January 16, 2003


ITEM:  118-102-R0103               Appointments to the Student Loan Advisory Council; Montana Guaranteed Student Loan Program


THAT:                                       The Board of Regents of Higher Education appoints the following nominees to a three year term beginning January 1, 2003 and ending December 31, 2006, to the Student Loan Advisory Council:  Richard Franz, Financial Aid Director, Carroll College; Mike McKendrick, Regional Market Manager, U. S. Bank; and Lowell Wollitz, Client Services Director, SAF.


EXPLANATION:                        Montana Code Annotated, 2-15-1520, requires that the Board of Regents appoint a Student Loan Advisory Council to work with the Montana Guaranteed Student Loan Program.  The Council advises MGSLP on policies, rules and procedures, and assures that students, schools, and lenders are adequately served.