WICHE Commissioners | Directory

Alaska << state profile

    • Susan
      Anderson
    • president/CEO
    • The CIRI Foundation
    • Anchorage
    • Stephanie
      Butler
    • executive director, Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
    • Juneau
    • James
      Johnsen
    • president
    • University of Alaska
    • Fairbanks

Arizona << state profile

    • Rita
      Cheng
    • president
    • Northern Arizona University
    • Flagstaff
    • Kathleen H.
      Goeppinger
    • president and chief executive officer
    • Midwestern University
    • Glendale
    • Eileen
      Klein
    • state treasurer
    • Phoenix

California << state profile

    • Christopher
      Cabaldon
    • principal, Capitol Impact LLC, and mayor
    • City of West Sacramento
    • Dianne
      Harrison
    • president
    • California State University
    • Northridge
    • Francisco
      Rodriguez
    • chancellor
    • Los Angeles Community College District
    • Los Angeles

Colorado << state profile

    • Antwan
      Jefferson
    • clinical assistant professor
    • University of Colorado Denver
    • Denver
    • Dene Kay
      Thomas
    • president
    • Fort Lewis College
    • Durango

CNMI and Guam << state profile

    • Carmen
      Fernandez
    • past president, Northern Marianas College
    • Saipan
    • Jude
      Hofschneider
    • senator
    • Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature
    • Tinian
    • Vincent T.
      Leon Guerrero
    • special assistant, climate change and education
    • Office of the Governor of Guam
    • Hagatña

Hawai'i << state profile

    • David
      Lassner
    • president
    • University of Hawai'i, and interim chancellor, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
    • Honolulu
    • Carol
      Mon Lee
    • attorney, retired associate dean, University of Hawai’i Richardson School of Law, and former member
    • Hawai'i State Board of Education
    • Honolulu
    • Colleen
      Sathre
    • vice president emeritus
    • University of Hawai'i
    • Honolulu

Idaho << state profile

    • Rick
      Aman
    • inaugural president
    • College of Eastern Idaho
    • Idaho Falls
    • Matt
      Freeman
    • executive director
    • Office of the State Board of Education
    • Boise
    • Julie
      VanOrden
    • state representative
    • Pingree

Montana << state profile

    • Laurie
      Bishop
    • representative
    • Montana State House
    • Livingston
    • Clayton
      Christian
    • Immediate Past WICHE Chair
    • commissioner of higher education
    • Montana University System
    • Helena
    • Sheila
      Stearns
    • president (retired)
    • University of Montana
    • Missoula

Nevada << state profile

    • Gillian
      Barclay
    • health care industry specialist
    • State of Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development
    • Las Vegas
    • Chester
      Burton
    • chief financial officer
    • Nevada System of Higher Education
    • Reno
    • Fred
      Lokken
    • professor
    • Truckee Meadows Community College
    • Reno

New Mexico << state profile

    • Barbara
      Damron
    • cabinet secretary
    • Higher Education Department
    • Santa Fe
    • Mark
      Moores
    • state senator
    • Albuquerque
    • Patricia Anaya
      Sullivan
    • associate dean
    • College of Engineering, New Mexico State University
    • Las Cruces

North Dakota << state profile

    • Nick
      Hacker
    • president
    • North Dakota Guaranty and Title Co
    • Bismarck
    • Mark
      Hagerott
    • chancellor
    • North Dakota University System
    • Bismarck
    • Ray
      Holmberg
    • WICHE Chair, 2018-19
    • state senator
    • Grand Forks

Oregon << state profile

    • Ben
      Cannon
    • executive director
    • Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission
    • Salem
    • Camille
      Preus
    • WICHE Vice Chair 2018-19
    • president
    • Blue Mountain Community College
    • Pendleton
    • Hilda
      Rosselli
    • college and career readiness director
    • Chief Education Office
    • Salem

South Dakota << state profile

    • Robert
      Burns
    • dean emeritus of Honors College and distinguished professor emeritus of political science
    • South Dakota State University
    • Brookings
    • James O.
      Hansen
    • former regent
    • South Dakota Board of Regents
    • Pierre

Utah << state profile

    • David
      Buhler
    • commissioner of higher education
    • Utah System of Higher Education
    • Salt Lake City
    • Patricia
      Jones
    • member, Utah Board of Regents, and CEO, Women's Leadership Institute
    • Salt Lake City
    • Peter C.
      Knudson
    • state senator
    • Brigham City

Washington << state profile

    • Don
      Bennett
    • deputy director
    • Washington Student Achievement Council
    • Olympia
    • Gerry
      Pollet
    • representative
    • Washington House of Representatives
    • Seattle
    • Les
      Purce
    • president emeritus
    • The Evergreen State College
    • Olympia

Wyoming << state profile

    • Fred
      Baldwin
    • senator, Wyoming State Senate
    • Kemmerer
    • Karla
      Leach
    • president
    • Western Wyoming Community College
    • Rock Springs
    • Laurie
      Nichols
    • president
    • University of Wyoming
    • Laramie