Conference Committee

2017 Conference

Greetings from the MASFAA Conference Committee! We are busy planning the 2017 MASFAA conference, which will be held at the Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center on November 14th and 15th. Please revisit this page later for further details.


2016 Conference

2008 Conference

2007 Conference

2003 Conference

2002 Conference


The purpose of the Committee is to plan the Annual Fall Conference for the MASFAA Membership


The Committee is co-chaired by individuals appointed by the President of MASFAA. The Committee is comprised of volunteer committee members that are representative of both the active and the associate membership as well as each institutional sector.

2016-2017 Objectives

1. Plan the overall conference format, program, activities and agenda that will attract both novice and seasoned members of the Association

2. Solicit session proposals from the MASFAA membership

3. Select and arrange an array of sessions and presentations that appeal to the MASFAA membership and support the Association’s strategic mission

4. Execute hotel arrangements and other provisions to support conference activities as necessary

5. Develop and execute a schedule a plan to publicize the conference through the newsletter and other sources

6. Coordinate the Annual Business meeting with the President of MASFAA.

7. Coordinate with the liaisons from the Technology and Membership Committees to conduct conference registration on-line via the MASFAA website

8. Prepare and make available the agenda book, name tags, and other conference materials

9. Coordinate the availability of session presentation materials on the MASFAA website

10. Solicit evaluation of the conference from participants and make recommendations for the future

11. Recommend conference fees

12. Develop a workplan and timeline for producing the conference in order to aid the work of current and future committees

Annual Committee Reports

2014-2015 Conference Committee Reports

2013-2014 Conference Committee Reports

2012-2013 Conference Committee Reports

2011-2012 Conference Committee Reports

2010-2011 Conference Committee Reports

Committee Members:

Alexis  Guay
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Shannon Eagan
Bentley University
Amy Belina
Holyoke Community College
Brendan Leahey
Wellesley College
Jennifer Miller Dudley
Wells Fargo -Education Finance
Denise Zarlengo
Springfield Technical Community College
Colleen King
Stacey Downing
Mount Holyoke College
Nykolett Wilkey
Wellesley College
Jennifer English
Worcester State University
Rob Tosh
American Student Assistance