Committees

AASFAA Committees

Our committees are the framework of our association. Committee chairs and members are vital to our association and keep us moving forward to our mission. If you are interested in serving on a committee, please review the committee information below and complete the volunteer form.

Awards and Service Recognition

  The Awards and Service Recognition Committee is charged with recognition of AASFAA members who have provided service or made significant contributions toward the aims and ideals of the financial aid profession in the state.

Duties: Develops categories to meet the purpose of the committee. Solicits candidates and selects recipients (with Executive Council approval) for various awards for AASFAA, SWASFAA and NASFAA. Selects gifts/certificates for awardees to be presented at the annual conference.

Current categories are:

  • Arkansas Philo Brasher Emerging Leadership Award: recognized at AASFAA annual conference and the SWASFAA annual conference

  • Service Awards: Awarded to all individuals who are currently full or associate members of AASFAA and have 10,15, 20, and 25 or more years of service in the financial aid profession.

  • Retirement Recognition

  • Outstanding Service Award

  • Distinguished Service Award

Time commitment: light, two months prior to Spring and Fall Conference, works closely with Membership Chair/Committee

Current Chair:   Veronda Tatum, South Arkansas Community College   vtatum@southark.edu      (870) 864-7133

 

 

Bereavement

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Kevin Jumper
2018 Laura Lawrence

Spring Conference

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Kris Burford
2018 Radeanna Garcia

Corporate Exhibitor

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019  Will Smith
2018  Will Smith
2017  Will Smith

Electronic Initiatives

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Stacey Dunlap
2018 Stacey Dunlap, Quinton Morgan
2017 Stacey Dunlap, Camille Guess-Mitchell, Quinton Morgan

Fall Conference

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Kirsten Oesay
2018 Connie Riley, Becky Collins
2017 Veronda Tatum

Federal and State Issues

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Kris Burford
2018 Becky Collins
2017 Terry Finney

Finance

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Kirsten Cross
2018 Becky Hammett
2017 Lavonne Juhl

Financial Aid Awareness

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 April Herring
2018 April Herring
2017 April Herring

History

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Jay Simpson
2018 Jay Simpson
2017 Jay SImpson

Membership

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Amy Neathery
2018 Amy Neathery
2017 Amy Neathery

Mentor

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Mechell Watson
2018 Tenille Johnson
2017 Donna Cox

Nominations

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Vicky Walker
2018 Kirsten Cross
2017 Becky Hammet

Site Selection

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Vicky Walker
2018 Shelia McManus
2017 Shelia McManus

Strategic Planning

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Kirsten Cross
2018 Becky Hammet
2017 Lavonne Juhl

Training

Committee Chairs

Year Name
2019 Jennifer Williams
2018 Jennifer Williams
2017 Jennifer Williams