Coalition Mission and Members


The National Coalition for Family and Consumer Sciences (The Coalition) provides a unified voice for its member organizations on federal and state policy that influences Family and  Consumer Sciences Education. The Coalition facilitates continuous dialogue among its member organizations and communicates issues and positions to the Family and Consumer Sciences Education field and stakeholders.


The Coalition  includes representatives from the three professional organizations in  Family and Consumer Sciences and the  national student organization for  Family and Consumer Sciences. 

AAFCS - American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr Paula Tripp, Oklahoma State University

Dr Peggy Wild, Wild4CTE&FCS, The Coalition Secretary

ACTE/FCS - Association for Career and Technical Education Family and Consumer Sciences Division

Dr Sally Combs

Dr Tracey Eatherton, Ste. Genevieve High School

FCSEA - Family and Consumer Sciences Education Association

Theresa Golis, Idaho Career and Technical Education

Gayla Randel, Kansas State Department of Education, The Coalition President

FCCLA - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

Sandy Spavone, FCCLA National Headquarters

Jason Skidmore, Jordon School District