The Daily Express

Owens Financial Aid Director Elected President of OASFAA

Your Success Starts Here Brian Paskvan, Financial Aid Director at Owens Community College, has been elected President of the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA). He will serve as the President until June 2002.

With nearly 650 members in Ohio including financial aid professionals and student loan representatives from the banking community, OASFAA was founded to ensure access to higher education through the promotion of financial aid awareness. The professional organization strives to offer financial aid resources to students, families and high school advisors.

As President of OASFAA, Paskvan will represent the state of Ohio on many issues regarding financial aid at the state, regional and national levels. His responsibilities include working with other financial aid associations including Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA) and National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).

"I am honored to serve the association as president and I am eager to work as an financial aid advocate in shaping the future of financial aid programs," Paskvan said.

Paskvan has been a member of OASFAA for nine years, serving as the organization's president in 1998-1999. He earned his bachelor's degree in operations management and a master's degree in human resource development from the University of Toledo in 1986 and 1997, respectively. Prior to serving as the College's Director of Financial Aid, he served as the assistant director in the financial aid offices at the University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University.

Paskvan and his wife, Becky, live in Bowling Green and have two children, Todd and Abby.



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