Loretta Landry is the Regional Manager of Child Hunger Outreach for Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) Dallas office. Loretta manages all child hunger outreach and programming strategy for the North Texas area, and serves as a child food insecurity policy expert to organizations regionally and nationally. A San Antonio native, Loretta attended the University of Texas at San Antonio, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Legal Studies. Loretta has thirteen years' experience leading public policy and community affairs efforts spanning time in the Texas Legislature, Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, for both nonprofit and Fortune 500 entities, as well as serving as a Nominee for the Texas House of Representatives. Loretta co-founded and co-chairs the Dallas Summer and Supper Council, a coalition of countywide summer and afterschool meals providers, serves on the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions’ Leadership Team, Children’s Health and Wellness Alliance’s Steering Committee, and as Co-Chair of the HWA’s Healthy Eating Working Group, which develops solutions to combat childhood obesity and child food insecurity.