The Task Force

The CCT Initiative was made up of the following leaders in the higher education space, as well as several members of the financial aid community:

Task Force Chair

  • Ted Mitchell, President, American Council on Education (ACE)

Task Force Association Members

  • Ted Mitchell President, American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Angel Perez CEO, National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
  • Justin Draeger President & CEO, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
  • Walter Bumphus President & CEO, American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
  • Charles Welch´╗┐ President & CEO, American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Barbara Snyder President, Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Mark Becker President, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)
  • Barbara Mistick President, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
  • Nancy Zimpher Executive Director, National Association of System Heads (NASH)
  • Robert Anderson President, State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) 

Task Force Subject Matter Experts & Technical Team

  • Scott Cline Vice President of Enrollment Management and Auxiliary Services, California College of the Arts
  • Alex DeLonis Assistant Vice President of Student Financial Services, Saint Louis University
  • Billie Jo Hamilton Associate Vice President for Enrollment Planning and Management, University of South Florida
  • Derek Kindle Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • JoEllen Price Dean of Financial Aid and Scholarships, San Jacinto College
  • Phillip Levine Professor of Economics, Wellesley College & Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research


  • Terry Hartle´╗┐ ACE Senior Fellow & CCT Senior Advisor 
  • Megan Walter NASFAA Policy Analyst & CCT Program Director