Food Service

Shawna Cook


Shawna is the Food Service Supervisor at SOS and grew up in Tuolumne County. She attended Curtis Creek Elementary and graduated from Sonora High School in 1991. She has worked in food service for 19 years managing bakeries and cake decorating. She began at Sierra Outdoor School in 2002 and  happily takes care of the student store, vending machines, and all areas in the dining hall and kitchen. She loves everything about her job here at SOS.

Sharon Bush


Sharon began working at SOS in 2002. She is the breakfast cook and also does some baking. In 1996, Sharon moved to Twain Harte from Fresno, and in 1997 she began culinary and baking classes at Columbia College where she graduated in 1998. Sharon graduated from Clovis High School a long, long time ago. Sharon enjoys working with the children who help her with breakfast, and she thinks her co-workers are the best! She has two sons and two grandchildren. Her hobbies include painting, embroidering and reading. She also likes to fish.

Aaron Franklin



Ann Painter


Ann grew up in the Bay Area and moved to Sonora 16 years ago. She lives with her husband of 25 years and while her three grown children have flown the coop, she has many other animals to take care of on their farm. In her free time Ann enjoys cooking, baking, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family. She began working at SOS in 2015.

Elle Bailey


Elle has worked in the SOS kitchen since 2010. She is a Native American Mi Wuk, born and raised in Tuolumne County. Elle enjoys baking, reading, watching movies, her cats, and spending time with friends and family. 

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