The New Leader of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jacqueline Holland, an assistant professor of family and consumer sciences at Morgan State University in Baltimore, is the new president of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She was installed as president at the association’s 108th annual conference in Dallas. Dr. Holland is the fifth person of color to lead the organization.

Dr. Holland joined the faculty at Morgan State University in 2013. She stated that “I am excited and honored to serve in this capacity and to work with diverse leaders in the profession. One of my goals is to facilitate individuals of diverse cultures and backgrounds to serve in leadership roles in the organization.”

Dr. Holland holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in home economics teacher education from the University of Maryland, College Park. She earned an educational doctorate at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

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