William “Bill” Clohan
Public Board Member
For over 40 years Mr. Clohan has held senior positions in the private higher education sector and in the legislative and executive branches of the federal government, including as U.S. Undersecretary of Education and as minority education counsel of the Education and Labor Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He founded Clohan & Dean, a Washington-based law firm specializing in representation of education and banking clients before Congress and government agencies, was general counsel to two national education accrediting agencies (ACICS and ABHES) and a national trade association (AICS, predecessor to CCA/APSCU), was the co-founder/chairman of a company which offered healthcare-related education programs at 18 campuses in seven states, was executive director of a California education trade association (CAPPS), and was an officer in the U.S. Air Force. He earned a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, a M.S.A. from George Washington University, and a B.S. in Political Science and in International Affairs from the U.S. Air Force Academy.