The Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (FASFAA) is a not-for-profit educational corporation comprised of over 700 financial aid professionals. These individuals represent all sectors of the financial aid community, including post-secondary institutions in Florida, lending institutions, state governmental agencies, loan servicing agencies, and other organizations that support financial aid administration.                                          

  

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A CALL TO SERVE! – Nominations for Elected Positions

What does it mean to serve FASFAA and its members? Are you ready to serve? Do you have the support it takes? Are you asking yourself these questions? If you are, that’s a good thing; it means you are on the right track to volunteering to serve in an elected position.

What does it mean to serve FASFAA and its members?

Serving FASFAA and its members means you are willing to give of your time, skills and knowledge. Do you possess the following: leadership skills, a drive to complete the tasks assigned, the ability to stick to deadlines and honor commitments, a drive to plan a successful event, the willingness to ask for help when needed? If you can answer yes, then you have what it takes to serve FASFAA as an elected officer.

 

Are you ready to serve?

Are you willing to dedicate your resources with the members of FASFAA for a term of 1 - 2 years? Do you like working with a group of like-minded individuals who enjoy giving back as much as you do? Are you a team player? If you are, then you are ready to serve.

 

Do you have the support it takes?

Now that you know what it means to serve and you have discovered you are ready to serve, it is important that you have the support you will need. Is your supervisor or your administration supportive of your involvement? Is your family supportive? You will need to have the commitment of support from both. You may need to have a day or two away from the office occasionally to attend in-person meetings. You may also need to participate in workshops, conference calls, etc.

Seeking Nominations

Nominate yourself or a peer to serve FASFAA on the 2019-2020 Executive board.  Send all nominations to the chair of the nominations committee: Daniel Barkowitz at [email protected].  

The following positions are available: (Primary Duties as follows)

  • President Elect: This position requires a three-year commitment, first as the president elect, the second year as the president and the final year as the immediate past president.

Duties:

1)      Presides at all meetings in the absence of the President

2)      Prepares a proposed Association budget for the ensuing year as President

3)      Responsible for selecting the chairperson of the conference committee for the annual conference during their year as President

4)      Chairs the nomination and election committee

5)      Performs all duties as designated by the President or required by the Association 

 

  • Secretary: This position requires a two-year commitment.

Duties:

1)      Is the scribe of the Association who shall take or arrange to have taken, and keep in permanent form, the minutes of the Executive Board and of the Association.

2)      Is the custodian of its records (minutes, bylaws, and the policies & procedures manual)

3)      Keeps and updates the permanent file of all other official documents and materials (banners/awards/archives) and publications of the Association and/or Executive Board.

4)      Attends to the giving and serving of all notices required by the bylaws of the Association or at the discretion of the President.

 

  • Region Representative: Region 1, 3 and 5 positions will be vacant: This position requires a two-year commitment.

Duties:

1)      Serve on the Executive Board as voting members

2)      Attend all meetings of the Executive Board and shall hold and conduct regional meetings at the call of the Executive Board

3)      Responsible for coordinating the events of their regions, including planning training workshops, financial aid awareness week activities and representing the interest of members of their region on the executive board.

4)      Other Duties as assigned by Executive Board, Vice President, and President

The elections and nominations committee will be presenting the slate of candidates for approval to the current executive board in early spring. The approved slate of candidates will be presented to membership at least 25 days prior to the Annual Conference. Election closes during the conference and the results are announced on the final day of the conference. Nominations deadline is 2/28/2019.

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