Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Associate Vice President for Sponsored Programs

Number of Members:  11

Regular Faculty Members:  3

Alternate Faculty Members:  Up to 3

Community Members:  Up to 3

Updated:  September 2022


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.

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments. The committee consists of eight Primary Members (including the attending veterinarian and community representative) and up to seven Alternate Members. One Primary and at least one Alternate member will be nominated by the Dean of the College of Science and Engineering Technology; one Primary and at least one Alternate member will be nominated by the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (ethicist preferred); one Primary and at least one Alternate member will be nominated by the Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine; one Primary and one Alternate member from the community will be nominated by the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs from recommendations made by the committee Chair. The committee Chair may nominate up to three At-Large members who will serve one-year terms. Primary members and Alternate members serve three-year terms, staggered to ensure continuity of membership on the committee.

Chair Appointment. The President designates the Chair. The Chair serves a three-year term.


Committee Members


Chair

Term expires August 31, 2023
Marcy Beverly, College of Science and Engineering Technology

Primary Members

Terms expire August 31, 2023
Marcy Beverly, College of Science and Engineering Technology

James Harper, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Douglas Constance, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2025
Diego Alvarez, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kyle Stutts, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Gerald Etheredge, Attending Veterinarian
Kristy Titzman, Community Representative

Alternate Members

Terms expire August 31, 2023
Zac Bachman, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Brandon Strubberg, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2024
Kevin Lord, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Phil Urso, College of Science and Engineering Technology

Terms expire August 31, 2025
Ebrahim Karan, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Michael Moore, Attending Veterinarian
Matt Gaynor, Community Representative

At-Large Members

Terms expire August 31, 2023
Mark Anderson, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Stephen White, College of Humanities and Social Sciences


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Tama Hamrick
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: thamrick@shsu.edu