NASFAA Policy Update and Annual Business Meeting


Date Recorded: May 25, 2021
Duration: 75 Minutes
Price: Free

NASFAA's 2021 Business Meeting will be conducted virtually, immediately preceding the Policy Webinar. NASFAA's Bylaws dictate that the association must meet annually for the purpose of transacting all business which may be brought before the membership. The meeting will include updates on NASFAA's financial status, governance and oversight, and diversity efforts; the gavel will also be passed to the new National Chair.

The NASFAA Policy Update will include the latest updates on what's happening in Washington related to student aid policy. The Policy Team will provide updates on COVID-19 relief, Higher Education reauthorization, student aid funding, regulatory action, and close with a question and answer session. 

Business Meeting Agenda

  • Welcome - Brenda Hicks
  • In Memoriam/Moment of Silence - Brenda Hicks
  • Virtual Conference Update - Brenda Hicks
  • Recognition - Brenda Hicks 
  • Diversity Officer's Report - Scott Skaro
  • CFAA Program Report - Kathy Bialk
  • NEC & ACG Reports - Paula Luff
  • Treasurer's Report, including Blue Icon Update - Keith Williams 
  • Outgoing Chair's Address - Brenda Hicks 
  • New Business - Brenda Hicks 
  • Adjourn - Brenda Hicks 
  • Policy Update - Justin Draeger, Megan Coval, and Karen McCarthy


Brenda Hicks Brenda Hicks
NASFAA National Chair
Southwestern College
Justin Draeger Justin Draeger
President & CEO
Paula Luff Paula Luff
NASFAA Past National Chair
Ball State University
Keith Williams Keith Williams
NASFAA Treasurer
Michigan State
Scott Skaro

Scott Skaro
NASFAA Diversity Chair
United Tribes Technical College

Kathy Bialk Kathy Bialk
NASFAA Certified Financial Aid Administrator® Program Commission Chair

University of Kentucky

Megan Coval Megan Coval
Vice President
Karen McCarthy Karen McCarthy
Director of Policy Analysis

Technical Requirements

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Certificate of Attendance

NASFAA provides a downloadable and printable certificate of attendance to webinar attendees. A certificate is available only to the individual who logs into the webinar console. If your institution holds a Value Plus-Level membership with NASFAA or has purchased NASFAA's webinar package, as long as you have made your payment for the 2020-21 fiscal year, you will be able to register independently for the webinar at no additional cost.

Certified Financial Aid Administrator® Recertification Points

If you are a certified financial aid administrator, this event is eligible for one Certified Financial Aid Administrator® Recertification Point (RP). After you view the webinar, upload your certificate of attendance to your Dashboard to receive credit for this event.

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