Communications Committee

PURPOSE

To identify, develop, and support resources for financial aid professionals in the use of electronic media, and to edit and publish the Association’s online communications.

DUTIES
  • Maintain the CAPFAA website (including membership database) and listserv.
  • Determine appropriate content.
  • Solicit and edit articles from CAPFAA members.
  • Write content/articles as needed.
  • Upload content via content management application.
  • Oversee layout and organization.
  • Monitor and assess the training needs for increased use of electronic delivery of services.
  • Coordinate the training with the Training and Conference Committees; recommend appropriate sessions and presenters.
  • Provide effective technical assistance and information on a timely basis using an array of communications modes.
  • Produce mailing labels, membership rosters, etc. for Association purposes.
  • Prepare a budget for annual operations and account to the Treasurer for all expenditures with necessary supporting documentation.
MEMBERSHIP
  • Chair (or co-chairs): Appointed by the President.
  • Members: As necessary, selected by the chair with the approval of the President.
TENURE
  • One year, but may be re-appointed.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with and an interest in electronic media.
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL CONTACT
Current Committee Members

Chair

  • Kristin Hawley-Johnson – Sallie Mae

Members

  • Michelle Cochran – Albertus Magnus College
  • Kelly Matera – Albertus Magnus College
  • Stacey Musulin – CT Community Colleges, CSCU System
Past Membership

Committee Members (2015-2016)

Co-Chairs

  • Kelly Matera – Albertus Magnus College
  • Stacey Musulin – CT Community Colleges, CSCU System

Members

  • Michelle Cochran – Albertus Magnus College
  • Ashley Ruszczyk – Norwalk Community College
  • Nancy Wilder – Porter and Chester Institute
  • Tanya Tanaro – American Student Assistance (emeritus)

 

Committee Members (2014-2015)

Co-Chairs

  • Kelly Matera – Albertus Magnus College
  • Tanya Tanaro – American Student Assistance

Members

  • Michelle Cochran – Albertus Magnus College
  • Patti Iserman – Porter & Chester
  • Stacey Musulin – CT Community Colleges, CSCU System
  • Gloria Rivera – Goodwin College

 

Committee Members (2013-2014)

Co-Chairs

  • Kelly Matera – Albertus Magnus College
  • Tanya Tanaro – American Student Assistance

Members

  • Amie Aragones – Wesleyan University
  • Michael Amouzou – Manchester Community College
  • Michelle Cochran – Albertus Magnus College
  • Stacey Musulin – UCONN
  • Gloria Rivera – Goodwin College

 

Committee Members (2012-2013)

Chairs

  • Beth Baker – Saint Joseph College
  • Michelle Cochran – Albertus Magnus College

Members

  • Sarah Bedan – Albertus Magnus College
  • Sean O’Brien – University of Connecticut

 

Committee Members (2011-2012)

Chairs

  • Jim Kuhlen – Lifetime Member

Members

  • Jasmine Burgos – Albertus Magnus
  • Stacey Musulin – UConn
  • Sean O’Brien – UConn

 

Committee Members (2010-2011)

Co-Chairs

  • Erin Chiaro – Fairfield University
  • Amie Aragones  -Saint Joseph College

 

Committee Members (2008-2009)

Chair

  • Jim Kuhlen – CSLF

Members

  • Sylvie Hangen – Sacred Heart University
  • Steve Knapp – CSLF

 

Committee Members (2007-2008)

Co-Chairs

  • Jim Kuhlen – CSLF
  • Beth Baker – Trinity College

 

Committee Members (2006-2007)

Co-Chairs

  • Jim Kuhlen– CSLF

Members

  • Steve Knapp – CSLF
  • Vanessa Richmond – Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy

 

Committee Members (2005-2006)

Chairs

  • Jim Kulen – CSLF

 

Committee Members (2004-2005)

Co-Chairs

  • Jim Kuhlen – CSLF

Members

  • Steve Knapp – CSLF