Kamesia House, executive director of scholarships and financial aid at Fayetteville State University, has been selected as president-elect for the N.C. Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. She will lead an executive board of 20 members and will sit on the Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators regional board, which serves Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. The organization provides training and professional development opportunities to the financial aid community, advocates on behalf of financial aid professionals, and strives to promote educational access and choice for students.
House began her career more than 30 years ago as a Federal Work Study student at Shaw University. After graduating, she was hired as an administrative assistant at Shaw focusing on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid process for the adult learner population. She later became a financial aid counselor and assistant director of financial aid at Shaw.
She later was the scholarship coordinator at North Carolina Central University and an assistant director of financial aid at North Carolina State University. She returned to Shaw as director of financial aid before moving to her current role at Fayetteville State, a position she has held for 13 years.