PacFAA's committee structure can vary year-to-year. Most committee chairs are appointed by the President.. If you are interested in volunteering for any of the committees,  please contact the committee chair.

Financial Aid Nights

PacFAA members share their knowledge of the financial aid application and programs with the community at-large. Presenters receive training during the month of Oct-Nov and are scheduled to offer Financial Aid Workshops at various high school and community locations from Nov-Jan.

Co-Chair: Shawn Domingo

Co-Chair: Frank Green


PacFAA members who volunteer on this committee would assist in coordinating workshops and training for PacFAA Members. Some of the tasks involved are: site location, media equipment, costs, registration, announcements, refreshments, etc. Other tasks may include: following up on membership suggestions for training opportunities with the Conference Committee and coordinating a calendar of training dates with electronic services.

Chair: Eli Jennings

PacFAA Conference

PacFAA members attend conferences to increase their knowledge and understanding of financial aid-related issues, as well as to network with fellow colleagues. PacFAA normally schedules at least one conference each year. Committee members assist in developing the program and theme, site selection, coordinate vendor sponsorship, registration, and hospitality services.

Conference Chair: To be determined

Program Chair: To be determined


PacFAA members who serve on this committee work with other committees and the council to develop funding resources. A budget plan is developed and approved by Executive Council at the beginning of each PacFAA year. Committee members develop a plan to seek out financial resources from potential donors to support programs and activities that PacFAA wants to achieve during the year.

Co-Chair: Kim Harada

Co-Chair: Sherrie Padilla


Solicit nominations for PacFAA awards in an effort to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to PacFAA or the financial aid profession. Recommend new awards for consideration by the Executive Council.

Chair: Shawn Domingo

Nominations & Elections

The purpose of the Nominations and Elections Committee is to recognize and seek qualified nominees for the elected leadership of PacFAA. 

Chair: Shawn Domingo


Conducts the annual membership drive, processes membership payments and maintains membership records. Maintains the membership webpage of the PacFAA website and provides newsletter/blog articles as requested by the Communications Chair.

Chair: Jannine Oyama


Provides members with regular communication on Association activities via the website, blog, newsletter, and social media outlets.

Co-Chair: Nani Munekata

Co-Chair: Troy Takahashi

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