Food & Nutrition
Food Programs and Family Nutrition
Our program includes registered dietitians, nutritionists, and certified nutrition educators available to answer your nutrition-related questions.
RSBCIHI has Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN’s) available for individual nutrition counseling on most of your nutritional needs.
Senior Nutrition Services
The Senior Nutrition Program provides nutrition services to Seniors who reside on one of our member Indian Reservations or in adjacent communities
WIC Program / Breastfeeding
The WIC program offers nutrition education, food benefits, and referral services for pregnant or postpartum and breastfeeding women and children up to age five.
Commodities Food Distribution
The Commodities Food Program is available to low-income Native-American households located within a 20 mile radius of one of our member reservations.
Meet Our Staff
Afua Khumalo, RDN, CLEC
Director of Community Nutrition
Morongo / Torres Martinez
Briana Bender, MS, RDN
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Soboba / Anza, Agua Caliente
Joanne Downs, CLEC
Commodity Foods Program Manager
Karen Corbin, IBCLC
Nutrition Tech / Lactation Consultant
Karla Nelson, DN, CLEC
WIC Manager /Nutritionist / Dietitian
San Manuel /Barstow /Pechanga
Sandra Volkman, CLC
WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator