Southern    Association   of    Student  
          Financial   Aid   Administrators

Proposed By-Laws Amendments, June 2018

Proposed changes were brought forward by the By-Laws review committee and approved by the board.  The changes now require approval of the membership to become final.  Below you will find the proposed changes.  The current wording of the section is provided, with changes highlighted in yellow.  The proposed wording follows, with changes in blue. 

Proposed Change 1:

Article III (a), (1) and (2)

Current wording:

ARTICLE III – PURPOSE

The purposes, for which the corporation is organized, subject to the limitation of Article XV, hereof, are to:

(a) promote the professional preparation, effectiveness, and association of:

(1) student financial aid administrators in postsecondary educational institutions, government agencies, and foundations and

(2) administrators of student loan programs in lending institutions, and other administrators of student financial aid programs;

(b) assist educational institutions, foundations, government agencies, lending institutions, and private and community organizations in promoting and developing effective programs pertinent to student financial aid;

(c) facilitate communication between educational institutions and sponsors of student aid funds through an exchange of ideas, information and experiences; and

(d) promote such systematic studies, cooperative experiments, conferences and other related activities as may be desirable or necessary to fulfill the above stated purposes.

Proposed new wording:

ARTICLE III – PURPOSE

The purposes, for which the corporation is organized, subject to the limitation of Article XV, hereof, are to:

(a) promote the professional preparation, effectiveness, and association of student financial aid administrators in postsecondary educational institutions, government agencies, foundations, and other administrators of student financial aid programs;

(b) assist educational institutions, foundations, government agencies, lending institutions, and private and community organizations in promoting and developing effective programs pertinent to student financial aid;

(c) facilitate communication between educational institutions and sponsors of student aid funds through an exchange of ideas, information and experiences; and

(d) promote such systematic studies, cooperative experiments, conferences and other related activities as may be desirable or necessary to fulfill the above stated purposes.

Proposed Change 2:

Article X section 2(b)

Current wording:

Section 2. The Board shall consist of the following:

(a) the president, vice president, president-elect, immediate past president, secretary, treasurer, and treasurer-elect.

(b) the chief executive officers, (state presidents) or their designated representatives, of the state financial aid associations in the nine states of the Association.

Proposed new wording:

Section 2. The Board shall consist of the following:

(a) the president, vice president, president-elect, immediate past president, secretary, treasurer, and treasurer-elect.

(b) The state president/chief executive officer of each state association within the SASFAA region or in their absence a designated representative. 


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