Meet Our Team

Cathy Johnson

Cathy Johnson

Nutrition Services Director

Bachelor of Accounting, MBA, ServSafe Certified Instructor/Proctor, GSNA Leadership Academy graduate
Hobbies include reading, reading, and more reading and going for motorcycle rides with my husband
Started in School Nutrition in 2004
Past GSNA District 10 President and Gold Scroll Winner, Past NAC of the Year Award winner, previous Nutrition Director of two small Georgia counties

Dr. Dana Bing

Dr. Dana Bing

Nutrition Services Assistant Director

Obtained B.S. in Nutrition Sciences from Cornell University
Doctorate in Chiropractic Science from Life University
ServSafe Certification
K-12 OneSource Software Certification

11 Years Classroom Teaching Experience
Hobbies include golf, tennis and playing piano

Patricia Fisher

Nutrition Services Coordinator

BS Applied Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
MS Adult Education
Licensed Registered Dietitian
Hobbies include: Running and walking my sweet dog, Lola
Worked 3 years in School Nutrition
I’ve learned that people may forget what you said, people may forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou

Sharon Stroman

Nutrition Services Coordinator

Education/Certificates: Bachelor of Science in Food Science, University of Georgia
Master’s Degree in Education, The University of Phoenix
School Nutrition Director’s Certification
Automated Logistical Specialist
Hobbies: walking, sports, family time
Years in School Nutrition: 12
Extra info: Served 8 years in the Army Reserve

Arielle Kremer

Nutrition Services Coordinator

Obtained Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of Georgia and Master of Science in Food and Nutrition from the University of Georgia.
Licensed and Registered Dietitian; completed her Dietetic Internship at Augusta University.
Obtained a Certificate of Weight Management and Obesity from the University of Georgia.
Hobbies include traveling, reading, and deep sea fishing.
Began working in school nutrition in 2016.
She believes everyone should strive to achieve a bucket list in life.

Cheryl McGaskey


Obtained Associates Degree in Accounting from Devry University. Ms. McGaskey is just 10 credits way from obtaining her BS in Accounting! Her favorite hobby is reading.

Started working in school nutrition in 2006.

Gayle Smith

Administrative Assistant

Started in School Nutrition in 1994.
Favorite hobby is performing classical ballet.

Janet Mutombo

Resource Manager

High School Graduate, attended Augusta Technical College.
Hobbies include cooking, bowling and reading.
Started in school nutrition in 1977 (40 yrs), with 15 years at Josey High as a school nutrition assistant then was promoted to manager and Resource Manager.
First real job. I love working in school nutrition and serving the students.

Renee Harris

Education/Certificates: BA in Psychology from University of South Carolina-Aiken
Hobbies include traveling.
Has worked in School Nutrition for three months and in Finance and Accounting for 16 years.

Barbara Martin

Nutrition Services Secretary

Graduated from Butler High School, Augusta, Georgia.
Hobbies include shopping and reading.
Started in School Nutrition in 1987.

Ola Awoyemi

HR/Quality Support

Associates Degree in Occupational Studies from California College, San Diego. Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Information Administration.
Worked as HR/Quality Support for 5 years and started with School Nutrition in 2017.
Hobbies- Music; listening & singing, travelling & family time.
Courage Quote: It is never too late to rewrite your story.


Gail Packer-Hobday

Nutrition Services Accountant

Education: BS Business Management.
Hobbies include reading and antique shopping.
Started in SNP in 1998; transferred to Purchasing in 2000; returned to SNP in 2015.

Carolyn Gibson

Nutrition Services Data Specialist

Education: Augusta Technical Institute, Aiken Technical College

Graduated from Glenn Hills High School

Hobbies include reading and walking.

Interests include aroma therapy.

Favorite Quote: “Enjoy the little things

Deanna Shanks

Nutrition Services Bookkeeper

Education/Certificates:  Associate in Applied Science-Culinary Arts, Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Human Resource Management.  ServSafe Certified.

Over 25 years of management experience, starting in school nutrition in 2016.

Hobbies include traveling, shopping and going on long walks.

Favorite Quote: “Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” -Eric Roth-