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March, 2023

202302mar9:00 am2:00 pmFinancial Aid Advisory Committee (FAAC) Meeting9:00 am - 2:00 pm Event Type:Financial Aid Advisory Committee (FAAC)

Event Details


  1. Welcome, Introductions and Overview of Meeting- Rachelè Garrett, Chair
  2. Consideration of Approval of Minutes from the meeting held on Dec. 9, 2022- Rachelè Garrett, Chair
  3. Presentation: Diversity-D. Ingram, Associate Director, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  4. Presentation: Fall 2022 Student Financial Wellness Survey- Jeff Webster, Director of Research and Carla Fletcher, Senior Research Analyst, Trellis
  5. Update: Prior FAAC Business-DeChá Reid, Senior Director, THECB
  6. Update: External Relations- John Wyatt, Senior Director, THECB
  7. Update: THECB Financial Aid Strategic Priority- Charles Conterò-Puls, Assistant Commissioner, THECB
  8. Update: TASFA Subcommittee: House Bill 3 (FAFSA/TASFA Graduation Requirement) and House Bill 2140 (On-line TASFA); – Bridgette Ingram, Subcommittee Chair, Claudette Jenks, Director and Leah Smalley, Assistant Director, THECB
  9. Update: Data Collection Subcommittee- Dede Gonzales, Subcommittee Chair
  10. Update: Legislative Subcommittee- Arnold Trejo, Subcommittee Chair
  11. Update: Texas Association for State Financial Aid Administrators (TASFAA)-Dede Gonzales, TASFAA President
  12. Update: High School District- Lisa Schoenbrun, El Paso ISD; Shonna Norton, Wichita Falls ISD
  13. Update: Office of Student Financial Aid Programs- DeChá Reid, Senior Director, THECB
  14. Discussion Topic: Proposed Rules that Impact Financial Aid Programs – DeChà Reid, Senior Director,THECB
  15. Discussion Topic: 2024-25 FAFSA Delay-Rachelè Garrett, Chair
  16. Feedback for Future Meetings- Rachelè Garrett, Chair
  17. Adjournment- Rachelè Garrett, Chair

Meeting Materials

Agenda Packet



(Thursday) 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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