From the President

Member Services
Fed/State Issues

   updated 3.31.17

Welcome to the Iowa Association for Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA) website. IASFAA is a dynamic organization serving practitioners, users, and providers of postsecondary student financial aid programs. IASFAA is dedicated to fostering access and choice for students and promoting the ethical and effective administration of all programs providing financial aid assistance.

As a volunteer organization, IASFAA relies on the support of its members in offering training, networking and professional development opportunities. If you are not currently a member, please consider joining by completing an IASFAA Membership Application on the Member Services Tab. Once you are a member, an excellent way to maximize the value of your membership is to become involved in IASFAA activities. A wide range of opportunities allow tailoring participation according to your time and interests. Members support IASFAA in many capacities including volunteering to serve on or chair committees, presenting sessions at conferences, welcoming IASFAA newcomers, or organizing award presentations. To learn more about IASFAA's committees and to consider volunteering, go to the online Volunteer Form.

It is my honor and privilege to serve as IASFAA President for 2016-2017. I look forward to working with my fellow 2016-2017 Executive Council members as we continue to fulfill the mission and goals of the association. The coming year will be one of changes as we work through PPY and Early FAFSA. Our planning and programming is being developed with an eye toward preparing our membership for these challenges.

As we begin the year, I would like to thank all of you who said, "Yes", when I asked you to chair/co-chair or serve on a committee or run for office. IASFAA's strength is built upon the activism of its members and we could not accomplish all that we do without you!

Please feel free to contact me or any member of the Executive Council if you have suggestions, questions or concerns about how IASFAA can better serve you.

Chris Ditter
2016-17 IASFAA President

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