Past Presidents Directory

National Home Demonstration Agents Association

National Association of Extension Home Economists

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences



Meeting Location

Meeting Hotel

Meeting Theme



1933 Milwaukee, WI Schroeder Hotel   Anna Searl IL
1934 New York City, NY Hotel Pennsylvania  
1935 Chicago, IL Palmer House  
1936 Seattle, WA Athletic Club   Nellie Watts OH
1937 Kansas City, MO Woman's City Club   Florence Carvin MO
1938 Pittsburgh, PA Fort Pitt Hotel  
1939 San Antonio, TX Gunther Hotel   Clara Brian IL
1940 Cleveland, OH Hotel Cleveland  
1941 Chicago, IL Stevens Hotel  
1942 Boston, MA Hotel Statler  
1943 Chicago, IL Hotel Sherman  
1944 Chicago, IL Hotel Stevens   Flora Ferril AR
1945 Chicago, IL Hotel Stevens Today's Vision - Tomorrow's Action Evelyn (Morrow) Lebedeff MN
1946 Chicago, IL Hotel Stevens The Home Demonstration Agent Looks Ahead Lois Rainwater NC
1947 Chicago, IL Hotel Stevens Broadening Horizons Luella M. Condon IA/WA
1948 Chicago, IL Hotel Stevens Today's Home Builds Tomorrow's World
1949 Chicago, IL Hotel Stevens What's Ahead In Home Economics Extension
1950 Chicago, IL Hotel Stevens Challenges And Opportunities At Mid-Century Mary S. Switzer NY
1951 Ft. Worth, TX Hotel Texas Broader Horizons For Home Demonstration Work
1952 Chicago, IL Hotel Stevens Today's Challenge - Tomorrow's Opportunity Carmen Johnson CO
1953 Buffalo, NY Hotel Statler Know Yourself - Know Your Job
1954 Chicago, IL Hotel Sherman Think Broadly - Interpret Clearly In Meeting Today's Challenge Eugenia P. Van Landingham NC
1955 Seattle, WA Olympic Hotel The Home Agent's Changing Role
1956 Chicago, IL Sherman Hotel Keeping Up Professionally Stasia Lonergan WI
1957 Minneapolis, MN Leamington Hotel Frontiers Unlimited
1958 Chicago, IL Sherman Hotel Open Reflections Velma B. Johnson WV
1959 New Orleans, LA Jung Hotel You Hold The Key
1960 Chicago, IL Sherman Hotel Your Profession Is Showing Irby Barrett AL
1961 Boston, MA Statler Hotel Frontiers In Our Future
1962- Chicago, IL Sherman Hotel Updating Our Profession Marjorie Gillespie ID/
1963 Salt Lake City, UT Hotel Utah Expanding Opportunities
1964 Washington, DC Mayflower Hotel Four Dimensions Of Citizenship: Home-Community-Nation-World Helen Whittington IA
1965 Kansas City, MO Hotel Muehlebach Broadening Our Perspective Through Knowledge And Action
1966 Chicago, IL Sherman Hotel Performing Professionally Mary W. Donnini ME
1967 Jackson, MS Hotel Heidelberg Launching Our Potential For Tomorrow's World Through Awareness-Research-Action Maxine E. Reeves LA
1968 Phoenix, AZ Del Webb's Towne House Focus On Today With Pride-Enthusiasm-Confidence Owaissa M. Crites-Heimann NM
1969 Philadelphia, PA Bellevue Stratford Environment For Living Joyce W. Clark MS
1970 Milwaukee, WI Sherman Schroeder Hotel Environment For Decisions In The 70's Carolyn F. Yuknus Healey NJ
1971 Miami Beach, FL American Hotel Our Role As Educational Facilitators Alfretta E. Dickinson IL
1972 Denver, CO Denver Hilton A Better World Begins With Me Elizabeth (Bettie) Lee Jensen WA
1973 Liberty, NY Grossingers A Time For Renewal Cleo Stiles Bryan OK
1974 Minneapolis, MN Leamington Hotel Concern-Challenge-Commitment Phyllis Northway WI
1975 Knoxville, TN Hyatt Regency Spirit Of '76: Spotlight On Professionalism Nettie Ruth Brown FL
1976 Portland, OR Portland Hilton Insight, Action, Impact Genevieve N. Harris Berry MS
1977 Boston, MA Sheraton Reaching New Horizons Virginia I. Zirkle OH
1978 Omaha, NB Omaha Hilton Avenues Of Awareness Patricia Jarboe Buchanan MO
1979 Richmond, VA John Marshall Hotel Issues For Action Beverly Kindler KS
1980 White Sulfur Springs, WV Greenbrier Shaping The '80's Katherine Everson NV
1981 Las Vegas, NV Hilton Public Policy: Tools And Techniques Margaret H. Warren LA
1982 Osage Beach, MO Marriott's
Tan-Tar-A Resort
Families Managing Change: Finding the Balance Faith M. Cahalen SD
1983 Atlanta, GA Westin Peach Tree Plaza Traditions, Transitions And Tomorrows Deloris J. Ellis Pourchot IL
1984 New York City, NY New York Hilton
50th Anniversary — Reflect, Reach Out Charlotte Young IA
1985 San Diego, CA Town and Country Hotel Linking Research To Life Experiences Anna Mae Kobbe MO
1986 Grand Rapids, MI Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Marketing For Personal And Professional Excellence Jane Taylor NC
1987 Louisville, KY Galt House Extension's Triple Crown: People, Priorities, Policies Carrollyn Hunt IL
1988 Pittsburgh, PA Vista International Hotel Extension System: Visions
Of Opportunity
Barbara Eichner Maidment AK
1989 Honolulu, HI Sheraton Waikiki Hotel Global Connections For The 1990's June L. James SD
1990 Chicago, IL Palmer House Winds Of Challenge
Winds Of Change
Carmen Walgrave IL
1991 Tulsa, OK Doubletree Convention Center Building The Family, Bridging The Future Mary Wells VA
1992 Washington, DC Omni Shoreham Catalyst For Change Lorna Loeffler OR
1993 Phoenix, AZ Hyatt Regency Our Changing Lives In Our Changing Environment Ruth Pirch MO
1994 Wichita, KS The Century II Expanding Horizons For Families Beyond The Yellow Brick Road Phyllis Cooper MI
1995 Dallas, TX Hyatt Regency Diversity Empowers Families Dianne Lennon MI
1996 Providence, RI Westin Hotel Charting Our Course For The Millennium Donna K. Donald IA
1997 Cincinnati, OH Galaxy I Conference, Cincinnati Convention Center & Hyatt Hotel Mission Possible: Uniqueness With Unity Barbara Tricinella OK
1998 Rapid City, SD Rushmore Plaza Discover The Gold Through Personal Empowerment, Program Endorsement, And People Explorations Emily Remster IN
1999 Greensboro, NC Koury Convention Center Designing For The Future Jean Clarkson-Frisbie KS
2000 Baltimore, MD Windham (Omni) Inner Harbor Hotel Renaissance 2000: Traditions And Transitions Cheryl Jones-Syracuse OH
2001 Portland, OR Doubletree Hotel, Lloyd Center Exploring New Frontiers Jane Gault TN
2002 Kansas City, MO Hyatt Regency Crown Center Jazzing It Up In KC: Catching The Leadership Spirit Christine Kniep WI
2003 Salt Lake City, UT Galaxy II Conference, Salt Palace Convention Center Exceeding Expectations Through Teamwork Ingrid Holmes MD
2004 Nashville, TN Renaissance Nashville Hotel In Tune With The Times Sharon Hoelscher-Day AZ
2005 Philadelphia, PA Wyndham at Franklin Plaza Forging Our Future Marilyn Gore NC
2006 Denver, CO Hyatt Regency at Convention Center Reaching New Heights Sandy McClain IA
2007 Minneapolis, MN St. Paul Riverfront Crown Plaza Bridging Scholarship and Entrepreneurship Carol Schlitt IL
2008 Indianapolis, IN Galaxy III Conference, Indianapolis Convention Center & Westin Indianapolis Celebrating the Extension System — Strengths, Diversity and Unique Qualities Kathy Dothage MO
2009 Birmingham, AL Sheraton Birmingham Hotel 75th Anniversary — Celebrating Our Heritage. Embracing Our Future Judith Edwards Breland MS
2010 Portland, ME Holiday Inn by the Bay Lighting the Way Through Education & Outreach Mary Ann Lienhart Cross IN
2011 Albuquerque, NM Hyatt Regency Guiding Extension Professionals Along the Route to Empowerment Marsha Lockard ID
2012 Columbus, OH Hyatt Regency EXPLORING Our Strengths, DISCOVERING Our Potential, LEADING the Way to Our Future Amy Peterson NE
2013 Pittsburg, PA Galaxy IV Conference, Pittsburg Convention Center & Renaissance Hotel Building the Centuries - A New Era for Extension Carol Chandler OH
2014 Lexington, KY Hyatt Regency Win, Place, Show Kathleen Olson MN
2015 White Sulphur Springs, WV Greenbrier Tradition to Guide Us, Knowledge to Share, Innovation to Succeed Peggy Ehlers IN
2016 Big Sky, Montana Big Sky Resort Discover/Connect/Engage Debby Mathews AL
2017 Omaha, Nebraska Hilton Omaha & Convention Center Harvesting Opportunities in NEAFCS Theresa Mayhew NY
2018 San Antonio, Texas San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Building Capacity Through People, Programs and Partnerships Lora Lee Howard KY
2019  Hershey, Pennsylvania  The Hershey Lodge  Nurturing the Richness of Lifelong Learning  Karen Munden  VA