|(a) Membership shall consist of financial aid personnel,
public school counselors, and other stakeholders who represent the
needs of interested students with responsibility of advising students
regarding financial aid.
(b) Membership on the committee shall include:
(1) at least two financial aid personnel representatives
from the following sectors of higher education: four-year public universities;
two-year colleges, and participating private or independent institutions
of higher education, all as defined by TEC §61.003;
(2) at least two representatives from public school
(3) at least one student representative from a public
school district who will serve as a non-voting member;
(4) at least one institution of higher education technical
representative with knowledge of the transfer of financial aid data;
(5) representatives of nonprofit organizations who
represent the needs of interested students with responsibility of
advising students regarding financial aid.
(c) Interested persons, such as the Texas Association
of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Council of Public University
Presidents and Chancellors, Texas Association of Community Colleges,
Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, and legislative and
governmental relations staff shall be regularly advised of committee
(d) The number of committee members shall not exceed
(e) Members of the committee shall select a chair,
who will be responsible for conducting meetings and conveying committee
recommendations to the board. A co-chair shall also be elected by
the committee to serve in the chair's stead as needed. The chair and
co-chair shall each serve a two-year term.
(f) Members shall each serve a three-year term and
may serve multiple terms.