Facilities Planning, Standards, and Safety Team

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Team Membership

Ten-member team: four administrative or staff representatives; one law school representative; one dental school representative; one faculty member selected by the MFA from among its members; one elected representative of the McNichols faculty; and two students

Reports to vice president for Business and Finance


2 faculty representatives

Kara Hanenburg, Nursing, McAuley School of Nursing, College of Health Professions (term expires 3/2018)
Greg Grabowski, Biology, College of Engineering & Science (term expires 3/2017) (MFA)

4 administrative or staff representatives

Jeffrey Nardecchia, Assistant Registrar, Office of the Registrar (term expires 3/2017)
Letitia Y. Williams, Director of Public Safety (term expires 3/2017)

Will Wittig, Dean, School of Architecture (term expires 3/2017)

Alysa Jackson, Director, University Services, Facility Operations (term expires 8/2017)

1 Dental School representative

Tom Sklut, Director of Development (term expires 8/2017) 

1 Law School representative

Jeff Johnson, Director of Student Services (term expires 3/2017)

2 student representatives



2016-2017 Charges

  • Provide ideas for improving campus aesthetics, space efficiencies, safety and accessibility for mobile impaired individuals.
  • Provide suggestions for enhancing the university's emergency response plan.
  • Solicit formal input from units related to individual safety priorities and concerns.
  • Review and provide updates regarding the membership and current status of the University Safety Team/Committee/Sub-Committee
  • Establish procedures for consultation with relevant administrators to insure mutual sharing of relevant information, data, and concerns.
  • Draft operational policies and procedures:
    • define the Committee's organizational structure (officers/leadership e.g., chairperson, secretary, and/or other positions) and the responsibilities of each position;
    • frequency of meetings;
    • timeline for preparation and approval of meeting minutes.
  • Keep the University community informed of team activities by providing summary minutes of meetings and reports for posting to the shared governance website. The secretary to the committee is responsible for sending these documents to sharedgovernance(at)udmercy.edu.
  • Verify whether team’s operational policy and procedures are consistent with practice. Submit your revised document to the Shared Governance Task Force through the chairperson by December 1. If there are no changes to be made notify the SGTF chairperson by the same date. 

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