University Compliance Committee

Appointed by: President

Reports to: Vice President for Finance and Operations

Number of Members: 14

Faculty:  1

Correct as of: August 2020

Purpose. Monitors compliance environment; promotes and maintains the compliance consciousness in daily departmental activities.  Ensures accountability for the University’s compliance obligations.  Identifies and evaluates institutional risks, communicates and recommends remediation and monitoring of said efforts for President’s Cabinet review.  Meets at least quarterly.

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments. Terms are indefinite.  Committee may engage any University employee who is relevant to the compliance issues addressed. The TSUS Compliance Officer and SHSU Director of Audits will serve as ex-officio members, and the TSUS Office of General Counsel will be consulted as needed.

Chair Appointment. President designates the chair who serves an indefinite term.

Committee Members


TBD, Compliance Officer


Joe Thornton, Public Safety Officer, Public Safety Services
Juan Nunez, Associate Vice President of Facilities Management
Drew Miller, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs and the Executive Director of Counseling and Health Services
Chris Thompson, Associate Athletic Director and Senior Women's Administrator
Steven Frey, Information Security Officer
Sarah Kerrigan, College of Criminal Justice, Faculty
Thelma Mooney, Associate Vice President, Development
Teresa Ringo, Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management
Jeanine Bias Nelson, Director of Equity and Inclusion and Title IX
Amanda Withers, Controller
Chad Hargrave, Associate Vice President of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Kelly Bielamowicz, Director, Office of Audits and Analysis: Ex-officio
Kelly Wintemute, Compliance Officer, TSUS: Ex-officio

To Report Errors

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