FAPSC has standing committees that plan and organize a range of educational programs, events, and industry and professional development activities for our members. Must be a member of FAPSC to volunteer for a committee.  These committees will meet via conference and or in conjunction with the FAPSC quarterly board meetings.

Members interested in serving on one of the committees below can contact the FAPSC staff coordinator for more information or complete this form.


The Advocacy/Legislative Committee focuses on policy and higher education regulatory issues, with the objective of advancing career colleges and schools and their students.  Committee members help develop FAPSC' legislative agenda and make recommendations for action on all legislation affecting career colleges and schools. 

FAPSC staff coordinator: Curtis Austin

Member Services

The Member Services Committee is responsible for advancing and meeting the needs of member schools through on-going recruitment and retention initiatives. The committee is responsible for coordinating regional activities such as workshops, town hall meetings, and social events.  The committee also is responsible for the implementation and monitoring FAPSC Affinity Partnership Programs.

Chair: Mark Gutmann
Co-Chair: Audrey Kaplan
FAPSC staff coordinator: Wanda Minick

Public Relations

The Public Relations Committee is responsible for coordinating effective communication efforts to promote the private postsecondary career schools/colleges message and promote the value our members provide to student and the business community.

Chair: Mitch Talenfeld
FAPSC staff coordinator: Curtis Austin


Formed in May of 2011, this committee seeks ways to strengthen workforce development policies and relationships that will benefit students attending Florida’s career schools and colleges.

Chair: Nancy Rodriguez
FAPSC staff coordinator: Curtis Austin

Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges
150 South Monroe Street, Suite 303, Tallahassee, FL 32301
Telephone: 850-577-3139, Fax: 850-577-3133