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The Professional Practices Committee responds to specific concerns of the membership in relation to areas such as job placement and recruitment, tenure and promotion procedures, scholarly standards and ethics, studio health and safety, and artists’ practices. The Professional Practices Committee also oversees the Standards and Guidelines.


The Professional Practices Committee remains focused on updating CAA's Standards and Guidelines and aims to position future CAA committees to succeed in refreshing all Standards and Guidelines on five-year intervals. 


Brian Bishop, Framingham State University (2020), Chair
Denise Amy Baxter, University of North Texas (2022)
Tom Berding, Michigan State University (2020)
Colin Blakely, University of Arizona, Board liaison
Charles Boone, College of DuPage, Chicago (2022)
Dr. Carolyn Butler-Palmer, University of Victoria, BC, Canada (2021)
Alison Chang, Sponsorship and Partnership Manager, CAA staff liaison
Robert Ladislas Derr, University of Nebraska (2022)
Laura Gelfand, Utah State University (2021)
Marcella Hackbardt, Kenyon College (2021)
Paul Jaskot, Duke University (2021)
Charles Kanwischer, Bowling Green State University (2020)
Kathleen Kramer, University of Pennsylvania (2022)
Meredith Lynn, Indiana State University (2021)
Nikki Moser, Marywood University (2022)
Sandy Ng, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2020)
Dianne Pappas, Northern Essex Community College (2020)
Hannah Park, Texas State University (2020)
Phil Renato, Kendall College of Art & Design (2020)
Troy Richards, Fashion Institute of Technology (2021)
Mattie M. Schloetzer, National Gallery of Art (2022)
Allison Walters, Web & Graphic Designer, CAA Staff liaison
Julia A. Sienkewicz, Roanoke College, VP for Committees, ex officio (2020)