CSU California Academic Partnership Program

CAPP Advisory Committee & Staff

Pursuant to statute, the Chancellor of the California State University has established an advisory committee to assist in selecting proposals to be funded and developing criteria for project evaluation. Appointments to the Advisory Committee are made by the following:

  • Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges.
    2 Appointments
  • Chancellor of the California State University. 2 Appointments
  • State Superintendent of Public Instruction. 4 Appointments.
  • Student Aid Commission. 1 Appointment
  • President of the University of California. 2 Appointments.

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The CAPP office is located in the California State University, Office of the Chancellor.

CAPP Office
CSU, Office of the Chancellor
401 Golden Shore, 6th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: 562-951-4780
E-mail: CAPP Staff


California Community Colleges
Brandi Asmus Woodland Community College, Woodland
Jeff Spano California Community Colleges
Chancellor's Office, Sacramento

California State University
Sandra B. Chong
CSU Northridge
Vacant CSU Office of the Chancellor

State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Peter Batkin Kit Carson Middle School, Sacramento City Unified School District
Lawton Gray
Vice Chair
Oak Avenue Intermediate School, Temple City Unified School District
Ed Samuels Hughes Middle School, Long Beach Unified School District
Yadira Gonzalez Theodore Roosevelt High School, Fresno Unified School District

Student Aid Commission
Diana Perez Central Coast Cal-SOAP, Santa Maria

University of California
Jorge Aguilar UC Merced
Robert Cooper UCLA, Graduate School of Education
& Information Studies
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Penny Edgert CA Education Round Table, Sacramento
Intersegmental Coordinating Committee
Nina Moore UC Office of the President, Oakland
LeAnn Fong-Batkin California Department of Education, Sacramento
Marquita Grenot-Scheyer CSU Office of the Chancellor, Teacher Ed & Public School
Jeff Spano California Community Colleges
Chancellor's Office, Sacramento
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Project Liaisons
Kimberly SamaniegoMathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (MDTP), UC San Diego
Robert CooperProject Director, College Going Culture (CGC)
Robyn FisherProject Director, CAPP Demonstration Partnership (CDP)
Sharon Twitty Alliance for Regional Collaboration to Heighten Educational Success (ARCHES)
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CAPP Staff
Zulmara Cline Statewide CAPP Director
Daba AsemeboSenior Manager
Emil BautistaFiscal & Grants Manager


Content Contact:
CAPP Office
(562) 951-4780
Technical Contact:

Last Updated: November 09, 2016