NASFAA Movers & Shakers

NASFAA members are always moving ahead, whether enhancing their skills in their current roles, accepting promotions or job changes, or discovering new pathways as retirees. Below are a few colleagues who made changes in their professional lives in 2020-21.

Have you changed jobs recently? Are you newly retired? Have you won an award, or started a new initiative on campus? Let NASFAA and your colleagues know about your career developments in 2020-21 by completing the "Movers and Shakers" form. We'll review your submission and then post your update below for all to see.

"Movers and Shakers" form

Job Changes & Promotions

  • August 3, 2020 - Marvin Smith, formerly executive director, student financial services at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, will be the executive director for the University of California, Los Angeles Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • July 20, 2020 - Erika Kampschnieder, currently the financial aid specialist at Mid-Plains Community College, will be the associate director of financial aid systems and processing at Metropolitan Community College.


  • July 10, 2020 - David Gelinas, director of financial aid at Davidson College, will retire in July after 40 years in financial aid.
  • July 1, 2020 - Ron Day, director of student financial aid at Kennesaw State University will retire after 30 years in financial aid. Ron served as the 2012-13 NASFAA National Chair and was a NASFAA 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award winner.  
  • July 1, 2020 - Dennis P. Levy, Ph.D., executive director of financial aid services at Moravian College, will retire after 32 years in financial aid, over 45 years total in higher education and public service. He looks forward to shared new adventures with Nancy, his beautiful wife of 46 years, and endless celebrations with grandchildren, family, friends, and good wine.

"Movers and Shakers" form  |  2019-20 Movers & Shakers

Publication Date: 7/2/2020

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