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 2021


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 Member and at least one Alternate Member will be nominated by the Dean of the College of Science and Engineering Technology; one Primary Member and at least one Alternate Member will be nominated by the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (ethicist preferred); one Primary Member and at least one Alternate Member will be nominated by the Dean of the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine; one Primary 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. 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, 2022

Kyle Stutts, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Diego Alvarez, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Gerald Etheredge, Veterinarian
Kristy Titzman, Community Representative

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

Alternate Members

Terms expire August 31, 2022

Jessica Bedore, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Ilona Petrikovics, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Jeremy Becheli, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Michael Moore, Attending Veterinarian
Matt Gaynor, Community Representative

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

At-Large Members

Terms expire August 31, 2022

Mark Anderson, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Michael Griffin, College of Osteopathic Medicine

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