Meet your IASFAA Executive Council

2015-2016 IASFAA President – Kristi Fuller                                      Kristi

  • 20 years in FA, 2 as FWS, 8 at AIB and 10 at Drake University
  • Current title:  Assistant Director, Continuing Student Programs
  • Duties:  award continuing undergrad and professional pharmacy students, monitor Satisfactory Academic Progress, meet with and counsel students, special circumstances
  • Married to husband, Shane, for 20 years this August.  2 kids, Alex 14 and Allison 8
  • Grew up in Northwest Iowa in a little town of 600
  • Favorite TV show is The Big Bang Theory
  • Favorite part of FA – watching a student’s face change when they finally understand a financial aid concept or a part of the process
  • Least favorite part of FA –  students who procrastinate
  • IASFAA positions held: Chair, Professional Development, Program and Community Outreach.  Faculty for Leadership Symposium. Delegate, Vice-President, President-Elect and current President
  • Started in IASFAA by helping man a telephone for the FAFSA Hotline.  Met many people by helping out so joined the School Relations committee (no longer an active committee) the next year to begin work on my first IASFAA committee
  • Organized first IASFAA New Life Zone in 2007 that was held in Oskaloosa
  • Marched 7 ½ miles in wooden shoes at the 1993 Rose Bowl Parade (and no, Iowa was not in that bowl game!).  Was offered $150 from a tourist for my shoes, prior to the paradeIMG_0966
  • Hobbies – traveling with my family, sports (any kind, but especially my kids games!), reading
  • Church organist
  • Was catcher for my high school softball team
  • Favorite baseball team – Chicago Cubs (and yes, I’m hoping to see a World Series win in my lifetime!)


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