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The Wisconsin Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators is a non-profit organization that provides support to financial aid administrators and other agencies involved in the administration of financial aid programs in Wisconsin’s postsecondary educational institutions. 


The WASFAA Blog contains updates from the WASFAA President, highlights committee activities and member profiles, and provides articles written by members and guests.

2015 WASFAA Election Results

Congratulations to the newly elected WASFAA Officers. We are so appreciative of all of those willing to run for WASFAA office.


Sue Minzlaff, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Sue has been a financial aid professional since 1986, first at Milwaukee School of Engineering and now at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has been a WASFAA member for 29 years. During that time she has been a Member-at-Large, WASFAA Secretary, and a Conference Planning Committee Co-Chair. She has been a member of State Issues Committee, Nominations Committee, Finance Committee, and Awards Committee. She is currently a Corporate Support Co-Chair. She has also been very active in MASFAA serving on Awards Committee, Donor Support Committee, Local Arrangements Committee and Summer Institute. She received the MASFAA State Leadership Award in 2009.

Patty Taylor, Lakeland College

Patty has 24 years of experience in Financial Aid, and has been Director of Financial Aid for 8 years. She has been a WASFAA member for 24 years. During that time she has been a College Goal Wisconsin presenter and volunteer, hosted and facilitated at Guidance Counselor Drive in Workshops, and served on the Spring 2015 Conference Committee.


Katie Kraemer, Marquette University

Katie is a graduate of the WASFAA Leadership Program and has served on a Conference Planning Committee and Membership Committee. Most recently she was a Conference Planning Co-Chair for the Fall 2014 Conference.





Kevin McShane, Herzing University

Kevin has been in financial aid for 15 years at Cardinal Stritch University, Bryant & Stratton College, and currently at Herzing University. He has served on several Conference Planning Committees and is currently on the Federal Issues Committee.

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Sherry Peplinski (formerly Nelson), UW Credit Union

Sherry has been in financial aid for 19 years, first at Great Lakes Educational Loan Services and currently at UW Credit Union. She has served on several Conference Planning Committees and the Loan Concerns Committee.

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