2020-21 Volunteers

As the 2020-21 year comes to a close, we'd like to recognize all the important people who served the association this year. Our members are the lifeblood of our organization and we truly appreciate all the time, effort, thought, and energy all of our volunteer task force members have put in over the past year. Read on for the full list of 2020-21 task forces and their members and join us in thanking them for their service.

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2020-2021 Class of NASFAA's Diversity Leadership Program

Alex DeLonis, Wabash College, Member
Sharmain Lazard-Talbert, Southern University at Shreveport, Member
Mika Lim, Northeastern University, Member
Jayson Matlock, Southern Utah University, Member
Ernesto Nery, Merritt College, Member
Courtney Thompson, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Member

2020-21 Test Development Volunteers

Maureen Anderson, College of Central Florida, Member
James Broscheit, Montana State University, Member
Kathleen Brown, Saint Mary's College, Member
John Cage, University of Wisconsin - Platteville, Member
Aesha Engeldinger, DePaul University, Member
Gia Evans, University of Maryland Global Campus, Member
Nancy Ferguson, University of Georgia, Member
Robert Fishkind, Texas A&M University, Member
Michelle Flores, Dallas College, Member
Lisa Gdowski, Central Community College Columbus Campus, Member
Lauren Greider, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Member
Heather Hall Lewis, University of Portland, Member
Jayme Jarrett, Ohio Northern University, Member
Darcy Johnson, Emporia State University, Member
Melet Leafgreen, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Member
Karen Long-Trail, Texas Woman's University, Member
Salomon Medina, University of Houston University Park, Member
Kari Meyers, College of Western Idaho, Member
Melanie Rinehart, Seminole State College, Member
Joel Short, University of Notre Dame, Member
Renee Swift, Nazareth College of Rochester, Member

Advocacy Pipeline

Keyimani Alford, Madison Area Technical College, Member
Nick Anderson, Mitchell  Hamline School of Law, Member
Alisha Cederberg, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Member
Julia Delagarza, Eastern Michigan University, Member
Alex DeLonis, Wabash College, Member
Doug Hess, Purdue University Fort Wayne, Member
Jayme Jarrett, Ohio Northern University, Member
Melissa Lesiewicz, Mott Community College, Member
Gina Pirtle, Indiana University Northwest, Member
Christopher Pollard, The George Washington University, Member
John Stiles, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Member
Patty Taylor, Lakeland University, Member
Nasreen Zia, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Member

Association Governance Committee

Paula Luff, Ball State University, Chair
Scott Skaro, United Tribes Technical College, Diversity Officer
Brad Barnett, James Madison University, Member
Amy Cable, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Member
Ken Kocer, Mount Marty University, Member
Anthony Morrone, Nevada State College, Member
Samantha Veeder, University of Rochester, Member
Brenda Hicks, Southwestern College, National Chair
Brent Tener, Vanderbilt University, National Chair-Elect

Awards Committee 

Paula Luff, Ball State University, Chair
Bryan Erslan, The Ohio State University, Member
Lauren Jackson, Northwestern State University, Member
Marie Johnson, University of Vermont, Member
Emily Osborn, Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Member
James White, Gonzaga University, Member
Christal Williams, Johnson County Community College, Member
Brenda Hicks, Southwestern College, National Chair

Board of Directors 

Nancy Grant, Ilisagvik College, Commission Director
David Page, Dillard University, Commission Director
Christina Tangalakis, Glendale Community College, Commission Director
Marie Johnson, University of Vermont, EASFAA
Michelle Trame, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, MASFAA
Brenda Hicks, Southwestern College, National Chair
Brent Tener, Vanderbilt University, National Chair-Elect
Paula Luff, Ball State University, Past National Chair
Kristi Jovell, Middlebury College, Rep At Large (First-Year)
Emily Osborn, Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Rep At Large (First-Year)
Samantha Veeder, University of Rochester, Rep At Large (First-Year)
Brad Barnett, James Madison University, Rep At Large (Second-Year)
Zita Barree, Hampden-Sydney College, Rep At Large (Second-Year)
Denise Welch, Panola College, Rep At Large (Second-Year)
James Broscheit, Montana State University, RMASFAA
William Spiers, Tallahassee Community College, SASFAA
Mendy Schmerer, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, SWASFAA
Keith Williams, Michigan State University, Treasurer
Scott Cline, California College of the Arts, WASFAA

Board of Directors Observers 

Shawn Morrissey, University of Massachusetts Medical School, EASFAA
Chad Olson, Iowa State University, MASFAA
Christal Williams, Johnson County Community College, RMASFAA
Celena Tulloss, University of Tennessee, SASFAA
Amy Cable, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, SWASFAA
Anthony Morrone, Nevada State College, WASFAA

Certified Financial Aid Administrator® Program Commission 

Kathy Bialk, University of Kentucky, Chair
Daniel Barkowitz, Valencia College, Past Chair
Shannon Crossland, Texas Tech University, Chair-Elect
Philip Hawkins, The George Washington University Law School, Member
Elaine Robinson, Linn-Benton Community College, Member
Taina Savoit, McNeese State University, Member
Christina Tangalakis, Glendale Community College, Member
Beth Vollan, South Dakota State University, Member

Conference Program Task Force 

Ashley Munro, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Chair
Emily Osborn, Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Chair-Elect
David Page, Dillard University, Commission Director
Peter Hurley, University of Michigan, Member
Sylvia Martinez, Colorado State University, Member
Felisia Mitchell, Pasadena City College, Member
Christopher Pollard, The George Washington University, Member
Susan Stephenson, Eastern Wyoming College, member
April Tretter, Bellarmine University, Member

Diversity Leadership Program Mentors Group 

Scott Skaro, United Tribes Technical College, Chair
James Brooks, University of Oregon, Member
Marie Johnson, University of Vermont, Member
Sandra Neel, Spalding University, Member
Myra Pfannenstiel, Newman University, Member
JoEllen Price, Houston Community College, Member
Craig Slaughter, Kenyon College, Member

Diversity Officer 

Scott Skaro, United Tribes Technical College, Diversity Officer

Ethics Commission

S. Kay Lewis, University of Washington, Chair
Daniel Barkowitz, Valencia College, Member
Joseph Donlay, Colorado State University, Member
Angela Johnson, Troy University, Member
Mendy Schmerer, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Member
Denise Welch, Panola College, Member
Brenda Hicks, Southwestern College, National Chair
Brent Tener, Vanderbilt University, National Chair-Elect
Paula Luff, Ball State University, Past National Chair

Examining Implicit Bias in Financial Aid Policies and Procedures

Tarik Boyd, Norfolk State University, Chair
Christina Tangalakis, Glendale Community College, Commission Director
Michael Birchett, University of Kentucky, Member
April Chavez, Clovis Community College, Member
Andrea Damar, Maritime College (SUNY), Member
Brian Drabik, Northwestern University, Member
Lillian Simmons, Fielding Graduate University, Member
Heidi Stuckert, Colorado State University, Member

FAFSA Simplification Implementation Working Group 

Gail Holt, Amherst College, Chair
Whitney Asher, Barton Community College, Member
Michael Bennett, St. Petersburg College, Member
Alex DeLonis, Wabash College, Member
Rachelle Feldman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Member
Jennifer Horner, Eastern Connecticut State University, Member
Darcy Johnson, Emporia State University, Member
Mika Lim, Northeastern University, Member
Kimberly McCurdy, Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Postsecondary & Higher Education, Member
Denise Pena, San Francisco State University, Member
Consuela Perez, Southern Methodist University, Member
Patricia Scott, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Member
Susan Teerink, Marquette University, Member
James White, Gonzaga University, Member

Financial Affairs Committee

Keith Williams, Michigan State University, Chair
James Broscheit, Montana State University, Member
Rachelle Feldman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Member
Kristi Jovell, Middlebury College, Member
Ashley Munro, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Member
Arthur Young, The University of Arizona, Member
Brenda Hicks, Southwestern College, National Chair
Brent Tener, Vanderbilt University, National Chair-Elect
Paula Luff, Ball State University, Past National Chair
Kelly Morrissey, Community College of Rhode Island, Vice Chair

Grad/Professional Liaison 

Christopher Pollard, The George Washington University, Member

Leadership and Legislative Virtual Symposium 

Nancy Grant, Ilisagvik College, Commission Director
Derek Kindle, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Member
Sharon Oliver, North Carolina Central University, Member
Mary Sommers, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Member
Forrest Stuart, Lafayette College, Member

NASFAA Associate Advisory Board 

Cecelia Dwyer, College Ave Student Loans, Chair
Melissa Bassett, SoFi, Member
Joseph Garzillo, Sallie Mae, Member
Olga Kitkaeva, Jenzabar, Inc., Member
Deonna Koning, Discover Student Loans, Member
Michael Lubben, Inceptia, Member
Dena Pope, CampusLogic, Inc., Member
Damon Vangelis, Ocelot (with FATV), Member
Tim Young, Earnest, Member

Nominations & Elections Committee 

Paula Luff, Ball State University, Chair
Zita Barree, Hampden-Sydney College, Member
Larry Chambers, , Member
Scott Cline, California College of the Arts, Member
Karen Krause, University of Texas at Arlington, Member
Craig Slaughter, Kenyon College, Member
Brenda Hicks, Southwestern College, National Chair
Brent Tener, Vanderbilt University, National Chair-Elect

"Off The Cuff" Podcast Participants 

Ron Day, Kennesaw State University, Member
Rachelle Feldman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Member
Brenda Hicks, Southwestern College, Member
Craig Munier, U.S. Department of Education, Member
Christina Tangalakis, Glendale Community College, Member
James White, Gonzaga University, Member

Pell Restoration for Incarcerated Student Working Group 

Keyimani Alford, Madison Area Technical College, Member
Michael Budke, Chemeketa Community College, Member
Amy Cable, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Member
Marie Johnson, University of Vermont, Member
Kristi Jovell, Middlebury College, Member
Felipe Leal, Lee College, Member
Sheila Meiman, Raritan Valley Community College, Member
Shawn Morrissey, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Member
Steve Phillips, Nyack College, Member
William Spiers, Tallahassee Community College, Member

Policy Rapid Response Network Task Force 

Melissa Alicea, Valencia College West Campus, Member
Katherine Allen, University of Michigan - Dearborn, Member
Jeff Arthur, ECPI University, Member
Daniel Barkowitz, Valencia College, Member
Brad Barnett, James Madison University, Member
Zita Barree, Hampden-Sydney College, Member
Robert Bode, University of Wisconsin - River Falls, Member
Heather Boutell, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Member
James Brooks, University of Oregon, Member
James Broscheit, Montana State University, Member
Stephen Brown, Fordham University Lincoln Center, Member
Sarah Buell, Erie Community College, Member
Brenda Burke, Kent State University, Member
Amy Cable, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Member
Daniel Carlos, University of Idaho, Member
Aurie Clifford, Pima County Community College District Community Campus, Member
Scott Cline, California College of the Arts, Member
Amanda Cornelius, Northern Arizona University, Member
Robert Coughlin, Wesleyan University, Member
Shannon Crossland, Texas Tech University, Member
Lisa Davall, Georgia Military College, Member
Perry Diehm, Southern Nazarene University, Member
Marian Dill, Lee University, Member
Patricia Donahue, Binghamton University State University of New York, Member
Ryan Dulude, Community College of Vermont, Member
Bryan Erslan, The Ohio State University, Member
John Falleroni, Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit, Member
Rachelle Feldman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Member
Kiely Fletcher, University of Illinois at Chicago, Member
Adam Ghiloni, Tri-County Technical College, Member
Nancy Grant, Ilisagvik College, Member
Lauren Greider, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Member
Heather Hall Lewis, University of Portland, Member
Billie Jo Hamilton, University of South Florida, Member
Andrew Hammontree, Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Member
Brenda Hicks, Southwestern College, Member
Gail Holt, Amherst College, Member
Lauren Jackson, Northwestern State University, Member
Kim Jenerette, Cedarville University, Member
Marie Johnson, University of Vermont, Member
Kristi Jovell, Middlebury College, Member
Karen Krause, University of Texas at Arlington, Member
Wayne Kruger, St. Petersburg College, Member
Sara Lambie, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Member
Scott Lapinski, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Member
Melissa Lesiewicz, Mott Community College, Member
Howard Leslie, Berkeley College, Member
S. Kay Lewis, University of Washington, Member
Colleen Long, Buffalo State College, Member
Paula Luff, Ball State University, Member
Jennifer Martin, Johns Hopkins University, Member
Lisanne Masterson, Blue Ridge Community College, Member
Charles Mayfield, Northwest Missouri State University, Member
John McPherson, Ball State University, Member
Kari Meyers, College of Western Idaho, Member
Scott Miller, University of Virginia, Member
Jessica Minshull, American Public University System, Member
Shawn Morrissey, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Member
Anthony Morrone, Nevada State College, Member
Ashley Munro, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Member
Mary Nucciarone, University of Notre Dame, Member
Chad Olson, Iowa State University, Member
Emily Osborn, Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Member
David Page, Dillard University, Member
Consuela Perez, Southern Methodist University, Member
Lauren Pizzo, King University, Member
Amanda Prasuhn, University of California, Berkeley, Member
Patricia Reilly, Tufts University, Member
Kevin Roberts, Adtalem Global Education, Member
Mendy Schmerer, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Member
Emily Schuck, Marietta College, Member
David Sheridan, Columbia University in the City of New York, Member
Marvin Smith, University of California at Los Angeles, Member
Mary Sommers, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Member
William Spiers, Tallahassee Community College, Member
Diane Sprague, University of Texas at Austin, Member
Allison Staley, Purdue University, Member
Sonya Stein, Paul Smith's College, Member
Jennifer Stephens, Indiana University - University Student Services and Systems, Member
Simone Sutherland, Nova Southeastern University, Member
Christina Tangalakis, Glendale Community College, Member
Brent Tener, Vanderbilt University, Member
Michelle Trame, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Member
Alexandra Tubbs, University of Arkansas System EVersity, Member
Celena Tulloss, University of Tennessee, Member
Melissa Van Meter, Ohio University, Member
Lori Vedder, University of Michigan - Flint, Member
Samantha Veeder, University of Rochester, Member
Aaron Waldron, Santa Clara University, Member
Katy Weisenburger, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Member
Denise Welch, Panola College, Member
James White, Gonzaga University, Member
Angelika Williams, University of San Francisco, Member
Christal Williams, Johnson County Community College, Member
Keith Williams, Michigan State University, Member
Darlene Wilson, Loyola Marymount University, Member

Publications Editorial Board 

Maureen Amos, Northeastern Illinois University, Member
Amy Cable, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Member
Judith Cramer, Retired from Salem State University, Member
John Garcia, Michigan State University, Member
Sara Beth Holman, The College Board, Member
David Levy, The Evans Consulting Group, Inc., Member
Leslie Turner, Indiana University Southeast, Member

Selection Committee: Diversity Leadership Program 

Scott Skaro, United Tribes Technical College, Chair
Jennifer Bell, University of Oregon, Member
Barbara Bickett, DeVry University, Member
Isela Boehm, Johns Hopkins University, Member
Shannon Gallagher, Rhode Island School of Design, Member
Alicia Keaton, University of Central Florida, Member
Christopher Pollard, The George Washington University, Member
Bryan Terry, Arkansas State University, Member
Brenda Hicks, Southwestern College, National Chair
Brent Tener, Vanderbilt University, National Chair-Elect
Paula Luff, Ball State University, Past National Chair

State Advocacy Task Force 

Christina Tangalakis, Glendale Community College, Commission Director
Beth Armstrong, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Member
Daniel Barkowitz, Valencia College, Member
Bethany Bowman, Washington & Jefferson College, Member
James Broscheit, Montana State University, Member
John Falleroni, Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit, Member
Bronwyn Garrison, University of California, San Diego, Member
Colleen Long, Buffalo State College, Member
Melissa Sersland, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, Member
Zelotes Smith, Dominican University of California, Member

Under Resourced Schools Thought Force 

Andrew Hammontree, Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Chair
David Page, Dillard University, Commission Director
Mark Bandre, Bethany College, Member
Marie Johnson, University of Vermont, Member
Tevita Kale, Arizona State University, Member
Lisanne Masterson, Blue Ridge Community College, Member
Kelly Morrissey, Community College of Rhode Island, Member
Robert Muhammad, Howard University, Member
Gregory Thornburg, Ball State University, Member

 

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Publication Date: 5/25/2021


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