2014 Council Committees

Three standing committees, composed of Council members and top level policy staff from partner organizations, make recommendations to the Council regarding policies and potential Council action 

 

Committee For Student Support (CSS)
The Committee for Student Support will address issues related to student support services, including programs that improve student outreach and support
Action Items:Meetings:
  • Increase support for all current and prospective members.
  • Increase awareness of postsecondary opportunities.
  • Encourage adults to earn a postsecondary credential.

Stakeholder Members

Vi Boyer (ICW)
Devon Crouch (ICW)
Dan Newell (OSPI)
Carrie Hert (OSPI)
Mike Hubert (OSPI)
Eleni Papadakis (WTECB)
Nova Gattman  (WTECB)
Justin Montermini (WTECB)
Cody Eccles (COP
Paul Francis (COP)
Jan Yoshiwara (SBCTC)
Paul Bell (Student voice)

Location of Meetings:
WSAC Offices

 

Members:
Ray Lawton, Susana Reyes, Paul Francis

Lead Staff: Rachelle Sharpe, Weiya Liang

 

 

 

 

 

Committee For Funding and Affordability (CFA)
The Committee for Funding and Affordability will address issues related to state funding policy, tuition policy, student financial aid, and college savings.
Action Items:Meetings:
  • Make college affordable.
  • Ensure cost is not a barrier for low-income students.
  • Help students and families save for postsecondary education.

Stakeholder Members

Vi Boyer (ICW)
Devon Crouch (ICW)
JoLynn Berge (OSPI)
T. J. Kelly (OSPI)
Eleni Papadakis (WTECB)
Nova Gattman  (WTECB)
Justin Montermini (WTECB)
Cody Eccles (COP
Paul Francis (COP)
Denise Graham (SBCTC)
Jayme Shoun (Student)

 

Location of Meetings:
WSAC Offices

 

Members:
Marty Brown, Karen Lee, Paul Francis

Lead Staff: Marc Webster

 

 

 

 

 

Committee For Academic Affairs and Policy (CAAP)
The Committee for Academic Affairs and Policy will address issues related to academic policy. This includes the six Roadmap action items below. It will also include discussion of issues related to the Council's responsibilities regarding consumer protection, the Disability Task Force, and diversity issues.
Action Items:Meetings:
  • Ensure high school graduates are career and college ready.
  • Streamline and expand dual-credit and dual-enrollment programs.
  • Align postsecondary programs with employment opportunities.
  • Provide greater access to work-based learning opportunities.
  • Leverage technology to improve student outcomes.
  • Ensure cost is not a barrier for low-income students.
  • Help students and families save for postsecondary education.

Stakeholder Members

Chadd Bennett (ICW)
Alan Burke (OSPI)
Mike Hubert (OSPI)
Eleni Papadakis (WTECB)
Nova Gattman (WTECB)
Justin Montermini (WTECB)
Jane Sherman (COP)
Paul Francis (COP)
Aviance Tate (Student)
Linda Drake (SBE)
Jan Yoshiwara (SBCTC)

Location of Meetings:
WSAC Offices

 

Members:
Scott Brittain, Jeff Charbonneau, Maud Daudon, Rai Nauman Mumtaz

Lead Staff: Randy Spaulding