Welcome to
the Washington Affiliate of


The National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences


Members of WEAFCS strive to educate and recognize Extension professionals
who impact the quality of life for individuals, families and communities.
We provide professional development opportunities for our membership,
other Extension professionals, and those who provide programming in the
family and consumer science discipline.


The NEAFCS Creed


As an extension educator my prime concern is people.
I believe that it is my privilege to give to the best of my ability.
It is my responsibility to develop myself to be a better teacher and an understanding friend.
I accept the opportunity to help individuals, families, and communities to develop to their full potential.
And may I always be willing to accept the challenges of the times.


Our Vision


NEAFCS is THE professional organization for Extension Family and Consumer Sciences that

  • Builds leaders for the future.
  • Recognizes and promotes excellence and scholarship in Extension Family and Consumer Sciences programming.
  • Provides innovative professional growth and development opportunities.
  • Serves as a nation-wide resource for education, information, networking and partnerships.
  • Promotes Extension Family and Consumer Sciences and the mission and goals of the Land Grant University Extension System.

WEAFCS Handbook with Bylaws
Handbook PDF
Kathy Ludgren Scholarship PDF
KLS Application Form PDF (Fillable)

Association Officers
for 2018


Chris Koehler – President
Diane Smith – President-Elect
Kayla Wells-Moses – Vice President
Gina Ord – Secretary
Margaret Viebrock – Treasurer


Committee Chairs
for 2018


Professional Development
Kayla Wells-Moses
Member Resources
Margaret Viebrock
Awards and Recognition
Diane Smith
Public Affairs
Stephanie Smith


National Committee Applications