COVID-19 Response Team

Chancellor Joe Steinmetz convened a COVID-19 Response Team to assist the university’s Communicable Diseases Committee in coordinating activities designed to support our community’s health and well-being and develop contingency plans to limit the impact to university operations.

Teams/subcommittees and leads

Contingency Planning

  • Charles Robinson (co-chair), provost and executive vice chancellor for academic and student affairs
  • Laura Jacobs (co-chair), chief of staff
  • Plus all other team/subcommittee leads

Academics

  • Terry Martin, senior vice provost for academic affairs

Communicable Diseases 

  • Dr. Huda Sharaf, health center medical director
  • Capt. Matt Mills, public safety

Communications

  • Mark Rushing, associate vice chancellor for university relations

Events

  • Chris Pohl, associate athletic director of event management
  • Melissa Harwood-Rom, dean of students and associate vice chancellor for student affairs

Facilities/Housing/Partners/Contractors

  • Mike Johnson, associate vice chancellor for facilities management

Finances

  • Ann Bordelon, vice chancellor for finance and administration
  • Michael White, associate vice chancellor for finance

Health & Safety/Environmental Safety

  • Capt. Matt Mills, public safety
  • Dr. Huda Sharaf, health center medical director
  • Mike Johnson, associate vice chancellor for facilities management

Human Resources

  • Debbie McLoud, associate vice chancellor for human resources

Logistics and Mobility

  • Curt Rom, associate dean for international education
  • Sarah Malloy, director, study abroad

Outreach

  • David Snow, director of Technology Ventures, interim vice chancellor for economic development

Research

  • Dan Sui, vice chancellor for research and innovation
  • Bob Beitle, associate vice chancellor for research and innovation
  • Wes Stites, associate vice chancellor for research and innovation

Student Assistance

  • Melissa Harwood-Rom, dean of students and associate vice chancellor for student affairs