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2023 Participants

The 2023 cohort is comprised of 18 individuals representing 10 states. The positions held by the cohort include associate dean, associate vice provost or higher.

James Ahern

University of Wyoming

Estee Aiken

Universty of Montana Western

Jerry Anhorn

Idaho State University

Laurie Baefsky

University of Montana, Missoula

Darcy Briggs

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Russell Brodie

Red Rocks Community College

Leslie Durham

Boise State University

Amy Fuqua

Black Hills State University

Cynthia Hill

Idaho State University

Melanie Hulbert

University of Alaska Anchorage

Diane Kelly-Riley

University of Idaho

Alyssa Kiesow

Northern State University

Dave Mickey

California State University, Fullerton

Dawn Richardson

Portland State University

Molly Secor

Montana State University

Kim Weismann

Bismarck State College

Nicki Yackley-Franken

Lake Area Technical College

Ryan Zerr

University of North Dakota