Louise Hyneman is the SNAP-Ed educator serving Macon, Piatt, and DeWitt counties. She works with sites and agencies that serve SNAP-eligible audiences such as schools, food pantries, daycares, and more to improve their nutritional environments. Her work includes adjusting food pantry layouts to promote healthy choices, providing signs and recipe cards that promote healthy choices, working with sites to develop or edit nutrition and wellness policies, and working with community partners on community-wide initiatives to improve nutrition and wellness environments.
Louise earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a Cell and Molecular concentration from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters of Public Health with a concentration in Behavioral Science and Health Education from Saint Louis University. She worked with the SNAP Outreach team at the St. Louis Area Foodbank for her Master's internship.