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
Jeff Spano CCC Chancellor's Office

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

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

Student Aid Commission
Diana Perez Director, Central Coast Cal-SOAP

University of California
Jorge Aguilar UC Merced
Robert Cooper UCLA, Graduate School of Education
& Information Studies and
CAPP High School Leadership Initiative
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Penny Edgert Executive Director
CA Education Round Table
Intersegmental Coordinating Committee
Nina Moore Senior Director
UC Office of the President & CAPP High School Leadership Initiative
LeAnn Fong-Batkin California Department of Education
Joseph Aguerrebere Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor
Jeff Spano Dean, Student Services
CCC Chancellor's Office
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Project Liaisons
Kimberly SamaniegoMathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (MDTP) Director, UC San Diego
Robert CooperDirector, College Going Culture (CGC)
Robyn FisherDirector, CAPP Demonstration Partners (CDP)
Sharon Twitty Alliance for Regional Collaboration to Heighten Educational Success (ARCHES)
John Sarli Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project
Workgroup Chair, CSU San Bernardino, HS Green, AFA
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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: May 24, 2016