Rick Aman was selected as the inaugural President of College of Eastern Idaho in 2018. CEI is the fourth community college in Idaho and was created by citizen vote in May 2017. Rick has worked at six community colleges in his career in Oregon and Idaho. He and his wife Linda moved from Oregon to Boise to become the first Vice-President of Academic and Student Affairs during the startup of College of Western Idaho. Aman has a Doctorate in Community College Leadership from Oregon State University. He has retired as an Air Force pilot with 21 years of service.