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Members

Eddie G. Gouge
Executive Director
Board on Human Sciences
(202) 478-6028
egouge@aplu.org

Florencia Drumwright
Senior Associate
Board on Human Sciences
(202) 478-6093
fdrumwright@aplu.org

BoHS Board of Directors


CHAIR 
Jo Britt-Rankin
Associate Dean
Human Environmental Sciences Extension
University of Missouri Extension

 
VICE CHAIR
Jana M. Hawley
Dean
College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
University of North Texas
 
 
Brenda Martin
VICE CHAIR FOR PROGRAM
Brenda Martin
Chair
Department of Human Sciences
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
 
 
Roberta Riportella
SECRETARY - TREASURER
Roberta Riportella
Associate Dean, Outreach and Engagement
College of Public Health and Human Sciences, and Program Leader for Family and Community Health
Oregon State University
 


IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
John B. Buckwalter
Betty L. Tointon Dean
College of Human Ecology
Kansas State University

E.P
 
ADVOCACY COORDINATOR
Erik J. Porfeli
Professor and Chair of Human Sciences 
Ohio State University
 
 
Class of 2021
 
Roberta Riportella
Roberta Riportella
Associate Dean, Outreach and Engagement
College of Public Health and Human Sciences, and Program Leader for Family and Community Health
Oregon State University
 
Brenda Martin
Brenda Martin
Chair
Department of Human Sciences
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
 
 
 
D.D
Dr. Dorothy (Dottie) B. Durband
Associate Dean for Academics and Faculty Development
Texas Tech University
              
 
 

Class of 2022

Jo Britt-Rankin
Associate Dean
Human Environmental Sciences Extension
University of Missouri Extension
*two-year term as Chair
 
Jana M. Hawley
Dean
College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
University of North Texas
 
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Lise Youngblade
Dean
College of Health and Human Sciences
Colorado State University
 

Class of 2023

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Bronwyn Fees 
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and
Professor in the School of Family Studies
and Human Services in Early Childhood Education
and Life-Span Human Development
Kansas State University
 
 
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Susan Hubbard
Dean of the College of Human Sciences
and Executive Director for the Hunger Solutions Institute
Auburn University
 
E.P
Erik J. Porfeli
Professor and Chair of Human Sciences 
Ohio State University
 

STANDING COMMITTEES:

FINANCE COMMITTEE
Secretary-Treasurer serves as Chair, members include BoHS Chair, one additional Board of Directors, and Executive Director
 
NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Past BoHS Chair serves as Chair, plus two members who are not members of the Board of Directors Stephan Wilson, Cynthia Smith (Alabama A&M University), and Sonya Meyer (University of Idaho)
 
AWARDS COMMITTEE
BoHS Chair shall appoint a Director of the Committee, plus two members who are not members of the Board of Directors Stephan Wilson, Brenda Martin (University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff), and Mark Haub (Kansas State University)
 
PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Vice Chair for Program serves as Chair, plus two members who are not members of the Board of Directors
Carolyn Dunn (Chair)
 
ADVOCACY COMMITTEE
Advocacy Coordinator serves as Chair, plus one member who is not a member of the Board of Directors, BoHS Liaison to BAA Budget and Advocacy Committee, and BoHS Liaison to BAA Committee on Legislation and Policy Jorge H. Atiles (Chair) (Oklahoma State University); Eric J. Porfeli (The Ohio State University); Jo Britt-Rankin (University of Missouri); Laura F. Stephenson (University of Kentucky); Jana M. Hawley (University of North Texas); Veronica Oates (Tennessee State University); Martha Ravola (Alcorn State University); Matt Peterson (North Carolina State University); and, Connie Pelton Kays (Kansas, CARET)

Matt Peterson (North Carolina State University) and Eddie G. Gouge (APLU/BoHS) serve as ex officio members.
 
AD HOC COMMITTEES (TASK FORCES):
 
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Susan Hubbard (Auburn University) (Chair)Jana M. Hawley (University of North Texas), Cynthia Smith (Alabama A&M University), and Erik J. Porfeli (The Ohio State University)
 
SOCIAL MEDIA COMMITTEE
John B. Buckwalter (Kansas State University); Jo Britt-Rankin (University of Missouri); Michael E. Newman (Mississippi State University); and, Mark Haub (Kansas State University)

 

BoHS LIAISONS TO OTHER ORGANIZATIONS:

ACOP/APS (Academic Programs Committee on Organization and Policy/Academic Programs Section): John B. Buckwalter, Kansas State University

Alliance for Family & Consumer Sciences Eddie G. Gouge, APLU Board on Human Sciences

ECOP/CES (Extension Committee on Organization and Policy/Cooperative Extension Section): Jo Britt-Rankin, University of Missouri

ESCOP/ESS (Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy/Experiment Station Section): Laura D. Jolly, Iowa State University

  • ESCOP Social Sciences Subcommittee: Laura D. Jolly, Iowa State University

ICOP/IAS (International Committee on Organization and Policy/International Agriculture Section): Vacant

BAA Budget and Advocacy Committee: Erik J. Porfeli, The Ohio State University

BAA Committee on Legislation and Policy: Laura F. Stephenson, University of Kentucky

Well-Connected Communities Steering Committee: Erik J. Porfeli, The Ohio State University

 

LIAISONS TO BoHS:

AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences): Carolyn Jackson

CAFCS (Council of Administrators of Family and Consumer Sciences): Michael E. Newman, Mississippi State University

CARET (Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching): Connie Pelton Kays, Kansas

CGA (Council on Governmental Affairs of APLU): Matt Peterson, North Carolina State University 

Cornerstone Government Affairs: Hunt Shipman/Jim Richards

FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America): Sandy Spavone

NIFA (USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture): Brent Elrod

 

STAFF:

Executive Director
Eddie G. Gouge
 
Associate
Florencia Drumwright

Meetings & Events Events

Jun
28
All Day
Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520

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