SNA PAC: Political Action Committee Each year, the School Nutrition Association Political Action Committee (PAC) makes contributions to support members of Congress who have shown leadership in fighting for the health of children.The SNA Executive Board founded the PAC on the heels of the 1981 federal budget crisis that resulted in deep cuts in federal child nutrition program budgets. The goals behind the creation of the PAC still hold true today: To educate members of Congress about the child nutrition programs To thank the members who continue to support the programs year after yearTo learn more about SNA PAC, view our list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (links to FAQ page, in folder).SUPPORT PACThe PAC is governed by School Nutrition Association volunteer leaders and is made up exclusively of Association members who provide it with financial support. You can support the PAC by getting involved in the activities listed below.Donate to PACBecome an SNA PAC Statesman or Ambassador Over one hundred SNA members became "SNA PAC Statesmen" last year. Join their ranks by contributing $50 to the SNA PAC. Statesmen receive a special lapel pin and are invited to the exclusive PAC Statesmen Reception held annually at SNA’s Legislative Action Conference (LAC). Join as an "SNA PAC Ambassador" by contributing $100 or more and receive the same benefits as Statemsmen, as well as additional recognition at LAC.Pass the Buck State Challenge The Pass the Buck State Challenge is a great opportunity for state affiliates to get involved in supporting the PAC.SNA PAC CONTRIBUTIONSThe SNA PAC makes contributions in a bipartisan manner to those elected representatives who support child nutrition.Political Action Committees are regulated by the Federal Election Commission and strict rules apply to all PAC fundraising. Only individual SNA members may contribute. Company or association contributions will not be accepted.