Leadership

Current Leadership (sorted alphabetically, followed by position and/or committee assignment)
Executive Board | Committees | Leadership Archives

Executive Board 

The Executive Council is composed of elected officers of the Association and performs the functions of the Association between meetings of the membership. These functions include assisting with the planning and execution of Association activities, allocating Association resources to those activities, authorizing and monitoring Association expenditures, determining Association policies and procedures, and discussing issues related to the work of the Association. The elected officers that sit on the Council are the President, Immediate Past President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Treasurer-Elect (every other year), and Segmental Vice-Presidents for Public Four Year institutions, Private (Independent) institutions, Community Colleges, and Proprietary schools. The Executive Council generally meets quarterly between June 1 and the following May 31.

 

Anastacia DillonAnastacia M Dillon, President-Elect

Director
Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 768-7090
Fax: (503) 768-7074
Email: [email protected] 

 

 

Brian HultgrenBrian Hultgren, President-Elect

Associate Director
Office of Financial Aid
Oregon State University
218 Kerr Administration Building
Corvallis, OR 97331-2120
Phone: 541-737-0778

Email: [email protected]

 

 

Mark DiestlerMark Diestler, Past President

Senior Associate Director
University of Oregon
1278 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-8945
Email: [email protected]

 

Kate HoeraufKate M. Hoerauf, Vice President - Community College

Coordinator
Financial Aid Office
Chemeketa Community College
Phone: 503-399-2515
Email: [email protected]

 

 

Kathryn StoneKathryn Stone, B.A., Vice President - Proprietary Schools

Director of Student Financial Services
American College of Healthcare Sciences
Phone: 503-244-0726 x 101

 

 

Debie O'DeaDebbie K. O'Dea, Vice President - Public 4 Year

Financial Aid Counselor
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: 541-552-8294
Email: [email protected]

 

 

Heather Hall LewisHeather B. Hall Lewis, EdD, Vice President - Private 4 Year

Associate Director of Financial Aid
University of Portland
Waldschmidt Hall 125 | MSC 166
5000 N Willamette Blvd | Portland, OR  97203
Phone: 503-943-7311
Email: [email protected]

 

Ashley ColemanAshley J Coleman, Secretary

Assistant Director of Financial Aid
University of Oregon
1278 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-1158
Email: [email protected]

 

 

Russell SeidelmanRussell Seidelman, Treasurer

Assistant Director
University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.
Portland, OR 97203
Phone: (503) 943-7311   Ext: x8177
Fax: (503) 943-7508
Email: [email protected] 



Committees Annual Conference

The Annual Conference Committee plans the Annual Conference usually held in late January or early February. Planning begins one year before the conference with the President's announcement during the Annual Conference of the committee chair and/or co-chair. This committee is typically the largest, having 10 to 15 members.



Shauna HarperShauna E Harper, Co-Chair

Financial Aid & Scholarship Counselor
University of Oregon
1278 University of Oregon
260 Oregon Hall
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-9138
Email: [email protected] 




Carlos VillarroelCarlos A Villarroel, Co-Chair

Associate Director of Financial Aid
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Ave. 
Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (971) 722-8096
Email: [email protected]
 



Jessica KellyJessica Kelly, Co-Chair

Assistant Director
Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Boulevard
Portland, OR 97202
Phone: 503-777-7223
Email: [email protected]



Committee Members:




Archives

The Archives Committee keeps historical records of OASFAA including lists of past officers, committee chairs and members and award winners. Significant memorabilia, including documents, photos and trinkets may be stored by the Archives Committee for purposes of documenting the history of OASFAA. Additionally, this committee helps keep track of the property owned by OASFAA.



Elisa  LaisElisa R Lais, Co-Chair

Financial Aid Advisor
Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405
Phone: (541) 463-5346
Email: [email protected]




Lloyd MuellerLloyd M Mueller, Co-Chair

Director Of Financial Aid
Clatsop Community College
1651 Lexington Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone: (503) 338-2412
Email: [email protected]



Communications

The Communications Committee produces a bi-annual publication for the benefit of OASFAA's members and colleagues, containing news and information of relevance to participants in the financial aid industry throughout Oregon. An Editorial Board, consisting of the President, Past-President, President-Elect and other volunteers, consults with the Newsletter Editor routinely and reviews each issue prior to publication. The Editor communicates with the membership regarding the Newsletter, encourages news submissions, tracks usage and placement of advertising, communicates with elected Officers and other Chairpersons regarding events and programs, invites advice and opinions from the Editorial Board, recruits volunteers, and reports to the EC regularly on the goals and achievements of the Communications Committee.



Kim LambornKim Lamborn, M.S.Ed. Co-Chair

Director of Financial Aid
University of Western States
2900 NE 132nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97230
503-251-5798
Email: [email protected]





Anna Hitchcock Anna M Hitchcock, Co-Chair

Assistant Director
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR 97211
Phone: (888) 628-2752   Ext: 302
Email: [email protected]




Committee Members:





Equity and Inclusion Action 

The Equity & Inclusion Committee is charged with incorporating equity and inclusion into all aspects of OASFAA. The committee is responsible for identifying and providing equity and inclusion resources to members in support of professional development, outreach, and to address issues in the field. The committee will work closely with the OASFAA Training, Conference, and Communications committees to ensure that equity, diversity, and inclusion related training and resources are incorporated into OASFAA. The President nominates the chair of the committee to the Executive Council for approval. Planning begins with the President's announcement during the Annual Conference of the committee chair and/or co-chair.



Araceli CruzAraceli Cruz, Co-Chair

Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Sub Directora de Ayuda Financiera
Lewis and Clark College
Phone: 503-768-7096

Email: [email protected]




Committee Members:




Fund Development 

The Fund Development Chair (or co-chairs) develops and maintains relationships with members of the lending community and other financial aid-related businesses active in Oregon to attract funding and encourage their participation in Association activities. The Fund Development Chair coordinates the receipt of funds according to the Fund Development pledge levels and fiscal calendar. The Fund Development Chair is also responsible for working with the Annual Conference Committee on the vendor area and table set-up.



Suzie PetersenSuzie Petersen, Chair

Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Oregon Institute of Technology
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Phone: (541) 885-1280
Fax: (541) 885-1024
Email: [email protected]




FA 101/201

The Financial Aid 101/201 Committee plans the Financial Aid 101/201 training held annually or semi-annually if interest warrants, which is defined as having 10 or more people register. Planning begins with the President's announcement during the Annual Conference of the committee chair and/or co-chair.



Mary McGlothlanMary McGlothlan, Co-Chair

Assistant Vice President of Financial Aid
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman
Portland, OR 97211
Phone: (503) 280-8613
Fax: (503) 280-8661
Email: [email protected]






Ryan WestRyan M West, Co-Chair

Director of Financial Aid & Veterans
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-2511
Fax: (503) 399-5528
Email: [email protected]




Committee Members:





High School Counselor Training

This committee serves as a resource for high school counselor training activities and provides training resources for other non-profit outreach activities. The Training Committee serves as a resource for standing OASFAA committees and chairs, identifying potential speakers, identifying and assessing training needs and developing ad-hoc training programs as needed.





Jennifer SatalinoJennifer S Satalino, Co-Chair

Director
The College Place-Oregon
4527 SW Coronado St
Portland, OR 97219
Phone: (503) 318-1521
Email: [email protected]





Molly WalshMolly Walsh, Co-Chair

Financial Aid Counselor
University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd
Portland, OR 97203
Phone: (503) 943-7384
Email: [email protected]


Committee Members:





Legislative 

The Legislative committee reviews federal and state regulatory issues, develops recommendations concerning possible Association responses to those issues, and presents these recommendations to the Executive Council. The President nominates the chair of the committee to the Executive Council for approval. Planning begins with the President's announcement during the Annual Conference of the committee chair and/or co-chair. The chair nominates committee members, who are then approved by a vote of the Executive Council.



Peter GossPeter Goss, Co-Chair

Portland Community College
Director of Financial Aid and Veterans Services
Phone: 971-722-4490

Email: [email protected]





Susan DeganSusan R Degen, Co-Chair

Manager, State Grants and Government Affairs
Office of Student Access and Completion
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: (541) 687-7400   Ext: 7451
Fax: (541) 687-7414
Email: [email protected]




Committee Members:





Membership 

The Membership Chair maintains and updates the database of Association members, and prepares and sends mailings as needed concerning membership issues. Duties include the collection of membership dues and forwarding these dues to the Treasurer. In addition, the Chair prepares lists and mailing labels when requested by the President or committee chairs.



Joanne LeijonJoanne Leijon, Chair

Financial Aid Counselor
Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116
Phone: (503) 352-2820
Email: [email protected]




Committee Members:

Joanne Leijon - Pacific University




Mentoring

The Mentoring Committee oversees the progress and activites of the Mentoring Program. Responsibilities of the committee include facilitating the design of OASFAA's Mentoring Program and identifying Mentoring Partners and connect them with Mentors during the Activity Year. Additional responsibilities include implementation of the mentoring program, based on accepted principles and effective examples for creating leadership development opportunities and fostering mentoring relationships and evaluating the effectiveness of the program and making recommendations for the future of the program.




Mary McGlothlanMary McGlothlan, Chair

Assistant Vice President of Financial Aid
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman
Portland, OR 97211
Phone: (503) 280-8613
Fax: (503) 280-8661
Email: [email protected]




Abril HuntAbril L Hunt, Co-Chair

Outreach Manager, National Trainings Educational Credit Management
504 SE 96th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98664
Phone: (808) 799-8230
Email: [email protected]




OSAC Liaison 

The OSAC Liaison is both an employee of the Commission and a member of the Association who attends meetings of the Executive Council, participates in the discussion of Association plans and activities, informs the Executive Council of Commission activities, and facilitates joint OASFAA/OSAC participation in various activities. The OSAC Liaison is appointed by the Executive Director of the Commission.

Susan DeganSusan R Degen, Liaison

Manager, State Grants and Government Affairs
Office of Student Access and Completion
1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: (541) 687-7400   Ext: 7451
Fax: (541) 687-7414
Email: [email protected]





 

Site Selection 

The Site Selection Committee has the responsibility to research sites for the annual conference across the state, visit the most likely candidates, and report back findings and recommendations to the Executive Council on a regular basis. Committee members will serve for at least a two year term, with members rotating out during different years so that there is continuity to the membership and goals. The chair of the committee is usually the past president. If asked the site selection committee could also research venues for summer drive in and OASFAA trainings.



Mark DiestlerMark Diestler, Co-Chair

Senior Associate Director
University of Oregon
1278 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-8945
Email: [email protected]

 

 


Committee Members:

 

 

Summer Drive In 

The Summer Drive-In Workshop Committee plans the Summer Drive-In Workshop, typically held in July or August. Planning begins with the President's announcement during the Annual Conference of the committee chair and/or co-chair. The chair or co-chairs select committee members, who are then approved by majority vote of the Executive Council.

 

Jacob LoganJacob H Logan, Co-Chair

Financial Aid Advisor
Oregon State University
218 Kerr Administration Bldg
Financial Aid
Corvallis, OR 97331-2120
Phone: (541) 737-2208
Email: [email protected]

 

Lauren PattersonLauren Patterson, Co-Chair

Director of Financial Services
Art Institute of Portland
1122 NW Davis Street
Portland, OR 97209
Phone: (503) 382-4783
Email: [email protected]

 

Committee Members:




Technology 

The Technology Committee is responsible for working with other committee chairs and Executive Council members to make sure the website information is current and accurate and for removing outdated/incorrect information. They are also responsible for communicating updates from other committees to the web servicer to update information in a timely manner or provide authorization for other OASFAA committee members to work with the web service liaison.

 

Abril HuntAbril L Hunt, Chair

Outreach Manager
Educational Credit Management
504 SE 96th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98664
Phone: (808) 799-8230
Email: [email protected]




 

Committee Members:





Vendor Liaison

The Vendor Liaison represents the vendor members of OASFAA. The Vendor Liaison is a non-voting member of Executive Council who voices the concerns and interests of the vendor members of OASFAA in helping to develop and revise Association policies and procedures. The Vendor Liaison also disseminates information about Executive Council activities to the vendor members. This is not an elected position, selected instead by vendor members to represent them, and serving in the same time frame as other electedofficials (from annual conference to annual conference).

 

Greg KerrGregory Kerr, Liaison

School Relations Director
Educational Credit Management
3126 NE 62nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97213
Phone: (503) 334-5024
Email: [email protected] 





Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator encourages membership involvement by communicating volunteer opportunities to the membership and coordinating the placement of volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator works closely with the President and Committee Chairs to anticipate volunteer needs for committees and events and match interested volunteers with a position that fits their skills and abilities. This position also participates in the First Timer/Newcomers' session at the annual conference.

Jessica KellyJessica Kelly, Co-Chair

Financial Aid Counselor
Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Boulevard
Portland, OR 97202
Phone: 503-777-7223
Email: [email protected]