Joan D Bailey

Associate Director
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Biography: Joan Bailey is currently employed at the University of South Florida (USF) as the Associate Director of USF Health Shared Services - Financial Aid. She has returned to USF after a five year break during which she was employed with St Petersburg College, Financial Assistant Services as an Assistant Director. As with many in the profession, her sojourn in the financial aid world began as a graduate assistant in the financial aid office at USF. Joan has served on her State Association (FASFAA) as the VP of Training, and currently the 2015-2016 President Elect; she has also served on her regional association (SASFAA) Board as the Global Issues Chair. Joan has also served as an Instructor at SASFAA New Aid Officer Summer Institute. She has also served on the NASFAA Training and Professional Development Committee and NASFAA Global Issues Task Force. Joan has also served as a panelist on multiple occasions for NASFAA webinars; she is a strong advocate for training and professional development.