to Federal Issues Index
(Policies and Procedures, page 25)
Purpose: To collect and disseminate
information and opinions concerning federal legislation and regulations
to MASFAA members, to analyze possible options open to the Association
membership in the area of federal legislation and regulations, to
provide a mechanism by which the concerns of MASFAA members about
legislation and regulations may be channeled to the NASFAA and its
- Completes committee activities as directed by the President
as prescribed by the Executive Council. This includes submitting
a report for each Executive Council meeting, submitting a
year-end report for the annual conference, submitting articles
for the Newsletter and forwarding committee information to
the Archivist by December.
- Reports at least annually to the MASFAA membership on the
status of federal student financial aid legislation and regulations.
- Reports as needed to the membership and to the Executive
Council on important issues on the federal levels affecting
student financial aid within the MASFAA region. Works closely
with the Web Committee to place timely information on the
- Serves as a repository and source of data concerning background
information on topics relating to federal legislation and
regulations of interest to MASFAA members.
- Works with NASFAA representatives with regard to federal
issues of concern to the MASFAA membership.
||Chairperson: Appointed by the
President and approved by the Executive Council.
|Members: It is suggested that
the committee be comprised of the federal issues chairs from
each the member state associations.
Qualifications: Members with
a background and interest in federal legislation.