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The Executive Committee provides strategic direction and oversight for the management, operations and financial policies of the Commission. The president is hired by and serves at the pleasure of the Executive Committee. Specific powers and responsibilities of the Executive Committee include reviewing the ECS annual audit, ECS annual report and president’s proposed budget before forwarding each on to the Steering Committee for final approval.

The Executive Committee is composed of the chair, the immediate past chair, the chair-elect, the vice chair, the treasurer and not more than five additional members of the Steering Committee who are broadly representative of the Commission and who are appointed by the chair. 

2015-17 Executive Committee Members

Chair: The Honorable Steve Bullock
Governor, State of Montana

Immediate Past Chair: The Honorable Brian Sandoval
Governor, State of Nevada

Vice Chair: The Honorable Dolores Gresham
Chair, Education Committee, Tennessee Senate

Treasurer: Melody Schopp
Secretary of Education, South Dakota Department of Education

The Honorable Ben Cannon
Executive Director, Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission

The Honorable Joe Garcia
Lieutenant Governor, State of Colorado

The Honorable Luther Olsen
Chair, Education Committee, Wisconsin Senate

The Honorable Roy Takumi
Chair, Education Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives

The Honorable Phil Bryant
Governor, State of Mississippi


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