2022-2025 Strategic Plan
The Michigan Student Financial Aid Association (MSFAA) is driven by its mission statement and guiding principles. This strategic plan is intended to help further guide MSFAA through decisions and practice that support both the aforementioned. This Plan will reflect throughout, the mission of MSFAA through goals intended for implementation by the board over the next 3 years. This plan should be reviewed annually and discussed with each new Board of Directors on an annual basis so that all MSFAA leaders are guiding the association in support of the goals here contained. Decisions made by the board and MSFAA Committees should reflect and support the goals of this Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP).
The mission of the Association is to enhance student financial aid awareness, to promote student access to postsecondary education and to provide professional development opportunities for its members.
Long Range Strategic Plan responsibility
The Michigan Student Financial Aid Association views its membership to be an important asset to the community and to the State of Michigan. In respecting the individuality of each member, we are committed to maintain an open and inclusive environment at Association functions. It is important to MSFAA that its members participate in activities free from all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, weight, height, medical condition or disability.
Guiding Principles, Strategic Goals and Objectives
I: Outreach and Access: One of the core mission values is to promote student access to post-secondary education.
Objective: Cultivate relationships with student support partners in deliberate, sustained and innovative ways. MSFAA wants to create more intentional support with High School Counselors and/or other college access support representatives at high schools.Strategic Goals:
II. Professional Development:
Objective: Provide relevant, innovative and distinctive professional development opportunities.
III. Leadership Development:
Objective: Develop future leaders for the profession and association, regardless of years of experience in the profession.
IV. Diversity and Inclusion:
Objectives: Promote a culture of diversity and inclusion with intentionality around a leadership pipeline and in all trainings/events.
V. Effective Governance
Objective: Secure and sustain MSFAA’s future through effective governance.