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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. 

Current Committee Members

Michael Grillo, Co-chair, University of Maine (2025)
Charles Kanwischer, Co-chair, Bowling Green State University (2025)

Jeffrey Abt, Wayne State University (2025)
Damon Arhos, Kentucky College of Art + Design, CAA Board Liaison, ex officio
Rebecca Easby, Trinity Washington University (2026)
Lindsay Godin, Valdosta State University (2025)
Sharon Hecker, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, CAA Board Liaison, ex officio
Tyler Lotz, Illinois State University (2027)
Leigh-Ann Pahapill, Bowling Green State University (2027)
Valerie Palazzolo, The College of New Jersey (2025)
Virginia (Ginger) Spivey, The College Board (2025)
Isadora Stowe, El Paso Community College (2027)
Andrew Totman, Tafe NSW (2025)
Jojin Van Winkle, Carthage College (2026)