2000 In Memoriam
During the 44 years that he worked in adult and continuing education in Florida, Jim Fling was primarily concerned with public education. While working as State Director, he made a lasting contribution by designing a program that set a national precedent by funding Professors of Adult Education in universities across the state.
Eugene I. Johnson
For five years Dr. Johnson directed seminars on community organizations for the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He was associated with AEA/USA in various roles: as a participant in the First Annual Conference in San Diego, as Co-Chairman of the 1955 Conference in Cincinnati, as Vice President (1961-62) and member of the Executive Committee, and, finally, as Executive Director (1963-69), resigning to become Professor of Adult Education at the University of Georgia in Athens.