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FERMA is a national professional association for teaching, research, and outreach for faculty, field staff, and students. The purposes of FERMA:

  • to unite professionals in the field of Family Economics and Resource Management
  • to stimulate personal and professional growth of members, and
  • to expand the effectiveness of Family Economics and Resource Management as a field.

The primary business of FERMA is a biennial conference, held in even-numbered years. To become a member, subscribe to the FERMA
e-mailing list by contacting the Executive Director. There are no dues or membership fees. The only requirement for membership is to attend at least one conference every five years.

Executive Director: Michael Rupured (