Certified Financial Aid Administrator® Program Commission - 2022-23

The Commission of the Certified Financial Aid Administrator® Program serves as the independent certifying body of NASFAA that awards the FAAC® designation, and sets policy and standards related to certification. The Commission adheres to the Commission Standing Rules and Policies and may reference the Commission Handbook. NASFAA members can read through the actions of the Commission in the approved meeting minutes.


Regional Representatives

Christina TangalakisCommission Chair, Western Representative        Christina Tangalakis, FAAC®
Glendale Comm. College
Jessica FlogaitesEastern
Jessica Flogaites, FAAC®
University of Pittsburgh

Craig SlaughterCommission Chair-Elect, Midwestern Representative
Craig Slaughter, FAAC®
Kenyon College

Elaine RobinsonRocky Mountain 
Nathan Buche, FAAC®
Hutchinson Community College

Shannon CrosslandCommission Past Chair, Southwest Representative
Shannon Crossland, FAAC®
Frank Phillips College

Kristopher HatcherSouthern
Kristopher Hatcher, FAAC®
Gulf Coast State College

Dana KellyFiscal Officer
Dana Kelly




Susan ShogrenProgram Manager
Susan Shogren,

Brian Drabik Brian Drabik, FAAC®
Northwestern University

Margot O'MearaCommission Secretary
Margot Manning, ICE-CCP

Susan Teerink

Susan Teerink, FAAC®
Marquette University

Public Representative


April BellApril Bell
National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP)



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