Team


WFRN Executive Office Staff

  • Jerry A. Jacobs, Executive Officer. Visit Jerry's Webpage
  • Kay Dowgun, Managing Director
  • Nancy Permsap: Assistant Director
Learn more about WFRN Staff here.


Current WFRN Officers 

  • Phyllis Moen: President (3 year term). The first 2 years (2015-2016) as President, the 3rd year as Past-President.
  • Ellen Ernst Kossek: Immediate Past-President; served as President 2013-2014.
  • Suzan Lewis: Vice President (2 year term)
  • Jennifer E. Swanberg: Secretary-Treasurer (2 year term)
  • Jerry A. Jacobs: Executive Officer 

Learn more about WFRN Officers  here.


WFRN Executive Committee 2016

  • Wendy Casper, Professor of Organizational Behavior, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Kathleen Christensen, Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • E. Jeffrey Hill, Associate Professor of Family Life, Brigham Young University
  • Erin Kelly, Professor in Work and Organization Studies, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University
  • Stephen Sweet, Professor of Sociology, Ithaca College
  • Tanja van der Lippe, Professor of Sociology of Households and Employment Relations,  Utrecht University

Learn more about the Executive Committee here.

More about Governance and Elections.


WFRN Committees

  • Committee to Connect Research, Policy, and Practice
  • Communications Committee
  • International Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Repository Committee

Lean more about WFRN's Committees here.

Nominating Committee for 2015 Elections

  • Jeffrey Hill, Brigham Young University, Chair
  • Naomi Gerstel, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Jeffrey Greenhaus, Drexel University
  • Gail Kinman, University of Bedfordshire, UK
  • Susan McHale, Pennsylvania State University

Previous Nominating Committees