Training Committee

PURPOSE
  • To enhance the professional development of the membership.
  • To increase participation by the membership of the Association.
DUTIES
  • Recommend training topics for Council approval.
  • Prepare training curriculum and materials.
  • Schedule training sites and dates following CAPFAA activity policies.
  • Recruit trainers following CAPFAA speaker policies.  Develop and distribute training registration materials.
  • Set the meeting fee for non-members according to the cost of providing materials, site, refreshments, etc.
  • Collect registrations and forward receipts to the Treasurer.
  • Prepare a budget for annual operations, and recommend a meeting fee for Council approval.
  • Account to the Treasurer for all expenditures with necessary supporting documentation.
MEMBERSHIP
  • Chair: Vice President (Constitutionally mandated).
  • Co-Chairs: One or two co-chairs, selected by the Chair with the approval of the President.
  • Members: At least six committee members (additional as necessary), selected by the chair with the approval of the President.
TENURE
  • Chair corresponds to the term of office of the Vice President (normally a two year period). Co-chairs and committee members serve one year, but may be re-appointed.  One year, but may be re-appointed.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • The committee members should be a mix of experienced senior financial aid professionals who know the current issues confronting the profession and motivated newcomers who bring diversity, energy or special skills to the committee. Members should be selected state-wide and reflect sector diversity. Members should be selected with a variety of skills: e.g. printing, organizing, site selection and coordinating, curriculum development, training ability, etc.
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL CONTACT
CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Chair

  • Melissa Stephens – Western CT State University
PAST MEMBERSHIP

Committee Members (2015 – 2016)

Chair

  • Melissa Stephens – Western CT State University

 

 

Committee Members (2012-2013)

Co-Chairs

  • Jackie Outlaw – Wesleyan University
  • Morgan Pohorylo – Trinity College

Members

  • Maureen Fagen – Sallie Mae, Inc.
  • Kristin Hawley-Johnson – Sallie Mae, Inc.
  • Kerry Jacobs – Wells Fargo
  • Shannon Sarver – Wesleyan University

 

Committee Members (2011-2012)

Co-Chairs

  • Jackie Outlaw – Wesleyan University
  • Morgan Pohorylo – Trinity College

Members

  • Beth Baker – St. Joseph’s College
  • Kerry Jacob – Wells Fargo
  • Kristin Hawley-Johnson – Sallie Mae, Inc.
  • Larissa Urquilla – Manchester Community College

 

Committee Members (2010-2011)

Co-Chairs

  • Desiree Cameron – University of Bridgeport
  • Stacey Musulin – University of Connecticut

Members

  • Greg Ashford – Eastern CT State University
  • Beth Baker – St. Joseph’s College
  • Rebecca Cerbone – Albertus Magnus College
  • Jillian Diaz – Post University
  • Sheri Foster – Sacred Heart University
  • Kerry Jacobs – Wells Fargo
  • Flo Lacroix – Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing
  • Jeff Pietrangeli – Sacred Heart University
  • Ivette Rivera-Dreyer – Manchester CC
  • Lisa Savage – Post University
  • Peter Terebesi – Branford Hall Career Institute
  • James Young – University of Bridgeport

 

Committee Members (2008-2009)

Chair

  • Kathy Gailor – University of Bridgeport

Members

  • Emilsa Campos – North Haven Academy
  • Genna Coyne – Citigroup
  • Jackie Outlaw – Trinity College
  • Jason Kahn – CLC
  • Joe Martinkovic – ASA
  • Brian Maynard – Citizens
  • Michelle Cochron – Albertus Magnus
  • Pat Hickey – Goodwin College
  • Steve Podeszwa – USA Funds
  • Velma Walters – Ed Fund

 

Committee Members (2007-2008)

Co-Chairs

  • Kathy Gailor – University of Bridgeport
  • Joe Martinkovic – ASA

 

Committee Members (2006-2007)

Co-Chairs

  • Patricia Del Buono – St. Joseph’s College
  • Dan Dreves – Edfund

Members

  • Pat Hickey – Goodwin College
  • Amanda Cicciarella – Quinnipiac University
  • Kathy Gailor – University of Bridgeport
  • David Budkins – Citizens
  • Jackie Outlaw – CSLF
  • Jason Kahn – College Loan Corp
  • Joseph Martinkovic – ASA
  • Kerry Jacob – Wachovia Education Finance
  • Steve Knapp – CSLF
  • Jim Kuhlen – CSLF

 

Committee Members (2005-2006)

Chair

  • Patricia Del Buono – St. Joseph’s College

 

Committee Members (2004-2005)

Co-Chairs

  • Heather Hamilton – Quinnipiac University
  • Velma A. Walters – Charter Oak State College

Members

  • Bernie Shea – First Rate Marketing
  • Kerry Davis – Education Finance
  • Elizabeth Mongillo – Quinnipiac University
  • Valerie Parks – Albertus Magnus College
  • Bill Bufkins – Chase/Education First
  • Mark French – Nellie Mae
  • Joe Martinkovic – American Student Assistance
  • Patricia DelBuono – Teikyo Post University
  • Pat DeLucia – Gibbs College-Norwalk
  • Ann Playe – USA Funds Services
  • Jacqueline W. Outlaw – Wesleyan University
  • Dan Shields – Gibbs College
  • Dan Dreves – EDFUND
  • Erin McGrath – NESLA
  • Debra Eddy – Miller & Associates
  • Anne Traverso – Educaid/Wachovia