Affiliates in 1999–2000

The Leadership Training workshop at the Annual Conference was presented by Program Chair Britton Wood. Dr. Bonnie Braun of the University of Maryland was the speaker on “Leadership Renewal: Leaving a Legacy.” Lane Powell reported on the “Bounce Back” survey results sent to all affiliates about the future. In response to the question, “If the affiliated councils disappeared from the face of the earth, what reasons would there be to put them back?”, five major affirming reasons emerged: (1) accessibility to the conference experience, sharing new information; (2) collaboration with colleagues; (3) application of researched practices; (4) increased visibility of the […]

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Awards in 1999–2000

The Marie Peters Award went to Hamilton McCubbin of the University of Wisconsin—Madison. The Jessie Bernard Research Award went to Jennifer Hardesty. Shelley Haddock was given the Jessie Bernard Feminist Scholar Award. The Reuben Hill Award was given to Paul Amato of Pennsylvania State University and Joan Gilbreth of the University of Nebraska. Valerie Mannis and Elizabeth Bannister were honored with the Anselm Strauss Award.  The Jan Trost Award was given to Gary Lee. A special Distinguished Service to Families Award was given to Sen. Paul Wellstone. The 2000 Fellows title was given to Elaine Anderson, Patricia Bell-Scott, David Demo, Mark Fine, Greer Litton Fox, […]

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CFLE in 1999–2000

The Experience Recognition process became available to established family life educators. Applicants had to meet a combination of  experience and degree requirements in order to apply under this streamlined process. The Experience Recognition process was made available in February, to remain open until December 31, 2000. NCFR joined the Coalition for Professional Certification (CPC). The CPC was formed in 1997 for the purpose of encouraging every certification organization to present a unified voice in Washington, with the intent of increasing the visibility and value of certification programs within employment settings. NCFR Executive Director Michael Benjamin, President-Elect Carol Darling, and Certification Director Dawn […]

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Structure and Governance and Membership in 1999–2000

The new Carver Model of Governance was now fully implemented, and the newly restructured Board began the tasks of developing the ends/means statements and policies. Between 1999 and 2000 there was a 2.8% increase in membership, to 3,. Of these 2,438 opted for Family Relations and 2,653 chose the Journal of Marriage and the Family. There were new membership features offered on the NCFR website, such as an online member database and NCFR journals online in full text. Read the March 2000 NCFR Report Magazine Read the June 2000 NCFR Report Magazine Read the September 2000 NCFR Report Magazine Read the December 2000 NCFR Report Magazine

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2000 Conference: Vision for Families: Continuity and Change Across Cohorts and Generations

The 62nd Annual Conference took place November 10–13 in Minneapolis, MN, at the Hilton Hotel. The theme chosen by Program Chair Elaine Anderson was “Vision for Families: Continuity and Change Across Cohorts and Generations.” Fees ranged from $75 for students to full registration at $160. Local arrangements co-chairs were Marcie Brooks and Mary Jo Czaplewski. Gov. Ventura of MN declared the entire month of November “Minnesota Month of the Family.” The President’s welcoming reception took place at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, which highlighted a special “Families” exhibit that had run for 5 years and was conceived with consultation with Family […]

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Leadership in 1999–2000

Stephen Jorgensen, Dean of the College Of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Missouri since the fall of 2001, was NCFR’s new President. Jorgensen was a former director and professor in the School of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Arkansas. Jorgensen earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology and Spanish at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN. He also earned his doctorate in family sociology from the University of Minnesota. He had been with the University of Arkansas since 1999. Prior to that, Jorgensen served as Dean of the College Of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University. He also held various […]

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