Members

COTA is comprised of twelve (12) members appointed by the commissioner of higher education, one of which shall serve as chairperson of the committee.  Membership shall consist of four (4) representatives from the public two year colleges and four (4) representatives from the public four-year colleges and universities, one (1) of which must be from the University of Missouri and one (1) of which must be from the other public four-year institutions; one (1) representative from independent two-year colleges or proprietary institutions; two (2) representatives from independent four-year colleges and universities and one (1) at-large position.  In addition, the commissioner or a designated representative will sit as an ex-officio voting member of the committee.

 

Ross Hawkins, Chair

Missouri State University

 

Brooke Lockhart

Southeast Missouri State University

 

Roger McMillian

Mineral Area College

 

Ryan Myzak

Truman State University

 

Christy Seawall

WGU Missouri

 

Sue Bateman

University of Missouri-St. Louis

 

Helen Hale

Crowder College

 

David Jones

Westminster College

 

Roberto Koch

University of Missouri

 

Kevin Manley

Lindenwood University

 

Gavin O'Connor

Ozarks Technical Community College

 

Katelyn Wilson

Moberly Area Community College

 

Zora Mulligan, Commissioner of Higher Education (ex-officio voting member)
Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development

 

Sarah Salmons, treasurer/liaison

Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development