Postsecondary Board Info

Mississippi Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board

About the Board

The Mississippi Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board (Postsecondary Board), established pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. § 37-106-9, is a nine-member board with authority over all the state’s student financial aid programs, which include undergraduate and graduate grant and forgivable loan programs. Public, private, two-year and four-year college students may receive funds through our programs.

Members of the Postsecondary Board

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Meetings of the Postsecondary Board

Scheduled:

December 2021 (Subject to Call)

Previous:

Regular Meeting and Strategic Planning Meeting: October 12, 2021, 10:30 a.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Regular Meeting Minutes
Meeting Recording with Video (Meeting begins at 11:00; Strategic Planning Discussion begins at 27:35)
Strategic Planning Meeting Minutes
Strategic Planning Meeting Advisory Committee PowerPoint
Strategic Planning Meeting Excel Data Analysis:
2019-20 Actual Recipients and Amounts under the Current Programs *
2019-20 Projected Recipients and Amounts under the Mississippi One Grant *
Comparison of the Recipients and Amounts under the Current Programs and Mississippi One Grant *
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June 23, 2021, 10:30 a.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
DRAFT Minutes

April 21, 2021, 9:00 a.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Minutes
Strategic Planning Advisory Committee Presentation

Strategic Planning Meeting 4: February 15, 2021, 1:00 p.m.
Meeting Notice
Agenda
DRAFT Minutes

January 13, 2021, 9:00 a.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book and Exhibit 1 – FY 2020 Annual Report
Minutes

Called Strategic Planning Meeting 3: December 17, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
Meeting Notice
Agenda
Exhibit 1: Strategic Planning Summary Information
Exhibit 2: Strategic Planning Data (Multi-Tab Spreadsheet)
Exhibit 3: One-Grant Proposal
Exhibit 4: One-Grant Proposal Matrix
Strategic Planning Meeting 3 Minutes

September 24, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
Regular Meeting and Called Strategic Planning Meeting 2
Meeting Notice
Regular Meeting Minutes
Strategic Planning Meeting 2 Minutes

July 1, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Minutes

May 21, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Minutes, Exhibit 1 – PowerPoint, Exhibit 2 – ACT Superscore Report

Called: March 27, 2020, 9:00 a.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Minutes

Called Strategic Planning Meeting 1:  February 12, 2020, 2:00 p.m
Meeting Notice
Agenda
Strategic Planning Meeting 1 Minutes

January 16, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Minutes

CANCELLED: December 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m. (Subject to Call)

September 17, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Minutes

June 26, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Minutes

April 11, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Minutes

CALLED: January 16, 2019
Board Book
Minutes

CANCELLED: December 2018

Date: September 17, 2018
Meeting Notice
Board Book
Minutes

CALLED:  July 9, 2018
Board Book
Minutes

CALLED: April 23, 2018
Board Book
Minutes

CALLED: January 8, 2018
Minutes

Date: September 25, 2017
Board Book
Minutes

Date: June 19, 2017
Board Book
Minutes

Date: April 25, 2017
Board Book
Minutes

Date: March 20, 2017
Board Book
Minutes

Date: December 16, 2016
Board Book
Minutes

Date: September 19, 2016
Board Book
Minutes

Date: July 18, 2016
Board Book
Minutes

Date: June 20, 2016
Board Book
Minutes

Date: June 1, 2016
Board Book
Minutes

Date: March 21, 2016
Board Book
Minutes

Date: December 7, 2015
Board Book
Minutes

Date: September 21, 2015
Board Book
Minutes

Date: June 15, 2015
Board Book
Minutes

Date: March 11, 2015
Board Book
Minutes

Members of the Postsecondary Board

Voting Members

Debbi Braswell
Director of Financial Aid, Belhaven University
Board Position: MAICU Institutional Representative
Term Ends: 2023

Dr. Ben Burnett
Dean, School of Education, William Carey University
Board Position: MAICU Association Representative
Term Ends: 2024

Dr. Steven Cunningham
Diagnostic Radiologist, Comprehensive Radiology Services, PLLC
Board Position: IHL Board Representative
Term Ends: 2022

Barney Daly
President, North Metro, Trustmark National Bank
Board Position: Lt. Governor’s Representative
Term Ends: 2022

Dr. Tyrone Jackson
President, Mississippi Delta Community College
Board Position: MCCB Institutional Representative
Term Ends: 2024

Dr. Mark Keenum
President, Mississippi State University
Board Position: IHL Institutional Representative
Term Ends: 2021

Dolly Marascalco
Retired Business Owner
Board Position: MCCB Board Representative
Term Ends: 2021

Sharon Ross
Retired
Board Position: Governor’s Representative
Term Ends: 2023

Dr. Jim Turcotte, 2020-2021 Chairman
VP of Enrollment Management, Mississippi College
Board Position: Governor’s Representative
Term Ends: 2020

Advisory Members

Rep. Mac Huddleston
Chair, House Universities and Colleges Committee
Board Position: Advisor

Sen. Rita Parks
Chair, Senate Universities and Colleges Committee
Board Position: Advisor

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