29 years and has worked in food service for four years. He also enjoys watching his son playing soccer and loves spending time with family.

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Adam Fisher

After years of work in social service posiitons, Adam enrolled and graduated from...

Adam Fisher, Area Supervisor

After years of work in social service posiitons, Adam enrolled and graduated from Johnson & Wales with a culinary degree. He spent a number of years working his way around kitchens in Denver and then settled into a position as Special Diet Chef for a local non-profit, Project Angel Heart.

In July of 2010 he began working with Denver Public Schools as a volunteer chef assisting with the implementation of the Scratch Cooking program. He was hired by the district in July 2011 as an area supervisor, concentrating on the continued development of Scratch Cooking in all DPS schools.

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Sheryle Edwards

Sheryle Edwards joined team DPS in 2001, she is a former DPS parent...

Sheryle Edwards, Area Supervisor

Sheryle Edwards joined team DPS in 2001, she is a former DPS parent. Sheryle holds an associate degree in nutrition and has worked in Food Service management for over 30 years, 20 of those years in school food service.

In Sheryle’s spare time you will find her spending time with her family, reading, cooking, shopping and enjoying her home state of Colorado.

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Margaret Young

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Maria Serrano de Rico

My name is Maria Serrano, I am from Mexico and have been working in DPS food....

Maria Serrano de Rico, Area Supervisor

My name is Maria Serrano, I am from Mexico and have been working in DPS food services since 2005. I started as a regular employee, and later to transitioned to manager in 2010. I have worked in many different schools and environments. I enjoy working with students, meet new people, and learn new things.

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Octavio A. Maese

Octavio A. Maese joined Team DPS in July of 2018 as an Area Supervisor and Registered..

Octavio A. Maese, Area Supervisor

Octavio A. Maese joined Team DPS in July of 2018 as an Area Supervisor and Registered Dietitian. He brings with him over 10 years of Food Service experience, most recently from Cherry Creek Schools. Octavio graduated with a B.S. in Coordinated Dietetics from Texas Christian University in 2011. He is passionate about using food as medicine, focusing on whole foods and color combinations, to help others achieve their best wellness. Originally from El Paso, TX; Octavio is one of our bilingual (Spanish) Area Supervisors and has been instrumental in implementing a Spanish Speaking Pilot Program for potential employees who lack English speaking/writing skills.

When Octavio is not providing Nutrition Education and healthy school meals; you can find him up in the mountains rock climbing, hiking/camping with his partner and puppy, attending live music events or experimenting with the latest culinary and health trends.

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Jeremy Mitchell

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Shirley Martinez

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Matthew Hairgrove

Matthew Hairgrove joined team DPS in the Fall of 2017 as an Area Supervisor.

Matthew Hairgrove, Area Supervisor

Matthew Hairgrove joined team DPS in the Fall of 2017 as an Area Supervisor. Matthew holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nutriton and has spent the past 7 years working in various facets of the Food Services Industries. While not at work, you can find him eating his way through Denver, or at home cooking. He is the proud father of a new baby boy, and an avid Power Lifter.

What's New?

The 2018-2019 Free & Reduced Meal Application is now availabe for DPS families!


Our Partners

Denver Enviromental Health
Slow Foods Denver
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Kitchen Community
Livewell@School Food Initiative

Contact Us

  Email: foodservices@dpsk12.org

  Phone: 720-423-5600

  Fax: 720-423-5629

   2320 W. 4th Ave, Denver CO 80223

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