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Minnesota Association of Financial Aid Administrators 

Outreach and Early Awareness

This committee is responsible for establishing financial aid awareness throughout the state. We do this by organizing and volunteering at the National College Fair as well as work together with MOHE, Minnesota Goes to College, and high school counselors to coordinate volunteers for FAFSA completion/information events.

2022-23 Committee Members

Shelby Ketchmark - Co-Chair  Rasmussen University

Bao Yang - Co-Chair

  St. Paul College


What Are We Up To? 

If you are passionate about financial aid outreach and early awareness, the Outreach Committee is the place for you!

FAFSA Completion Event/Financial Aid Nights

One of the primary ways that MAFAA members serve our communities is to provide a professional presence at "Minnesota Goes to College" FAFSA completion events or high school financial aid nights.

High school counselors, prospective students, and their parents rely on the MAFAA community to help them navigate through the complicated financial aid process.

MAFAA members, please consider volunteering to serve at these events!

Financial Aid Nights

High School Counselors:

Host a Minnesota Goes to College Event

Request a MAFAA volunteer to present
at your school

Requests for volunteers are regularly sent to the MAFAA community. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Shelby Ketchmark or Bao Yang.

National College Fair

The Outreach committee coordinates the financial aid presence at the National College Fair. MAFAA members serve as financial aid resources at the counseling center booth and provide presentations on financial aid basics.

2022 National College Fair
October 5th and 6th
Minneapolis Convention Center

Resources for members

We provide materials on the website to assist MAFAA members in giving presentations on financial aid awareness and financial literacy. We welcome MAFAA members to share ideas for projects.

Additional Resources

Volunteers are welcome to use the following PowerPoint resources when presenting on behalf of MAFAA or at a Financial Aid Night. 

Financial Wellness PowerPoint

MAFAA Outreach PowerPoint

Join today!

If our committee sounds interesting to you we would love to have you join us! Please contact the committee chairs.
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