Brenda Hicks, director of financial aid at Southwestern College, has been elected national chair for the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators for 2020-21. The organization provides professional development and services for financial aid administrators, advocates for public policies that increase student access and success, serves as a forum on student financial aid issues, and is committed to diversity throughout all activities. Hicks is a Humboldt native. She earned her bachelor of arts degree from Kansas State University and her master of arts degree from Wichita State University. She began working at Southwestern College in 1991 in the admission department. Since 2002 Hicks has been working in financial aid. She and her husband, Ross, live in Winfield and have two sons, Sam (20) and Isaac (17).

Source: VNC News