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Alliance Members

Chief academic officer represents each member

Each member appoints an official representative to the Alliance. From the pool of official representatives in each WICHE state and territory, one is selected to serve on the 16-member Executive Committee as noted by an asterisk in the list below.

Members and Official Representatives

Official Representative Member
Paula Livingston Estrella Mountain Community College
Tom Nevill GateWay Community College
Dennis Mitchell Mesa Community College
Lorelei Konopka Glendale Community College
CJ Wurster Phoenix College
Amardeep Kahlon Paradise Valley Community College
Stephanie Polliard Scottsdale Community College
Susan Wood Eastern Arizona College
Bettina Celis* Maricopa Community Colleges
Bernice Portervint South Mountain Community College
Janelle Elias Rio Salado College
Deborah Hardy Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Official Representative Member
John Stanskas California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
Wei Zhou Cerritos College
Official Representative Member
David Oehler Aims Community College
Tina Garcia Community College of Denver
Rebecca Woulfe Front Range Community College
Deborah Coates Morgan Community College
Sam Soliman Northeastern Junior College
Bobby Pace Community College of Aurora
Jacquelyn Gaiters-Jordan Pikes Peak State College
Larry McLemore Lamar Community College
Lynette Bates Trinidad State Junior College
Rana Brown Otero Junior College
Quincy Rose-Sewell Pueblo Community College
Beverly Clark III Red Rocks Community College
Sarah Heath* Colorado Community College System
Cheryl Calhoun Arapahoe Community College
Keith Peterson Colorado Northwestern Community College
Official Representative Member
Susan Nishida Honolulu Community College
Kimberly Collins Hawai‘i Community College
Della Teraoka* University of Hawai‘i System
Melanie Wilson Windward Community College
Kahele Dukelow University of Hawai‘i Maui College
Frankie Harriss Kaua‘i Community College
Nawaʻa Napoleon Kapi‘olani Community College
Keala Chock Leeward Community College
Official Representative Member
Tiffany Seeley-Case College of Southern Idaho
Lori Barber College of Eastern Idaho
Denise Aberle-Cannata* College of Western Idaho
Lloyd Duman North Idaho College
Official Representative Member
Stephanie Erdmann Great Falls College MSU
Thomas Gallagher Missoula College UM
Angela DeWolf King* Montana University System
Vicki Trier City College at MSU Billings
Sandra Bauman Helena College
Stephanie Gray Gallatin College
Jennifer Brown MSU Northern
Chris Clouse Flathead Valley Community College
Rita Kratky Miles Community College
Suela Cela Dawson Community College
Angela McLean Bitterroot College
Johnny MacLean University of Montana, Western
Karen VanDaveer Highlands College
Official Representative Member
Jake Hinton-Rivera Great Basin College
Jeffrey Alexander* Truckee Meadows Community College
Official Representative Member
Orlando Griego* New Mexico Military Institute
Mark Cal New Mexico State University Alamogordo
Lisa Perez San Juan College
Official Representative Member
Kaylyn Bondy* Bismarck State College
Maren Furuseth and Wanda Meyer Williston State College
Official Representative Member
Donna Lewelling* Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission
Official Representative Member
Carol Grode-Hanks Mitchell Technical Institute
Tiffany Howe Western Dakota Technical Institute
Benjamin Valdez Southeast Technical Institute
Barb Kleinjan* Lake Area Technical College
Nick Wendell South Dakota Board of Technical Education
Official Representative Member
Jason Pickavance* Salt Lake Community College
Michael Austin Snow College
Official Representative Member
Thomas Broxson Clover Basin Technical College
Dante Leon Walla Walla Community College
Valerie Sundby* Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
Jaclyn Jacot Spokane Community College
Connie Smejkal Centralia College
Official Representative Member
Kari Brown-Herbst* Laramie County Community College
Roger Humphrey Eastern Wyoming College
Clifford Wittstruck Western Wyoming Community College