Janie Merchant has an extensive background in management and has worked in Financial Aid in the NMSU system for over 10 years. She started out as a Financial Aid Processor at Doña Ana Community College and also served there as a Financial Aid Advisor I and II and as Assistant Coordinator of Financial Aid. She started at NMSU in 2006 as Financial Aid Compliance and Quality Assurance Manager before becoming Associate Director then Interim Co-Director of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services. Janie holds a Bachelors of Family and Consumer Science.
Thanks to all who participated in the search process and who provided feedback in helping me with this decision. I anticipate that each of you will support Janie in this very important role!