Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Associate Vice President for Sponsored Programs

Number of Members: 12

Regular Faculty Members: 4

Alternate Faculty Members: Up to 3

Community Members: Up to 3

Correct as of: February 2017

Purpose. Reviews university animal care facilities a minimum of two times each year; ensures that the university is in compliance with federal and state law regarding animal care; and recommends policy or procedures pertaining to animal care to the Academic Policy Council.

Appointments. The President makes all appointments and designates the Chair.  The committee consists of six Regular Members (including the attending veterinarian) and up to four Alternate Members.  At least one Regular Member and at least one Alternate Member will be nominated by the Dean of the College of Sciences; one Regular Member and One Alternate member from the community will be nominated by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs from recommendations made by the committee Chair.  Regular Members and Alternate members serve three-year terms, staggered to ensure continuity of membership on the committee.

Committee Members


Term expires August 31, 2017

Marcy Beverly*, Sciences

Regular Members

Terms expire August 31, 2017

Marcy Beverly*, Sciences
James Harper, Sciences
T.C. Sim, Humanities and Social Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2018

Autumn Smith-Heron, TRIES

Terms expire August 31, 2019

Mark Anderson, Sciences
Gerald Etheredge, Veterinarian
Frank Adams, Community Representative

Alternate Members

Terms expire August 31, 2017

Jeffrey Wozniak, Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2019

Kyle Stutts, Sciences
Ilona Petrikovics, Sciences
Todd Primm, Sciences
Michael Moore, Attending Veterinarian
Vernette Porter, Community Representative

*Name appears more than once.

To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
JoLynne Wharton
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2478

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