A Pledge with Passion

By Jackson, Carolyn W. | Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, April 2006 | Go to article overview

A Pledge with Passion


Jackson, Carolyn W., Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences


Although each day I have spent as your transitional executive director has been unique, what has been consistent is the staff's passion in doing their part to ensure a bright future for AAFCS. My initial individual meetings with every staff person inspired a great deal of respect for what they bring to their positions and the gratification they receive from the work they do.

The staff's experience, historical knowledge and skill sets provide a solid foundation for the association's operations. But it is the passion for the profession that really makes the difference. So it is with passion that we make this promise to AAFCS.

5-Point Pledge to the Association

As staff of AAFCS and supporters of the field of family and consumer sciences, we pledge to continue to provide;

* Commitment to a high level of performance in accomplishing the Association's mission and achieving its goals.

* Diligent oversight of resources, policies, and procedures, resulting in maximum benefit to the members and the mission.

* Expertise in our areas of responsibilities. With the expertise comes leadership and guidance behind the scenes. …

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