Articulation Coordinating Committee - Statewide Residency Committee


Purpose

The purpose of the Statewide Residency Committee is to: 1) Review statutes and rules relating to residency for tuition purposes and make recommendations to the Articulation Coordinating Committee (ACC) for revisions; 2) Draft and revise statewide residency guidelines that provide further clarification of statute and rule; and 3) Provide technical assistance to the ACC, the Commissioner of Education, the State Board of Education, the Board of Governors, and the Legislature regarding state policies relating to residency for tuition purposes.

Committee Composition

The Statewide Residency Committee is composed of eight state university representatives, eight community college representatives, and two independent college or university (ICUF) representatives in the following positions:

The Statewide Residency Committee is composed of eight state university representatives, eight Florida College System institution representatives, two career and adult education representatives, and two independent college or university (ICUF) representatives in the following positions:

State Universities

  • Six (6) admissions or registration representatives;
  • One (1) vice president for student affairs or enrollment management or other relevant area; and
  • One (1) financial aid director.

Florida College System Institutions

  • Six (6) admissions or registration representatives;
  • One (1) vice president for student affairs or enrollment management or other relevant area; and
  • One (1) financial aid director.

Career and Technical Education

  • Two (2) career and technical education center directors

ICUF Colleges and Universities

  • One (1) vice president for student affairs or enrollment management or other relevant area; and
  • One (1) financial aid director.

Each representative will be appointed by the Chair of the ACC and serve for a term of three years. The terms of the representatives will be staggered; however, a representative may serve consecutive terms if re-appointed.

  • The State University Admissions and Registrars (A&R) organization will make recommendations to the ACC Chair regarding potential members to represent state universities.
  • The Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs for the State University System, Board of Governors, will make recommendations to the ACC Chair regarding potential vice presidents and financial aid directors to represent state universities.
  • The Florida Community College Registrars and Admissions Officers (FCCRAO) will make recommendations to the ACC chair regarding potential members to represent community colleges.
  • The Executive Vice Chancellor for the Division of Florida Colleges will make recommendations to the ACC Chair regarding potential vice presidents and financial aid directors to represent Florida College System institutions.
  • The Division of Career and Adult Education will make recommendations to the ACC Chair regarding potential members to represent career and adult education.
  • The Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF) will make recommendations to the ACC chair regarding potential members to represent independent colleges and universities.

The Statewide Residency Committee shall elect Co-chairs. One Co-chair will represent state universities and the other will represent community colleges. An individual may serve as Co-chair for consecutive terms, if re-elected.

2020 Membership

Eva Christensen
Director, Admissions and Records
St. Petersburg College
christensen.eva@spcollege.edu

Dr. Melinda Clark
Associate Vice President of Financial Aid
Saint Leo University
Melinda.Clark@saintleo.edu

Tanesha Davis
Registrar
Hillsborough Community College
ndavis5@hccfl.edu

Susan Desbrow
Registrar
Pensacola State College
sdesbrow@pensacolastate.edu

Hege Ferguson
Director of Admissions
Florida State University
hferguson@fsu.edu

Kimberly Frazier
Dean of Student Services
Lake County Schools
FrazierK@lake.k12.fl.us

David Garwood
Registrar
Palm Beach State College
garwoodd@palmbeachstate.edu

Alicia Girgull
Director, Office of Student Affairs
Atlantic Technical College
alicia.grigull@browardschools.com

Crystal Janasiewz
Associate Director, Enrollment Services
Florida Gateway College
crystal.janasiewicz@fgc.edu

Jay Lally
Associate Vice President,
Enrollment Management and Financial Aid
Florida Institute of Technology
jlally@fit.edu

Vanessa Merine
Director, Enrollment Operations
Florida International University
Vanessa.Merine@fiu.edu

Catherine Mund
Registrar
University of South Florida
cmund@usf.edu

Jennifer Murray
Assistant Director of Admissions
St. Johns River State College
jennifermurray@sjrstate.edu

Sandra Nelson
Registrar
Indian River State College
snelson@irsc.edu

Debra Reynolds
Director, Undergraduate Admissions
University of Central Florida
Debra.Reynolds@ucf.edu

Brian Scholten
Registrar
New College of Florida
bscholten@ncf.edu

Committee Operating Procedures

As a sub-committee of the Articulation Coordinating Committee (ACC), the Statewide Residency Committee shall meet at least once per year. Additional meetings may be called by the Co-chairs of the Committee or the ACC if necessary. Minutes for each meeting will be recorded and submitted to the ACC for the record. Staffing for the committee will consist of one person from the State University System of Florida, Board of Governors staff and one person from the Division of Community Colleges. An attorney shall serve as an ex-officio member to provide legal guidance as needed.