Committee Charge

The policy infrastructure of a university is integral to sound business practices, effective institutional decision-making, management of risk, and accountability to the public trust. The Policy Management Steering Committee was established April 22, 2016 and meets bi-monthly to oversee university-wide administrative policy development and maintenance at SUNY Brockport.

The Policy Management Steering Committee is responsible for administering the University Administrative Policy Development and Life Cycle Process, including:

  1. Coordinating the development and review of University Administrative Policies
  2. Facilitating communication between Academic and Administrative policy stakeholders during policy review
  3. Addressing questions of policy categorization: Administrative or Academic
  4. Determining whether changes to current Administrative policies are substantive or editorial
  5. Ensuring there is an effective and appropriate communication plan and training in place to make the affected campus constituents aware of policy changes
  6. Ongoing review of the Campus Administrative Policy Development and Life Cycle Process


The Policy Management Steering Committee is comprised of members solicited from the following divisional areas across campus who have broad knowledge and understanding of divisional policy requirements relevant to their areas of responsibility, including shared governance representation from College Senate and student(s) referred by Brockport Student Government (BSG):

  • Academic Affairs
  • Administration and Finance
  • Advancement
  • Brockport Student Government (BSG)
  • College Senate, Faculty & Professional Staff Policies Committee
  • Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
  • Finance and Management
  • Human Resources
  • President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion (PCDI)
  • University Communications


Name Title and Division/Area
Denise Copelton College Senate Representative; Associate Professor and Chair, Sociology
Lark Cornett Student, BSG Representative
Eileen Daniel Vice Provost, Academic Affairs
Damita Davis PCDI Representative; Chief Diversity Officer
Becky Gagne Associate Director, Human Resources; University Ethics Officer
Tammy Gouger Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
Crystal Hallenbeck Interim Assistant Vice President, Finance and Management
Karen Logsdon Assistant to the Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
Janet Roy Associate Director of Marketing, University Communications
Bradley Schreiber Assistant Vice President for Advancement, Advancement / Development Office
Laurie A. Smith, Staff Executive Assistant to the Vice President, Administration and Finance
Jim Wall, Chair Vice President, Administration and Finance; Internal Control Officer; Enterprise Risk Manager