(by Aaron Steffens, MASFAA President)
Earlier this month, MASFAA hosted its annual Summer Institute and Leadership Symposium on the IUPUI Indianapolis campus. More than ninety attendees between the two groups converged to grow connections for success through various learning and networking opportunities throughout the week.
On behalf of the entire MASFAA board, I would like to thank the following individuals for their outstanding efforts in offering a successful program. The Leadership Symposium was led by Heidi Carl and instructors Keyimani Alford, Triena Bodart, and Pam Fowler. Summer Institute was co-chaired by Marvin Smith and Karla Weber and the faculty included Ryan Gebler, Brandon Huiner, Emily Janero, Chad Olson and Christine Passer. Delegate-At-Large Nick Prewett coordinated evening activities and provided support to both groups, while Lisa Chambers, Megan Johnson and Ginny Washington assisted with local logistics. It truly takes teamwork to make a great program!
Thanks to each of you for your contributions!
I would also like to express gratitude to each of the attendees and their institutions for participating in these programs. It is our hope that the knowledge gained through these programs will enhance the financial aid experiences of not only the attendees, but the students they serve.