Member Professional Home Economists work in all areas of the public and private sectors. We utilize our specialized education and training to assist people in enhancing their daily lives.

The Professional Home Economists Act, passed in 1990 in the Manitoba Legislature, recognizes the right of qualified members to use the Professional Home Economist (PHEc) designation. This registered status provides for self-regulation via an established code of professional conduct.

As professionals we are:

  • committed to empowering individuals and families with the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a desirable quality of life.
  • educated and knowledgeable in such areas as:
    • nutrition
    • food production & preparation
    • clothing
    • child development
    • family resource and development
    • housing
    • consumer issues
    • family relationships

Reciprocity agreements have been established with the Alberta Human Ecology & Home Economics Association, New Brunswick Home Economics Association, and Ontario Home Economics Association. The agreements make it possible for the transfer of professional status if a MAHE member moves to one of these provinces or a member of one of these Associations moves to Manitoba.