Council on Academic Affairs and Programs

The Council on Academic Affairs and Programs (CAAP) is a working group for the Instruction, Research, and Student Affairs (IRSA) Committee. CAAP makes recommendations to IRSA on instructional programmatic matters, student affairs, and related policy issues. This group is primarily comprised of the Board’s Chief Academic Officer and the chief academic officers of the institutions and agencies.

CAAP Members

  • Todd Schwarz, Chair
    Executive Vice-President Chief Academic Officer
    College of Southern Idaho
  • TJ Bliss
    Chief Academic Officer
    Office of the State Board of Education
  • John Wiencek
    Provost and Executive Vice President
    University of Idaho
  • Tony Roark
    Interim Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
    Boise State University
  • Steve Rayborn
    Deputy Administrator
    Idaho Career & Technical Education
  • Lori Barber
    Vice-President for Instruction & Student Affairs
    College of Eastern Idaho
  • Laura Woodworth-Ney
    Provost & VP for Academic Affairs
    Idaho State University
  • Lori Stinson
    Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
    Lewis-Clark State College
  • Lita Burns
    Vice President for Instruction
    North Idaho College
  • Chuck Zimmerly
    Community Relations Officer
    Idaho State Department of Education
  • Denise Cannata
    Executive Vice President
    College of Western Idaho