Practitioner Representative Position Available on the CFLE Advisory Board

The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) seeks one (1) Practitioner Representative to serve on the Certified Family Life Educator Advisory Board.

The available position is for a three-year term. Please note that candidates must have been an active CFLE for at least five years at the time of application.

Email your application materials by February 6, 2023. More details are below.


CFLE Advisory Board Mission Statement

To provide leadership for the ongoing development of the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) program as a method to advance and promote Family Life Education as an important and emerging profession.


Position Description

The CFLE Advisory Board consists of nine appointed voluntary members whose primary responsibility is to develop and implement policies regarding the promotion and advancement of the CFLE program. Each member serves a two to four-year term with a minimum of two members being replaced each year. Positions include Practitioner Representatives, Academic Representatives, a New Professional Representative, and an Employer Representative.



  • Current Certified Family Life Educator with Full status
  • Active Certified Family Life Educator for at least five years
  • Active NCFR member
  • Demonstrated experience in Family Life Education (minimum three years)
  • Willingness to review and decide upon any appeals submitted to Advisory Board


Position Responsibilities

  • Participate in 4 to 5 virtual meetings (typically Zoom or Teams) and onsite at the NCFR Conference
    • attendance at the on-site meeting is optional
  • Participate in the timely review of CFLE scholarship and CFLE emeritus applications
  • Participate in the timely review of FLE summit proposals & moderation of summit sessions
  • Provide guidance to the Director of Family Life Education in establishing policies and procedures

The estimated time commitment is approximately 15 to 20 hours per year


Application Process

Candidates will be selected by the CFLE Advisory Board Selection Committee. If interested please submit the following to Dawn Cassidy at [email protected] by February 6, 2023. Please include:

1. Position desired

2. Current vitae or resume

3. Affiliation with other professional associations

4. Statement of Interest – Why do you want to serve on the CFLE Advisory Board and what do you have to offer?

5. Photo in JPEG or TIF format (at least 300 DPI) for use in promotion

For more information contact Dawn Cassidy at 763-231-2882 or [email protected]