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A statement to students from the Office of the Dean

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Adult and Higher Education Advisory Committee

Committee Charge

The Adult and Higher Education (AHE) Advisory Committee will serve in an advisory capacity for the students, staff, and faculty of the Western Washington University Graduate Program in Adult and Higher Education by guiding the direction of the program as it expands, diversifies, upgrades standards, and changes direction. 


Jackie Baker-Sennett Professor, WWU Human Services Program
Mikhail Burstein AHE Alumni
Sam Cheung Faculty, Bellingham Technical College
Effie Eisses Manager, WWU Extended Education, AHE Alumni
Gabe Gossett Librarian, WWU Extended Education, AHE Alumni
Gail Goulet AHE Instructor and Alumni
Kathi Hiyane-Brown President, Whatcom Community College
Jon Kerr WA State Board of Community & Technical Colleges
Craig Lewis Lewis Associates Consulting
Marcia Leister Instructor, Bellingham Technical College, AHE Alumni
Steve Monroe AirGas, AHE Instructor and Alumni
Trula Nicholas Associate Professor, WWU Human Services Program
Ted Pratt Dean, Enrollment and Student Services
Rose Pettitt ALP, Whatcom Literacy Council
Michael Smith Graduate School, Portland State University
Shevell Thibou Program Manager, WWU Wilson Library, AHE Alumni
Christina Van Wingerden Program Manager, WWU Student Activities, AHE Alumni
Rudy Vendiola Ferndale High School, AHE Alumni
Greg Winter Whatcom Opportunity Council
Cameron Wuhr Academic Support Coord., WWU Student Outreach Services
Melina Zahalka Instructor, Human Services Program, AHE Alumni



Minutes Academic Term Academic Year
5/25/16 Spring 2015-2016
5/8/15 Spring 2014-2015
12/5/14 Fall 2014-2015