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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
Manuel Gomez Estrella Mountain Community College
Amy Diaz GateWay Community College
Lori Berquam Mesa Community College
Scott Schulz Glendale Community College
Doug Berry Phoenix College
Eric Leshinskie Paradise Valley Community College
Stephanie Fuji Scottsdale Community College
Susan Wood Eastern Arizona College
Diane Carrasco-Jaquez Arizona Western College
Eric Leshinskie* Maricopa Community Colleges
Clyne Namuo South Mountain Community College
Kate Smith Rio Salado College
William Guerriero Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Official Representative Member
Marty Alvarado* California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
Rick Miranda Cerritos College
Official Representative Member
Russ Rothamer Aims Community College
Ruthanne Orihuela Community College of Denver
Rebecca Woulfe Front Range Community College
Kathy Frisbie Morgan Community College
Linda Merkl Northeastern Junior College
Bobby Pace Community College of Aurora
Jacquelyn Gaiters-Jordan Pikes Peak Community College
Janet Steinkamp Lamar Community College
Lynette Bates Trinidad State Junior College
Rana Brown Otero Junior College
Todd Ecklund Pueblo Community College
Beverly Clark III Red Rocks Community College
Landon Pirius* Colorado Community College System
Josie Mills Arapahoe Community College
Keith Peterson Colorado Northwestern Community College
Official Representative Member
Susan Nishida Honolulu Community College
Melanie Wilson Hawaiʻi Community College
Erika Lacro* University of Hawaiʻi System
Charles Sasaki Windward Community College
Kahele Dukelow University of Hawaiʻi Maui College
Frankie Harriss Kauai Community College
Maria Bautista Kapiolani Community College
Keala Chock Leeward Community College
Official Representative Member
Todd Schwarz College of Southern Idaho
Lita Burns* North Idaho College
Official Representative Member
Susan Wolff Great Falls College MSU
Thomas Gallagher Missoula College UM
Brock Tessman* Montana University System
Vicki Trier City College at MSU Billings
Deborah Hedeen University of Montana Western
Sandra Bauman Helena College
Stephanie Gray Gallatin College
Neil Moisey MSU Northern
Chris Clouse Flathead Valley Community College
Rita Kratky Miles Community College
Scott Mickelsen Dawson Community College
Victoria Clark Bitterroot College
David Gurchiek Highlands College
Official Representative Member
Kyle Dalpe Western Nevada College
Jake Hinton-Rivera Great Basin College
Jeffrey Alexander* Truckee Meadows Community College
Official Representative Member
Douglas Murray* New Mexico Military Institute
Mark Cal New Mexico State University Alamogordo
Adrienne Forgette San Juan College
Official Representative Member
Kaylyn Bondy* Bismarck State College
Kimberli Wray Williston State College
Larry Brooks Dakota College at Bottineau
Official Representative Member
Patrick Crane* Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission
Official Representative Member
John Heemstra Mitchell Technical Institute
Tiffany Howe Western Dakota Technical Institute
Benjamin Valdez Southeast Technical Institute
Mike Cartney* Lake Area Technical Institute
Nick Wendell South Dakota Board of Technical Education
Official Representative Member
Clifton Sanders* Salt Lake Community College
Official Representative Member
Jim Brady Spokane Falls Community College
Carli Schiffner* Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
Suzanne Ames Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Joyce Hammer Centralia College
Official Representative Member
Kari Brown-Herbst* Laramie County Community College
Roger Humphrey Eastern Wyoming College
Clifford Wittstruck Western Wyoming Community College