Committees 

2017-2018 COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Executive

The Executive Committee consists of at least seven (7) members, including the Chairman of the Board, the Chairman-Elect and the Immediate Past Chairman, and such other members as the Chairman may appoint. The Executive Committee shall consider such matters referred to it by the Board of Supervisors and shall execute such orders and resolutions as assigned to it at any meeting of the Board. It is the further duty of the Executive Committee to take such action as may be necessary in the event that any emergency requiring immediate action shall arise between Board meetings. All acts of the Executive Committee shall be submitted to the Board for ratification, or rejection, at its next meeting, except in matters where the Board has delegated to the Executive Committee full power to act with respect to any matter. Affirmative action by a majority of the entire membership of the Executive Committee shall be required.

  • Mr. Stephen Perry, Chair
  • Mr. James M. Williams, Chair-elect
  • Mr. R. "Bobby" Yarborough, Past Chair
  • Mr. Ronald Anderson
  • Mr. Glenn Armentor
  • Mr. Blake Chatelain
  • Ms. Valencia Sarpy Jones
  • Ms. Mary Werner

Academic, Student Affairs, Achievement & Distinction

Normally, to this committee shall be referred all matters concerning the long-term academic goals of each campus, implementation strategies, analyses of campus enterprise-wide resources and mission objectives, student achievement issues, the review and approval of academic programs, centers, and institutes to advance the mission of the institution, faculty recruitment and development issues, issues of academic accountability, and the development of incentives for a competitive academic environment.

  • Mr. Glenn Armentor, Chair
  • Mr. James Moore, Jr., Vice Chair
  • Mr. Ronald R. Anderson
  • Mr. Stewart Lockett
  • Ms. Valencia Sarpy Jones
  • Mr. James Williams

Finance, Infrastructure & Core Development

Normally, to this committee shall be referred all matters related to administrative, financial and facility matters in support of issues or policies promoted or addressed by other committees. This committee shall develop strategies for revenue enhancement and diversification, expenditure efficiencies and revenue reallocation. The committee in addition, shall devise and coordinate employee benefit packages, oversee administrative operations and regulations, and coordinate facility and fixed asset management planning.

  • Mr. Blake Chatelain, Chair
  • Ms. Valencia Sarpy Jones, Vice Chair
  • Mr. B. Wayne Brown
  • Mr. Stewart Lockett
  • Mr. Lee Mallett
  • Mr. James W. Moore, Jr.
  • Mr. James Williams

Property & Facilities

Normally, to this committee shall be referred all matters related to capital improvements, policies of management of all properties of the University System, purchase or sale of land, lease or grant of rights in property, construction of buildings and other facilities, and other matters concerning the properties of the System.

  • Ms. Mary Werner, Chair
  • Mr. R. "Bobby" Yarborough, Vice Chair
  • Mr. Ronald Anderson
  • Mr. Glenn Armentor
  • Mr. Wayne Brown
  • Mr. Robert S. Dampf
  • Mr. Jimmie M. Woods

Athletic

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters of policy concerning intercollegiate athletics of the University System. In acting upon said matters, the Committee shall have the benefit of the advice and recommendation of the appropriate Athletic Councils.

  • Mr. James W. Moore, Jr., Chair
  • Mr. Ronald Anderson, Vice Chair
  • Mr. Glenn Armentor
  • Mr. Jay Blossman
  • Mr. B. Wayne Brown
  • Mr. Blake Chatelain
  • Mr. Rémy Voisin Starns
  • Ms. Mary Werner
  • Mr. James Williams

Research & Economic Development

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters relating to the university’s role in developing the research enterprise and diversifying the state’s economy through the commercial transfer and development of research results. Issues will include research advancement and growth, including basic, applied and clinical research; technology transfer; intellectual property; strategies to maximize educational and economic opportunities; and focusing the university’s intellectual capital to solve problems that are specific to or will benefit Louisiana.

  • Mr. Lee Mallett, Chair
  • Mr. Robert S. Dampf, Vice Chair
  • Mr. Rémy Voisin Starns
  • Mr. Jimmie M. Woods
  • Mr. R. "Bobby" Yarborough

Legislative, Public Policy & Information

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters relating to coordinating, developing, and promoting unified communications and messages on significant policy matters; reviewing legislative issues and governmental initiatives; and interfacing with foundations and affiliated organizations.

  • Mr. Jay Blossman, Chair
  • Ms. Valencia Sarpy Jones, Vice Chair
  • Mr. Glenn Armentor
  • Mr. B. Wayne Brown
  • Mr. Stewart Lockett
  • Mr. James Moore, Jr.
  • Mr. Jimmie M. Woods

Audit

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters relating to the LSU System Audit Plan, risk assessment, reviewing both internal and external audit reports, monitoring and auditing financial controls, and reviewing rules and regulations concerning compliance.

  • Mr. Ronald Anderson, Chair
  • Mr. Lee Mallett, Vice Chair
  • Mr. Blake Chatelain
  • Mr. Robert S. Dampf
  • Ms. Valencia Sarpy Jones
  • Mr. James Moore, Jr.
  • Mr. James Williams
  • Mr. Jimmie M. Woods
  • Mr. R. "Bobby" Yarborough
  • Mr. Thomas Skinner, Ex Officio

Flagship

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters relating specifically to the LSU System’s national Flagship Agenda.

  • Mr. James Williams, Chair
  • Mr. Glenn Armentor, Vice Chair
  • Mr. Jay Blossman
  • Mr. B. Wayne Brown
  • Mr. Blake Chatelain
  • Mr. Rémy Voisin Starns
  • Ms. Mary Werner

Healthcare and Medical Education

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters of policy concerning the operation and management of the LSU Health Sciences Centers, including all components of the Health Care Services Division.

  • Ms. Valencia Sarpy Jones, Chair
  • Mr. R. "Bobby" Yarborough, Vice Chair
  • Mr. Ronald Anderson
  • Mr. Jay Blossman
  • Mr. Lee Mallett
  • Ms. Mary Werner

Board of Regents Representative

  • Mr. Robert S. Dampf
  • Mr. R. "Bobby" Yarborough
  • Mr. Jay Blossman, Alternate
  • Ms. Valencia Sarpy Jones, Alternate