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As part of May’s Advocacy Pipeline, NASFAA hosted three members in Washington, D.C. for meetings on Capitol Hill. The participants — Laura Biechler from Bridgewater State University, Amy Staffier from Simmons University, and Daisha Holmes from Johnson County Community College — spoke to congressional staffers from Massachusetts and Kansas.
The best way to prepare for the certification exam? Use a two-part strategy: know what to expect, and review what you need to know. Now you can do both through NASFAA’s new Exam Preparation workshops and courses. Check the Events Calendar for authorized in-person workshops hosted by regional or state associations, or register now for one of NASFAA's new online courses. Join the first online course beginning Tuesday, July 11, 2023 or choose a later course. To register, you must have an approved application on file, so check your eligibility today and take advantage of the waived application fee to complete your application online.
Please join us in congratulating: Bob Voytek, previously the director of student financial aid and veteran services at Coconino Community College, who is now the director of business and educational partnerships in the office of economic mobility and social impact at Northern Arizona University; Dustin Zimmerman, previously the financial assistance and veterans affairs coordinator at Illinois Central College, who is now the associate director of financial aid at Carl Sandburg College; Shala Latorraca, previously the director of financial aid at Southwestern Christian University, who is now the director of financial aid at Oklahoma Wesleyan University; Chad Olson, FAAC®, who was promoted from director of financial aid operations to director of student financial aid at Iowa State University; and Alex DeLonis, FAAC®, who was promoted from director of financial aid to associate dean for enrollment management - director of financial aid at Wabash College. Alex is a current member of NASFAA's Board of Directors and was a participant in the 2020-21 Diversity Leadership Program Class. Celebrate your own career developments by completing the "Movers and Shakers" form to share the news with your colleagues.