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food service executive

Mary Colleen McCann, American food service executive. Member Pennsylvania Dietetic Association (president 1970, chair advisory committee on legislation public policy 1976, licensure task force, since 1983, Keystone award 1981, Distinguished Service award 1987), American Dietetic Association, American Management Association, American Correctional Food Service Association, Irish Heritage Society.

Background

McCann, Mary Colleen was born on October 8, 1934 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Patrick Joseph and Hilda Marie (Ott) McCann.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Seton College, 1956. Master in Public Health, University Pittsburgh, 1964.

Career

Director dietary department Lawrence F. Flick State Hospital, Cresson, Pennsylvania, 1957-1963. Director dietetic internship Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1964-1967, director institute food research and service project, 1967-1977, assistant professor, 1967-1977. Director Bureau Foodservice Management Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1977-1980.

President McCann-Cannard and Associates, Inc., since 1980. Member competency assurance panel Commission on Dietetic Registration, Chicago, since 1979, chairman 1980-1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Consultant editor Pennsylvania Medicine, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Dietetic Association (president 1970, chair advisory committee on legislation public policy 1976, licensure task force, since 1983, Keystone award 1981, Distinguished Service award 1987), American Dietetic Association, American Management Association, American Correctional Food Service Association, Irish Heritage Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Watercolor painting, church activities, gourmet cooking.

Connections

father:
Patrick Joseph McCann

mother:
Hilda Marie (Ott) McCann