Arkansas Extension Homemakers Member Resources
Creed, Mission Statement, Code of Ethics, Secretary Record Book, Powerpoint template
AEHC Creed and Mission Statement
It is our Mission to empower individuals and families and to improve the quality of living through continuing education, leadership development, and community service. The Extension Homemakers Creed outlines our beliefs.
Code of Ethics for all AEHC members
Ethical codes are adopted by organizations to assist members in understanding the difference between 'right' and 'wrong' and in applying that understanding to their decisions.
- Official EHC Powerpoint templateThis template is approved for all EHC presentations.
Scholarships and Mini-Grants
- AEHC Extension Homemakers Council Scholarship (Dr. Lynn Russell Memorial and Betty F. Oliver Memorial)
There are two $1000 scholarships awarded to two college juniors majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences. Click above link for full criteria and application. Deadline for submitting to Melody Curtis at the state extension office is March 1.
- Young Extension Homemakers Scholarship
The purpose of this $75 scholarship is to allow a young EH member to attend the AEHC State Meeting. Recipient must be under 40 years of age. Click above link for full criteria and application. Deadline for submitting to Melody Curtis at the state extension office is May 15.
- Educational Mini-grants
The mini-grant's primary focus must be used for educational purposes, i.e. county-wide mammogram screening. The amount is not to exceed $500 a year for a maximum of two consecutive years. Click above for guidelines. Deadline for submitting to Melody Curtis at the state extension office is March 1.
Dates to Remember
State Officers and Committees
Officers and Committee ChairsCurrent officers and chairs.
List of current officers and committee chairs with tenure.
List of current executive committee members with contact information.
List of current planning committee members with contact information.
Vice-president is chair. District directors and associate district directors serve on the committee.
Members in this category include the EIN Representative, Membership Chair, Fundraisers guru which includes bingo and raffles and coordinator of the Ozark Mountain Folk Center tour each year.
Elections held in odd-numbered years.
Return District Director Nomination Form, FCS 746, no later than May 15 to Melody Curtis at the state extension office.
Nominee must sign and have two recommendations.
Return District Director consent of Nominee Form, FCS 747, no later than May 15 to Melody Curtis at the state extension office.
Elections held in even-numbered years.
Return State Officer Nomination Form, FCS 744, no later than May 15 to Melody Curtis at the state extension office.
Consent must be submitted by person being nominated.
Nominee is to fill out FCS 745 and return to Melody Curtis at the state extension office no later than May 15.
County/Council Officer & Leader Mailing List
This form can be used to record club officers and/or council officers. Just indicate whether county or council at top of the form. Complete one form for council and one form for each club in your county. To be completed annually. Each year forward one copy to the county FCS agent by July 1 and one copy to Melody Curtis at the state extension office, by August 1.
Membership List for County Clubs
Each club is to submit a copy annually to their FCS agent by July 1. A copy should also be submitted to Melody Curtis at the state extension office by August 1 of each year.
Annual Financial Report
Deadline for this report to Melody Curtis at the state extension office is August 1. This form can be utilized for club/council. You may also submit a copy of your financials in the format you have chosen to use as long as it gives the same information.
County Treasurer/s Report
This completed form accompanies check payable to AEHC, to the state treasurer for annual dues of members and clubs.
General Data Form (replaces G9)
A copy of this form is sent to the state treasurer, along with FCS 748 (County Treasurer's Report) and the check for dues no later than August 1. A copy is also sent to Melody Curtis at the state extension office, along with FCS 376 and FCS 377, no later than August. 1
AEHC Peer Review of Group Financial Records
It is recommended that each club/council perform a peer audit periodically to maintain a healthy audit of its records. A copy of the financial audit is to be mailed to the state office to the attention of Melody Curtis.
January and August are the months to finalize your order for name badges. Submit form and one check to your District Director no later than February 1 or September 1. District Director information is listed on the form.
Form to accompany donations to organizations
To be used to report the number of hours your group spent planning, organizing, or preparing this donations for Arkansas Children's Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Science, or other missionaries.
EHC Special Events
A panel of judges comes together in February each year to judge project books. Each book has three judges, none of whom are from the county of the submitted project book. This form outlines how scores are determined. Deadline for submitting project books to the state office is October 31.
Each project book needs to have a Project Designation sheet.
It is important to read this instruction sheet before completing your Project Book.
Bylaws and Standing Rules
- Bylaws Rev. 6.2018
AEHC bylaws form the policy of the state organization. Each council and club must write their own bylaws and submit a copy to Melody Curtis at the state extension office, 2301 South University Ave., Little Rock, AR, 72204.
- Standing Rules rev 8.2018
Standing rules relate to the details of administration of AEHC.