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Representing Texas in Orlando

November 15, 2017

Several of our TxCFR members attended the 2017 National Council on Family Relations Conference, held in Orlando, Florida. TxCFR President Joanne Roberts (Hardin Simmons University) and Board Members Jennifer Newquist (Stephen F. Austin University) and Erica Jordan (University of Houston) presented an Affiliate Roundtable Discussion focused on our recent Capitol Connection event. Approximately 30 attendees visited one of three 20-minute time blocks to learn more about the event and consider how to replicate it in their own states. Several other TxCFR members also hosted an informational table that featured our family life education infographic and information about our state affiliate. Of course, we also had a great time dining out and taking in the sites of Disney country. Orlando is always a fun place to visit, and it is even better with a network of great colleagues!

 

 Jennifer Newquist, Joanne Roberts, & Erica Jordan following a successful roundtable discussion representing TxCFR at the Affiliate Council Roundtable session.

 

 Joanne Roberts & Erica Jordan setting up the Texas Affiliate table at the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).

 

Member Erica Jordan (University of Houston), University of Houston colleague Daphne Hernandez, President Joanne Roberts (Hardin Simmons University), Jennifer Newquist (Stephen F. Austin), and Rachel Jumper (Stephen F. Austin) at NCFR.

 

Member Jennifer Newquist presenting her poster (co-author Member Linda Ladd, Texas Women's University) at NCFR.

 

Member Erica Jordan presenting her paper, "Determining Job Prospects for Family Science Bachelor's Degree Earners" (co-author Eric Middleton, Claremont Graduate University) at NCFR.

 

Member Jennifer Newquist (Stephen F. Austin University) posing with NCFR's Dawn Cassidy and author Carol A. Darling at the annual Certified Family Life Educator Reception.