Dora Rivas



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Dora Rivas has dedicated more than thirty-five years of service to child nutrition and related programs. A Texas native, she grew up in the small town of Los Fresnos and attended collage at Texas A & I University (now Texas A & M) where she received a degree in nutrition and dietetics. She first entered the field of school nutrition in 1977 as a school dietitian and eventually promoted to Assistant School Director and then School Director in Brownsville, Texas. In 2005, she moved to Dallas, Texas to work as the Executive Director in the Dallas Independent School District until 2015. She is currently working with the Army and Air Force Exchange on child nutrition on military bases. Mrs. Rivas is also a former president of the School Nutrition Association in 2009-2010.

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Dallas, Texas


Child Nutrition, School Feeding


Food Science | Other Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development

Dora Rivas Oral History



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