TASN 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
June 23-35, 2019 | Grapevine, TX | Gaylord Texan Resort & Conference Center
The speakers confirmed for the TASN 2019 Annual Conference are some of the most knowledgeable, professional, credentialed, and meaningful contributors to the K-12 foodservice sector. They will be leading sessions, answering questions, and helping you to advance your program, career, and children in your ISD.
Please check back regularly for additional speakers and updates.
GENERAL SESSION SPEAKERS
JANE JENKINS HERLONG
Get ready for an entertainment experience blending Southern humor, folksy wisdom and award-winning singing. Jane Jenkins Herlong considers herself a Lowcountry, South Carolina farm girl who went from bare feet to high heels to compete in the Miss America Pageant. Originally from Johns Island, South Carolina Jane claims she is so Southern that she's even "kin to herself". Jane travels throughout the country sharing her sweet tea wisdom and southern fried humor.
A recent inductee into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame, Jane is one of the 232 men and women to be awarded this honor, including former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and General Colin L. Powell. She has also achieved the distinction of Certified Speaker Professional by the National Speakers Association in addition to recently being named a Woman of Distinction from Elysian Magazine.
Jane is the best-selling author of four books. Rhinestones on my Flip-Flops and Bury Me with My Pearls are both Amazon bestsellers and award-winning books. She is also a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Jane's award-winning singing and humor is featured on Sirius XM Radio and Pandora Internet Radio along with Jeff Foxworthy, Ray Romano, and Jerry Seinfeld. Jane delivers a simple message that she lives every day: "prove people wrong and laugh while living your dreams."
Jane has also spoken in New Zealand and Germany and is fluent in four languages: English, Southern, Northern and Lowcountry Gullah (gul-la).
She is active in her church and community and serves on the board of Piedmont Technical College. However, Jane's proudest accomplishments are being a wife and mother. Jane and her family live on the family peach farm in Edgefield County, South Carolina.
Sit back and enjoy some sweet tea wisdom and southern fried humor!
Logan Weber is a motivational speaker for Weber Associates. His dynamic and relevant presentations have led to opportunities to work with Fortune 500 companies like Georgia Power, Cintas, Idealease and Toyota.
Logan has keynoted the School Nutrition Association's National Leadership Conference, and has presented at dozens of statewide conferences in nutrition and education including Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, Louisiana, North Carolina, Washington State, and Wyoming. In 2016, Logan keynoted the National Leadership Conference for the FBLA-PBL.
His presentation "Sticks and Stones Exposed: The Power of Words in Relationships" is a hilarious and insightful examination of the way words can impact another person, a team, and even an entire school culture! With principles that are as relevant at home as they are at the workplace, participants will feel encouraged and challenged to make a positive impact in their communities.
Logan and his wife and have one daughter and live in Atlanta, GA.
LEARNING SESSION SPEAKERS
Check back soon for information about our fantastic learning session speakers.