Southern    Association   of    Student  
          Financial   Aid   Administrators

2024-2025 SASFAA Executive Board

Leigh Ann Hussey, President

Assistant Vice President 
Enrollment & Financial Aid

University of West Georgia

1601 Maple Street

Carrollton, GA 30118

Phone: (678) 839-6421


Joan Bailey, President-Elect

Director of USF Health Financial Aid
University of South Florida
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd., MDC 42
Tampa, FL 33612

Phone: (813) 974-8961

Daniel T. Barkowitz, Past President

Assistant Vice President
Office of Student Financial Assistance & Student Employment
University of Miami

Whitten University Center
1306 Stanford Drive, Suite 2275
Coral Gables, FL  33146

Phone: (305) 284-2270


Katie Conrad, Vice President

Executive Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA

Phone: ( )


Nancy Ferguson, Secretary

Director of Student Financial Aid

University of Georgia
Office of Student Financial Aid
Holmes-Hunter Academic Bldg.
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: (706) 542-6147

Carolyn Sparks, Treasurer

Associate Vice President for Enrollment
Director of Financial Aid
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Phone: (864) 597-4162


Taylor Hilyer, Alabama State President

Director of Student Life
Alabama Community College System
135 South Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36104

Phone: (334) 293-4609

Kamia "Mia" Mwango, Florida State President

Senior Director of Financial Aid
Santa Fe College

3000 NW 83rd St.
Gainesville, FL 32606

Phone: (352) 641-0254

Emmilee Mitchell, Georgia State President              

Director of Student Financial Planning Operations
Mercer University

1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, GA 31207

Phone: (478) 301-2839

Robyn Sollberger, Kentucky State President

Director of Financial Aid
Campbellsville University
1 University Drive 
Campbellsvill, KY 42718

Phone: (270) 789-5013


Dr. LaShanda M Chamberlain, Mississippi State President

Director of Financial Aid 
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Harrison County Campus
2226 Switzer Road
Gulfport, MS  39507

Phone: (601) 897-3886

Lee Bray, North Carolina State President

Director of Financial Aid 

Pitt Community College

P.O. Drawer 7007

Greenville, NC 27858

Phone: (252) 493-7264

Dr. James W. Kellam, South Carolina State President

Associate Vice President for Student Financial Services
Converse University
580 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Phone: (864) 596-9035

Samantha Sullivan, Tennessee State President

Assistant Director of Financial Aid/Scholarships
Vanderbilt University
2309 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203

Phone: (615) 343-1420


Andrew Quinn, Virginia State President

Director of Financial Aid
Brightpoint Community College
13101 Route 1
Chester, VA 23831

Phone: (804) 594-1554 

Sarah Baumhoff, Budget and Finance

Director of Student Support

Kennesaw State University

585 Cobb Ave NW 
Room 1425, MD 0119 
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: (470) 578-7799


Leah Louallen, Conference Chair

Director of Compliance, Grants, and Scholarships

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

312 Rosa L. Parks Ave, 9th Floor

Nashville, TN 37243

Phone (615) 253-7478


Chansone Durden, Equity, Inclusion and Global Issues Co-Chair

Senior Manager Campus Partnerships

Earnest Private Student Loans

7421 Skipper Lane
Tallahassee, FL 32317

Phone: (850) 559-6779

Rodney Walton, Equity, Inclusion and Global Issues Co-Chair


Michelle Hemmer, Communications and Outreach Chair

Program Manager
North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority
3120 Poplarwood Court
Raleigh, NC 27604

Phone: (919) 248-4632

Kaitlyn Lambert, Electronic Services Chair

Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Laurel Ridge Community College
6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187

Phone: (540)347-8515


Rachelle Feldman, Legislative Relations Chair

Vice Provost, Enrollment 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

174 Country Club Rd

Campus Box 2200

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Phone: (919) 966-3992


Mark Messingschlager, Membership Chair

Director of Financial Aid

Thomas More University

333 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017

Phone: (859) 344-3506

Celena Tulloss, Site Selection Chair


Assistant Vice President and Executive Directory, Financial Aid and Scholarships
Auburn University
Mary Martin Hall
Auburn, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-6428

Biz Daniel, Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair 

Director of Relationship Strategy & Management
ELM Resources
193 Ellen Drive, 
Evington, VA 24550

Phone: (434) 532-5648

Chad Sartini, Sponsorship Committee Co-chair

Director of Financial Aid, Veteran Affairs, and Records
Virginia Western Community College
3094 Colonial Ave
Roanoke, VA 24015

Phone (540) 857-6495


Marian Dill, Association Governance Chair

Institutional Compliance Specialist
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave, 9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone ( ) 

Bill Ayers, Special Projects Chair (Partner Advisory Board)

Head of Campus Development College Ave Student Loans
Tampa, FL

Phone: (813) 833-0599

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