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Alliance Executive Committee

Representing each WICHE state

The Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders is governed by an executive committee comprised of 16 individuals, with one selected from the members’ official representatives in each WICHE state and territory. This group has oversight responsibility for all of the activities of the Alliance. It meets face-to-face twice per year and otherwise by conference call as needed.

Evon Peter

Alliance Executive Committee, University of Alaska Fairbanks

ALASKA

Eric Leshinskie

Alliance Executive Committee, Maricopa Community Colleges

ARIZONA

Jose Fierro

Alliance Executive Committee, California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

CALIFORNIA

Landon Pirius

Alliance Executive Committee, Colorado Community College System

COLORADO

Debora Halbert

Alliance Executive Committee, University of Hawaii System

Lita Burns

Alliance Executive Committee, North Idaho College

IDAHO

Brock Tessman

Forum/Alliance Executive Committee, Montana University System

MONTANA

Marie Murgolo-Poore

Alliance Executive Committee, Truckee Meadows Community College

NEVADA

Douglas Murray

Alliance Executive Committee, New Mexico Military Institute

NEW MEXICO

Kaylyn Bondy

Alliance Executive Committee, Williston State College

NORTH DAKOTA

Patrick Crane

Alliance Executive Committee, Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission

OREGON

Michael Cartney

Alliance Executive Committee, Lake Area Technical Institute

SOUTH DAKOTA

Clifton Sanders

Alliance Executive Committee, Alliance Chair, ​Salt Lake Community College

UTAH

Carli Schiffner

Alliance Executive Committee, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

WASHINGTON

Kari Brown-Herbst

Alliance Executive Committee, Laramie County Community College

WYOMING