Committees

There are four standing committees of the Board of Regents. The Board Chair appoints the membership of each of these standing committees, including the committee chairs. Following is a brief description of the functions and responsibilities of the four standing committees of the Board of Regents and the current membership of each.

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS, POLICY AND PERSONNEL  --  This committee considers appropriate matters relating to development or review of academic policies and programs and governmental policies of the Board of Regents and/or the institutions under the Board's jurisdiction.  It also considers matters relating to personnel under the jurisdiction of the Board and universities and colleges governed by the Board.

                            Doug Burns, Chair
                            Jarold Callahan, Member
                            Jim Reese, Member
                            Lou Watkins (non-voting, ex officio)
                            Jason Ramsey (non-voting, ex officio)

FISCAL AFFAIRS AND PLANT FACILITIES  --  This committee assumes responsibility when appropriate or necessary on behalf of the Board for matters relating to fiscal management and financial reporting of the institutions and related entities governed by the Board and the construction, maintenance and operation of physical facilities including consideration related to all real estate.

                             Calvin Anthony, Chair
                             Joe Hall, Member
                             Trudy Milner, Member
                             Lou Watkins (non-voting, ex officio)
                             Jason Ramsey (non-voting, ex officio)

AUDIT, RISK MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE REVIEW  --  This committee considers oversight, review and approval of internal and external audit and compliance reporting plans, performance and reports.  It is also responsible for assessing and monitoring areas of potential risk to the Board and its institutions.  

                              Rick Davis, Chair
                              Jarold Callahan, Member
                              Tucker Link, Member
                              Lou Watkins (non-voting, ex officio)
                              Jason Ramsey (non-voting, ex officio)

PLANNING AND BUDGETS  --  This committee considers appropriate matters relating to short- and long-range planning, assessment of institutional resources, and development and administration of budgets.

                             Tucker Link, Chair
                             Rick Davis, Member
                             Joe Hall, Member
                             Lou Watkins (non-voting, ex officio)
                             Jason Ramsey (non-voting, ex officio)

Special committees may be appointed as the Chair of the Board directs. The Board Chair appoints the special committee chairs. Special committees cease to exist when discharged by the Board Chair from further consideration of the subject.

SPECIAL COMMITTEE -- REGENTS' STEERING COMMITTEE RE: CONNORS STATE COLLEGE PRESIDENTIAL SELECTION PROCESS

                             Calvin Anthony, Chair
                             Tucker Link, Member
                             Trudy Milner, Member
                             Lou Watkins (ex officio)
                             Jason Ramsey (ex officio)

The Board Chair and the Chief Executive Officer shall serve as non-voting, ex officio members of all standing and special committees.