Presidents' Message

Welcome to the Empire State - The official website of the New York Affiliate of AAFCS.

The New York Affiliate benefits members and strengthens the profession by selecting leaders for recognition awards, grants, fellowships and financial
gifts as they develop programs for now and the future.

New York Members: SAY YES TO FCS! Be proud of your profession and consider actively advancing the mission by; attending local and statewide events, volunteering at the district and state level, and staying informed. Family and Consumer Sciences is a discipline that is based on scientific research, which is continually changing, for the betterment of families and society.

Our website will assist to keep up the sharing of knowledge, experience, events and trends reflected in NYSAFCS today. Please contact us anytime at

Thank you,

NYSAFCS Co-presidents,
Dot Valachovic
Mary Taylor