Conference Committee

The conference committee is responsible for the planning and execution of all activities associated with the annual conference. The committee: 

  • Coordinates conference activities with the membership, training, finance, development, and government relations; 
  • Coordinates and negotiates contracts and agreements with the conference site; 
  • Solicits proposals to develop general and training sessions and secure speakers that appeal to the membership perspectives and experience levels; 
  • Reviews evaluations from prior year conference and collaborate with training and membership to assess interest and need for current conference offerings; 
  • Assists in the development of the conference budget and adhere to approved budget; 
  • Prepares a conference evaluation to collect feedback for the following year; 
  • Coordinates with the treasurer to ensure all expenditures are reported and reconciled; 
  • Provides a quarterly report of activities to the secretary and president prior to Council meetings and an annual report prior to the annual meeting; 
  • Completes other duties as identified.


  • Tyler Bergmeier (Co-Chair), Dartmouth College
  • Maureen Fagan, Sallie Mae
  • Nermina Jamak, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Kelsey Landry, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Julie Lawton, Cognition Financial
  • Rich Neilsen, NHHEAF


Volunteer Today!
Members are encouraged to participate in the association to ensure NHASFAA capitalizes on the collective knowledge of our membership to remain a leader in engaging, educating and empowering financial aid professionals in New Hampshire. 

To get involved, please send an email to [email protected] for additional information