CWU News

CWU names Bohman Vice President of Operations

Central Washington University has named Andreas Bohman Vice President of Operations, effective August 16, 2018. Bohman has served as the university’s Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer since 2013. 

Bohman, who was selected from a national pool of more than 80 applicants, brings more than 20 years of leadership and management experience to the position. Bohman, who is an officer in the Washington State National Guard, holds a master of science degree in information assurance from Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, and is currently pursuing an executive master of business administration from Washington State University. He teaches classes on cybersecurity in the Department of Information Technology Administrative Management (ITAM) and is nationally certified at the highest levels of information and cybersecurity.

“It was Andreas’s wealth of experience in the military, public, and private sectors that made him an exceptional choice for the position,” said James Gaudino, CWU president, who added that Bohman’s experience will enable him to be an effective vice president right away. “With five years of executive experience in the Operations Division, he’ll be able to go to work right away on mission-critical projects and systems.”

Bohman will be responsible for the departments of Campus Police and Public Safety; Facilities Management; Information Services and Security; and Institutional Effectiveness. The Vice President of Operations is also a member of the President’s Cabinet and President’s Administrative Team, which provide consultation on a host of matters, including finance, policy formation, strategic and campus planning, development, resource allocation, and organizational structuring.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to serve our institution in this new capacity,” Bohman said. “I look forward to working with the faculty, staff, and students to further enhance and improve the excellent work already accomplished by the dedicated staff in the Operations Division.”

A native of Sweden, Bohman immigrated to the United States in the early 1990s to join the military and continue his career in technology and engineering. After leaving active military duty, Bohman provided operational and technology leadership in a variety of roles, ranging from municipal government to multi-billion dollar corporations in the private sector. After becoming a naturalized citizen in 2006, Bohman returned to the military reserves where he has served as a special forces detachment commander and currently as a military intelligence officer, supporting the development of cyber operations capabilities for the State of Washington.

Bohman replaces interim Vice President of Operations, Richard Duffett.

Media Contact: Valerie Chapman-Stockwell, Public Affairs, 509-963-1518,