MAFAA :: Minnesota Association of Financial Aid Administrators

Committees

Current Committees and Task Forces
Awards Committee

This committee shall be responsible for Association awards. The committee members would include the current sector representatives and the membership coordinator. The current president will serve as an ex-officio member of this committee. This committee will perform the duties and responsibilities as outlined in the established committee descriptions.

Conference Planning Committee

This committee is responsible for the Association’s conferences and will perform all of the necessary duties and responsibilities to provide the members with meaningful and productive conferences. This committee will perform the duties and responsibilities as outlined in the established committee description.

Business Partners

This committee is responsible for coordinating the solicitation of funds for the professional activities of the Association. This committee will perform the duties and responsibilities as outlined in the established committee description.

Financial Management / Executive Council

This committee shall be chaired by the President, and shall include the President-Elect, the Past President, the Vice President, the Treasurer, the Treasurer-Elect and the chair of the Corporate Support Committee. This committee shall assist the President in the preparation of an annual revenue and expenditure budget to be presented to the Executive Council for approval. They shall monitor the ongoing fiscal health of the Association throughout the year and recommend the most appropriate investments and financial strategies to the Executive Council.

Leadership / Masters

This committee is responsible for the Leadership Symposium and Masters Leadership Program. This committee will perform the duties and responsibilities as outlined in the established committee description.

MInnesota State Grant Task Force

This committee is responsible for creating new ideas to streatline the process of administering the Minnesota State Grant program.

Professional Development Committee

This committee is responsible for assessing the education and training needs of the Association. This committee will attempt to provide training opportunities and professional assistance through sponsorship of training workshops and conference interest sessions to Association members and other interested parties such as high school counselors and agency personnel. This committee will perform the duties and responsibilities as outlined in the established committee description.

Statement of Purpose

“The Minnesota Association of Financial Aid Administrators (MAFAA) is an association of professionals committed to the principle that no one should be denied access to higher education for financial reasons.”