The mission of MASFAA is to serve and promote the financial aid needs and interests of students and postsecondary institutions; provide regional leadership in advancing financial aid knowledge and capabilities of members; and offer engagement, professional development, and leadership opportunities for members.
The Vision for MASFAA is to be the recognized leader in providing networking, professional development, resources, and engagement opportunities for financial aid administrators by leveraging its distinctive role as regional association to meet diverse member needs and foster professional collaborations.
Relevance: We value relevant, efficient, and effective training and professional development opportunities, as we continue to be challenged to do be efficient and effective with resources.
Diversity: Just as we traditionally value access to higher education for all, we also value a culture of diversity and access to MASFAA leadership opportunities for all regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, professional level or institution type.
Collegiality: We value collegiality and our shared mission of helping all students have access to higher education opportunities regardless of income or college choice.
Mentorship: We value the mentorship we have received from the experience of others and want to give back to the profession by providing mentorship to others.
Stewardship: We value cost-effective, prudent, and judicious governance of the resources invested in MASFAA programs and continually measure the value of MASFAA efforts and its impact on the membership.