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Hello from the Higher Education Advisory Team!

It's almost springtime. Hopefully, the weather has warmed up wherever you are.

We have two new members on the Higher Education Advisory Team (HEAT)—Benjamin Winston and Ashru Shah. Please read more about them below.

You will also find important information about HEAT at the upcoming NAPCP Annual Conference in Houston. If you will be attending, please join us for the Higher Education Meet & Greet on Monday, April 10, and for the Higher Education Hot Topics session on Wednesday, April 12. We will also have a table in the exhibit hall which we are sharing with the other user groups. Please stop by!

“Tales from the Compliance Side,” our next virtual roundtable, will address the all-important topics of audit and compliance. If you have any ideas or suggestions for our Wednesday, July 26, virtual roundtable, please let us know.

Hope to see you in Houston!

Sheila Gunby
Higher Education Advisory Team Member
Director, Public Sector Market Development

Higher Education Meet & Greet
Our favorite time of the year! Come and participate in conversations with those in your sector during this annual event. See you in Houston on Monday, April 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Room 340AB.

Upcoming Virtual Roundtable
In our ongoing effort to discuss the most popular topics in our industry, we have scheduled the next virtual roundtable event on Wednesday,March 29, titled "Tales from the Compliance Side." Please click here for details. Join Jason, Molly and Mary as they lead this lively discussion.

Join Us in Houston to Discuss the Latest Hot Topics!
Commercial Card professionals in higher education love to network. Lesley Lackore, Iowa State University, will facilitate the discussion of those hot topics near and dear to the higher education sector. Please click here for session details.

Welcome New Advisory Team Members!
Benjamin Winston of Stanford University and Ashru Shah of North Carolina State University have recently been selected to fill two open positions. The Team looks forward to adding their expertise to future endeavors. Welcome!

Meet the Higher Education Advisory Team (HEAT):

  • Karen Brookbanks, CPCP, C.P.M., CPPB, University of Arizona 
  • Denise Caissie, CPCP, GWCCM, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Donna Ginter, C.P.M., CPCP, CPPB, CPPO, George Washington University
  • Sheila Gunby, Mastercard
  • Alta Herndon, CPCP, University of Northern Colorado
  • Jason Hoo-Fatt, C.P.A., CPCP, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
  • Lesley Lackore, CPCP, Iowa State University
  • Theresa Loper, CPCP, University of Florida
  • Heather Miller, CPCP, Apollo Education Group
  • Dave Minier, J.P. Morgan & Chase Commercial Card
  • Ashru Shah, CPCP, North Carolina State University
  • Benjamin Winston, Stanford University

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