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Carolyn L. Bird, Ph.D., AFC
Associate Professor, North Carolina State University


Jacquelyn W. McClelland, Ph.D.
Professor, Department Extension Leader, and Nutrition Specialist, North Carolina State University

Carol A. Schwab, J.D., LL.M.
Director of Medical/Legal Education; Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center


Robert H. Flashman, Ph.D.
Professor & Extension Specialist, University of Kentucky

Patricia Kendall, Ph.D., RD
Professor & Extension Specialist, Colorado State University

April C. Mason, Ph.D.
Dean, Colorado State University


Jill H. Steffey
Copy Editor, Graphic Design and Communications


Geissler Baker, M. Ed.
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, North Carolina State University

Susan S. Baker, Ed.D.
Associate Professor / EFNEP Coordinator, Colorado State University

Janet Bechman, M.S.
Extension Plan of Work & Accountability Coordinator, Purdue University

Sherry C. Betts, Ph.D.
Extension Specialist & Professor, University of Arizona

Lynne M. Borden, Ph.D.
Extension Specialist, Associate Professor, University of Arizona

Cathy Faulcon Bowen, Ph.D.
Professor, State Extension Specialist, Consumer Issues, The Pennsylvania State University

Amy Chilcote, MS
Extension Associate, 4-H Curriculum Lead, North Carolina State University

Donald Cobb, Ph.D.
District Extension Director, North Carolina State University

Connie Crawley, MS, RD, LD
Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist, University of Georgia

Caroline E. Crocoll, Ph.D., CFLE, CFCS
National Program Leader-Family Science Research and Extension, USDA, Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service

Glennie Daniels, Ph.D., CFCS
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Evelyn D. DeLoatch, M. Ed.
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, North Carolina State University

Sharon A. DeVaney, Ph.D.
Professor, Purdue University

Harriett C. Edwards, BA, MPA, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, North Carolina State University

Karen Ensle, Ed.D., RD, FADA, CFCS
Dept/Head/Family & Community Health Sciences Educator, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County

Susan G. Fisher, Ph.D., RD, LDN
DPD Director; Professor, Meredith College

Sammie G. Garner Ph.D., CFCS
Professor and Graduate Program Director, Appalachian State University

Gretchen L. Hofing, MPH, RD
Steps to Health-SNAP-Ed Coordinator

Sarah D. Kirby, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Housing Specialist, North Carolina State University

Christine Kniep, M.S., CFCS
Family Living Educator / Department Head, University of WI – Extension, Winnebago

Joan Koonce, Ph.D.
Professor and Extension Financial Management Specialist, University of Georgia

Lydia Medeiros, Ph.D., R.D., L. D.
Associate Professor, Ohio State University

Kathleen Morgan
Chair of the Dept. of Family and community Health Services, Rutgers University

Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP, CRPC, AFC, CHC, CFCS
Professor II, Cook College

Lynette J. Olson, Ph.D., CFLE
Professor and Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Pittsburg State University

Scott W. Plundett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, California State University Northridge

Karen Lynn Poff
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, Virginia Tech

Heidi Liss Radunovich, Ph.D
Assistant Professor Dept. of Family, Youth and Community Sciences University of Florida

Jesse J. Richardson Jr., M.S., J.D.
Associate Professor, Virginia Tech

Michael Rupured, M.S., AFC
Extension Consumer Economic Specialist & Senior Public Service Associate, University of Georgia

Christine W. Smith, M.S.
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, North Carolina State University

Ellen Smoak, Ph.D.
Western Region Program Coordinator, North Carolina A&T State University

Patricia Tanner Nelson, Ed.D.
Extension Family & Human Development Specialist, University of Delaware

Melander Taylor
Adjunct Professor, University of Phoenix

Judith L. Warren, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Human Sciences, Texas A&M University

Cassandra (Sandy) Wiggins, ED.D. HPCA
Extension Specialist, Professional Development and FCS Continuing Education, North Carolina State University

Bernice B.Wilson, Ph.D., AFC, CFCS
Extension Resource Management Specialist, Alabama A&M University


Laverta A. Flewellen



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