2021 Annual Session

2021 NEAFCS Annual Session

UPDATE: The Amway Grand Resort is cancelling all hotel rooms in our group block. Attendees will receive a cancellation email.  If you do not receive this email by September 22, please contact the Amway Grand to confirm cancellation of your room.

NEAFCS is in the process of transitioning the 2021 Annual Session to a virtual experience. We will be releasing new information to this website as it becomes final. The virtual meeting will still be held the first week of November, 2nd through the 5th, with the addition of Monday, November 1st to include Committee Plans of Work and Affiliate Officer Meetings.

We are excited to bring as much of Michigan as possible into this virtual meeting. We look forward to continuing to support their hard work thus far and hope you will too! Some of you may be wondering what the virtual event will look like and what it will offer.  We plan to utilize Zoom as much as possible for the different educational opportunities and events and host everything on our very own website secured with attendee access. We took the feedback we received from last year's first ever Virtual Annual Session to heart and are working hard to not only meet, but exceed, your expectations! 

With this Virtual Annual Session, you can watch the recordings of any sessions you miss live for 6 months after the event. And, this year, all of the recordings will be hosted right here at the NEAFCS website. Catching anything you missed will be as easy as logging into the website.

Registration Information

Registration for the virtual meeting is now open. Important - Click here to view the instructional email that went out to all members on 9/17 prior to proceeding with your registration. 

Click the links below for more information:





Thank you to our Exhibitors & Sponsors


American Income Life Special Risk Division

PO Box 50158
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Phone: 317-436-1005
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ailspecialrisk.com
Contact Name: Erin Bain, 4-H/Extension Client Relations
Product/Service Description: The AIL Special Risk Division provides blanket group accident insurance policies for all Cooperative Extension groups and programs nationwide. We have specialized in working with Extension for over 60 years and pride ourselves on personal and professional service.

The Sugar Association 

1310 L. St NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-590-0059
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.sugar.org
Contact Name: Ali Swietek, Executive Admin Assistant
Product/Service Description: The Sugar Association is the scientific voice of the US sugar industry, making the difference by responsibly supporting scientific research and sharing our knowledge to enhance consumer understanding and confidence in the role that real sugar plays in a nutritious, balanced and enjoyable diet.  

Silver Sponsor

Alzheimer’s Association 

225 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 800-272-3900
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.alz.org
Contact Name: Stephanie Rohlfz-Young
Product/Service Description: The Alzheimer’s Association offers a variety of free resources for caregivers and those impacted by any type of dementia. Chapters nationwide are eager to partner with Extension programs to offer education about Alzheimer’s, dementia and its effects on families. Stop by our booth to learn more about bringing Alzheimer’s programs to your community.


2022 Annual Session – Raleigh, NC
Stop by our booth to help support the 2022 Annual Session. More details to come. 

NEAFCS Endowment 
Stop by our booth to learn about the NEAFCS Endowment, the 2022 Endowment Grant Proposal, and to support the President's Charity by donating $21 in 2021.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

1700 G. Street NW
Washington, DC 20552
Phone: 202-435-7687
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.consumerfinance.gov/youth-financial-education
Contact Name: Leslie Jones
Product/Service Description: Effective financial education tools and resources that help individuals and families manage financial challenges at major life stages. Free print publication to order, PDFs to download and online tools on the topics of personal financial literacy and protection. 

FSIS-USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline

1400 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20250
[email protected]
USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline | Food Safety and Inspection Service
Contact Name: Archie Magoulas
Product/Service Description: FSIS’ Meat and Poultry Hotline helps prevent foodborne illness by answering questions about the preparation of meat, poultry, and egg products; how to safely handle food in the home; proper food storage; food safety during a power outage; FSIS recalls and more. The hotline is staffed by food safety experts who can personally answer food safety questions from callers ranging from novice cooks to experienced food handlers. Call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline toll free at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat at through Ask USDA. The Hotline is open year-round Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET (English or Spanish). The Hotline is also open on Thanksgiving Day from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p. m., Eastern Time, but closed on other Federal government holidays. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. Send email questions to [email protected].

National Presto Industries

3925 N. Hastings Way
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Phone: 715-839-2029
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.gopresto.com
Contact Name: Barb Milkert
Product/Service Description: National Presto Industries dates back to 1905 when the company began manufacturing industrial size pressure canners known as “canner retorts.” Today Presto remains a recognized brand for pressure vessels and is a leader in the electric housewares industry. Stop by our booth to view appliances, receive educational materials, and enter drawings for a pressure canner and Presto Test Unit.

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC)

9300 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22031
Phone: 571/459-4104
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Rush Bishop
The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families.

Real Colors
319 East McDowell Road Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602/452-5501
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://realcolors.org/
Contact: Allison Hetzel
Product/Service Description: Real Colors is easy to understand and hard to forget. We provide the tools to ensure program participants develop and retain a deeper understanding of themselves and others, resulting in more open and effective communication. Become a facilitator and make a true difference in your organization and the world around you.