Jan Scholl, Associate Professor Emerita (2017) with Penn State University, has been elective Vice President for the Americas for the IFHE Executive Committee. She will join our Member Representative for the Americas, Louse Neufeldt, in representing IFHE Affiliates in North America and the Caribbean as well as FCS/Home Economics professionals at large in South America (where there are no longer affiliate organizations.
Jan received her PhD in Home Economics Education from Iowa State University in 1986 and specialized in 4-H FCS Curriculum Extension work at Penn State University for more than 25 years until her recent retirement. As VP for the Americas, Jan will serve on the Finance & Membership Committee and attend Executive Committee meetings held by conference call throughout the year, as well as the annual leadership meetings.
Jan succeeds Gwendolyn Hustvedt ,who served as the co-opted VP for the Americas since the passing of Jenny Schroder in February, 2017.