A state affiliate of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences


The unique role of MEAFCS is to promote, support and recognize Missouri's Extension Family and Consumer Science educators; and to represent their programming efforts and issues throughout University of Missouri Extension.

2018-2019 MEAFCS Officers & Board

President - Amy Vance
President - Elect - Lindsey Stevenson
Past-President - Maude Harris
Secretary - Emily Barbee
Treasurer - Mary Sebade

VP for Awards and Recognition - John Fuller
VP for Professional Development - Kristin Miller
VP for Public Values - Leslie Bertsch 
VP for Member Resources - Bethany Bachman

2019 Membership Benefits Apply Now!

Membership in NEAFCS has many benefits. Among them are:

  • Access to a growing, nationwide network of nearly 2,000 Extension professionals actively involved in Family & Consumer Sciences programming in their communities.
  • Opportunities to develop and enhance your leadership and management skills by serving in a leadership capacity on the state or national level.
  • Forums for presenting research and program information and discussing common Extension concerns at annual conferences, through webinars, and in the Journal of NEAFCS.
  • Recognition for outstanding achievements through an extensive awards and recognition program.
  • Discount on conference registration packages.
  • Access to professional development opportunities on the state, regional and national levels. This includes free webinars for all members sponsored by NEAFCS.
  • Ability to earn continuing education credits through participation in national meetings.
  • Up to date information on the latest products, methods, materials and technological advances to enhance the effectiveness of your programs.
  • Opportunity to serve as External Reviewers for promotion and tenure, as well as publication reviews.
  • Access to creative networking opportunities through www.neafcs.org.

NEAFCS Annual Session

NEAFCS 2019 Annual Session
Hershey, Pennsylvania 
Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2019

NEAFCS 2020 Annual Session
September 14-17, 2020
Snowbird Resort, UT

NEAFCS 2021 Annual Session
November 1 - 4, 2021
Grand Rapids, MI

Professional Development Opportunities 

JCEP Extension Leadership Conference (ELC)
February 6-7, 2019
San Antonio, TX

PILD Conference
April 14-17, 2019
Arlington, VA

Nat'l Urban Extension Conference
May 20-23, 2019
Seattle, WA