Officer Election Results


Results

The polls have closed, the votes counted, and the results confirmed!

It is my pleasure to announce that the 2018-2019 RMASFAA Officer Election results are now official.

Your new RMASFAA Board Members – who will assume duties at the annual conference in Fargo, ND this fall are:

  • President-Elect, James Broscheit, Montana State University – Bozeman (MT)
  • Vice President-Elect, Sheelu Surender, Wichita State University (KS)
  • Treasurer-Elect, Bethany Vincent, North Dakota State University (ND)
  • Secretary, Cristi Millard, Salt Lake Community College (UT)
  • Associate Member Delegate, Sara Edwards, Citizens Bank

Congratulations to all of our newly elected officers, and a special ‘Thank You’ to all of our candidates for stepping forward to run for office this year.

RMASFAA continues to be a strong and vital association due to our tremendous spirit of volunteerism.

Myra Pfannenstiel President Elect

Myra Pfannenstiel

2017-2018 RMASFAA President Elect
Chair, Nominations & Elections Committee

Vote before July 12!


Vote today

The RMASFAA ballot is open for voting privileges until July 12

If you are the voting member at your institution (and you have not cast your vote), please follow the instructions below to vote right away!

If you are NOT a voting member, please take a minute to provide input to your representative if he or she has not yet voted.

To vote go to:
http://www.rmasfaa.org/Vote/memGenElectIntro.html

Read the instructions carefully. You may only vote once and all votes are final.

To view a candidate’s general information, click on their name.  A new window will open.

If you experience any technical problems during this process, please contact support@rmasfaa.org.

2018-19 Officer Elections


Vote now

Greetings, RMASFAA!

It is with great pleasure that I inform you the 2018-2019 RMASFAA Officer Election is open!  Institutional voting members will soon be receiving an emailed link to review the election ballot and cast their institutional vote.  Since many of us are not voting members within the association, I wanted to share with you the outstanding roster of candidates who have graciously agreed to put their names forward for consideration:

President-Elect

  • James Broscheit, Director of Financial Aid, Montana State University – Bozeman (MT)
  • Kelli Engelhardt, Director of Financial Aid, University of Providence (MT)

Vice President-Elect

  • Joshua North, Director of Financial Aid, Highland Community College (KS)
  • Sheelu Surender, Director of Financial Aid, Wichita State University (KS)

Secretary

  • Lisa Gdowski, Director of Financial Aid, Central Community College (NE)
  • Cristi Millard, Director of Financial Aid, Salt Lake Community College (UT)

Treasurer-Elect

  • Bethany Vincent, One Stop Senior Associate, North Dakota State University (ND)
  • Merrill Worthington, Financial Aid Advisor, Snow College (UT)

Associate Member Delegate

  • Janet Dodson, Associate Director, Tuition Exchange (MD)
  • Sara Edwards, VP Account Executive, Citizens Bank (MA)

If you are the designated voting member at your institution, please take time to read over each candidate’s credentials contained within the ballot link you receive, seek input and feedback from other RMASFAA members in your office, and then cast your vote!  If for any reason you are unable to vote via the electronic ballot, please contact me directly for a hard-copy form at pfannenstielm@newmanu.edu.  If you are not the designated voting member at your institution, I encourage you to take a moment to share your thoughts with your designated voter – your opinions are important to the election process.  Voting is open for 30 calendar days and the verified results of the election will be announced within a week of ballot closing.

Join me in applauding each of the officer candidates for their willingness to volunteer time and considerable talent to RMASFAA service!  We have an incredible group of dedicated professionals here in the Rocky Mountain region.

Best to all,

Myra Pfannenstiel
2017-2018 RMASFAA President-Elect
Chair, Nominations & Elections Committee

Last Call for Nominations


3 Nominations

This is your final opportunity to nominate a colleague (or yourself) to run for a RMASFAA office. Nominations will be accepted through March 15, 2018, and candidates must be current members.

The following positions are open for nomination:

  • President-Elect
  • Vice President-Elect
  • Treasurer-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Associate Member Delegate

The elected candidates for the positions of President Elect, Secretary and Associate Member Delegate will serve on the Board of Directors in the 2018-2019 year (board year begins October 2018).

The online nomination form can be located by clicking on ‘Online Forms’, from the left side of our website homepage. You are also welcome to email a nomination directly to me at pfannenstielm@newmanu.edu.

Thank you!

Myra Pfannenstiel President Elect

Myra Pfannenstiel
RMASFAA President-Elect and Chair, Nominations & Elections Committee

Reminder: Nominations are open!


2 Nominations

Nominations are still being accepted for the next slate of RMASFAA Officers. This is your opportunity to nominate a colleague (or yourself) to run for a RMASFAA office.

The following positions are open for nomination:

  • President-Elect
  • Vice President-Elect
  • Treasurer-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Associate Member Delegate

 

 

 

Duties of each position are outlined within pages 9-13 of RMASFAA’s Policies and Procedures Manual. http://www.rmasfaa.org/docs/inside/governingdocs/PandP.pdf

Nominations will be accepted through March 15, 2018, and candidates must be current members.  The RMASFAA Election will be administered online, during the month of May.

The online nomination form if found by clicking on ‘Online Forms’, from the left side of our website homepage. You are also welcome to email a nomination directly to me at pfannenstielm@newmanu.edu. Thank you for your time today, please give some thought to which of your colleagues you would like to see on this year’s RMASFAA ballot – or consider nominating yourself! I look forward to hearing from you.

Myra Pfannenstiel President Elect

Myra Pfannenstiel
RMASFAA President-Elect and Chair, Nominations & Elections Committee

Nominations for RMASFAA Officers


1 Nominations

Good Morning RMASFAA!

Nominations are now being accepted for the next slate of RMASFAA Officers. This is your opportunity to nominate a colleague (or yourself) to run for a RMASFAA office. Your assistance in identifying RMASFAA members for these leadership positions is invaluable to our regional association and helps to ensure continued delivery of RMASFAA’s mission to our membership.

The following positions are open for nomination:

  • President-Elect
  • Vice President-Elect
  • Treasurer-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Associate Member Delegate

The elected candidates for the positions of President Elect, Secretary and Associate Member Delegate will serve on the Board of Directors in the 2018-2019 year (board year begins October 2018).

The Vice President-Elect serves concurrently as the Vice Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee (FAC), and automatically becomes Vice President and Chair of the FAC at the installation ceremonies to be held during the next annual meeting after the commencement of the term as Vice President-Elect. The Vice President-Elect is not a member of the Board of Directors nor Executive Council until their year as Vice President.

The Treasurer-Elect shall be mentored by the Treasurer and share responsibilities, with appropriate oversight. The Treasurer-Elect automatically becomes Treasurer at the installation ceremonies to be held during the next annual meeting after the commencement of the term as Treasurer-Elect. The Treasurer-Elect is not a member of the Board of Directors nor Executive Council until their year as Treasurer.

Duties of each position are outlined within pages 9-13 of RMASFAA’s Policies and Procedures Manual. http://www.rmasfaa.org/docs/inside/governingdocs/PandP.pdf

Nominations will be accepted through March 15, 2018, and candidates must be current members.  The RMASFAA Election will be administered online, during the month of May.

The online nomination form if found by clicking on ‘Online Forms’, from the left side of our website homepage. You are also welcome to email a nomination directly to me at pfannenstielm@newmanu.edu. Thank you for your time today, please give some thought to which of your colleagues you would like to see on this year’s RMASFAA ballot – or consider nominating yourself! I look forward to hearing from you.

Myra Pfannenstiel President Elect

 

Myra Pfannenstiel
RMASFAA President-Elect and Chair, Nominations & Elections Committee

Officer Election Results


The 2017-18 RMASFAA Officer Election results are now official. Your new Board Members who will assume duties at the annual conference in Wichita, KS this fall are:

President-Elect,  Myra Pfannenstiel, Newman University (KS)

Vice President-Elect, Laurie Weber, Minot State University (ND)

Treasurer-Elect, Jed Spencer, Weber State University (UT)

Secretary, Leslie Olsen, Carroll College (MT)

Associate Member Delegate, Pat McTee, American Indian College Fund

Congratulations to all of our newly elected officers, and a special thank you to all of our candidates for stepping forward to run for office this year.  RMASFAA continues to be a strong and vital association due to our tremendous spirit of volunteerism.

Ken Kocer

2016-17 RMASFAA President Elect
Chair, Nominations & Elections Committee

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