Left to Right: Robert Van Dyke, Director-at-Large; Mia Russell, Director-at-Large; Jackie Ogden, President; Cindy Miller, CFCS, CPFFE, Past President; Lisa Brooks Director-at-Large; Ethel Jones, CFCS, Treasurer; Lizabeth Self Mullens, Director-at-Large; and Carolyn Jackson, CFCS, AAFCS CEO.
Alexandria, Va. The American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Board of Directors that were sworn in during the 2019 Annual Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension’s Jacquelyn Ogden was elected President and Director, School of Human Ecology at Louisiana Tech University’s Ethel Jones, CFCS will serve as Treasurer. Robert Van Dyke, Mia Russell, Lisa Brooks and Lizabeth Self Mullens will serve in the capacity of Director-at-Large. Cindy Miller, CFCS, CPFFE will serve as Past President and Carolyn Jackson, CFCS will serve as Ex-Officio.
“Our Board members are strategically focused, results-driven and trusted leaders in the field of Family & Consumer Sciences,” Carolyn Jackson, AAFCS CEO, said in the release. “Our Board is well-positioned to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve success during their term of office.”
American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS – www.aafcs.org) Based in the Washington, D.C., area, AAFCS was founded in 1909 as the American Home Economics Association and is the only association for family and consumer sciences students and professionals across multiple practice settings and content areas. For 110 years, AAFCS has focused its mission on providing leadership and support for professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making more informed decisions about their well-being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life. Through research, experiential education, and technology, our members help people develop the essential knowledge and skills to lead better lives, be work and career ready, build strong families, and make meaningful contributions to our communities.
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