About NEAFCS Minnesota

Wondering if NEAFCS Minnesota is the right association for you?

Who should join:

  • UMN Extension Educators and employees working within the Center for Family Development with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.  (This would be Active Members, Associate Members, and Members in Transition.)
  • Graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in a Family and Consumer Sciences Program or related field with an interest in Extension Education as a future career.  (This would be Student Members.)
  • Members of NEAFCS for at least 5 years who have retired, resigned, or become otherwise ineligible can pay a one-time member fee. (This would be Life Members.)
  • UMN employees with Bachelor’s degrees or working in a corparate/business field related to Extension educators. (This would be Partner Members.)

Why you should join:

  • Be a part of a statewide network of Family Development professionals.
  • Access opportunities to develop and enhance your leadership and management skills through serving on or being elected to a state or national committee.
  • Participate in professional development, presentation, and discussion opportunities at annual conferences.
  • Publish your research and programming efforts through a peer-reviewed publication, the online Journal of NEAFCS.
  • Be recognized for outstanding achievements through state and national awards and recognition programs.
  • Save money on conference registration and NEAFCS members-only webinar opportunities, as well as apply for scholarships to attend national conferences like NEAFCS Annual Conference, PILD, and JCEP.
  • Stay up to date on the latest and greatest advances to improve your programming and your professional skills.
  • Network with the past, present, and future Extension Family Development family to develop lasting friendships and connections around the state.

Join at Fall Conference!

  • $100 for first time members
  • $120 for renewing members




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