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Committee on Policy

The Committee on Policy (COP) approves non-educational, university-level policies and is responsible for facilitating the policy development process and cataloging university-level policies on the policy website. For assistance or additional information related to the policy development process, please email us at

Committee on Policy Members:

Richard Alpern, Associate Dean for Financial Operations, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Caryn Bills-Windt, Associate Chancellor and Director, Office for Access and Equity

Sandeep Dath, Director, Technology and Building Systems, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services

Robert Dixon, Interim Vice Chancellor and Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Student Affairs

Michael Ginsburg, Interim Vice Chancellor for Budget, Human Resources and Financial Administration

Mark Goedert, Director of IT Planning, Portfolio and Project Management Office, Technology Solutions PPMO

Michael Harner, Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, College of Dentistry

Nicholas Haubach, Chief Administrative Officer, UI Health

Dana Librot, Associate Director, Operations and Compliance, Budget and Financial Analysis

Fred McCall, Executive Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Engagement and Dean of Students, Student Affairs

Neal McCrillis, Vice Provost for Global Engagement, Office of Global Engagement

Sherri McGinnis Gonzalez, Associate Vice Chancellor for University Communications, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Strategic Marketing and Communications

Michael Melendez, Campus Legal Counsel, Office of University Counsel

Margaret Moser, Executive Director, VCHA Administration & Operations, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Alanna O'Connor, Chief of Staff, Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Patricia Pfister, Exports Controls Compliance Officer, Office of Research Integrity, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (Committee Chair)

Tremayne Price, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Chancellor

Brian Roessler, Ad Hoc Member, Executive Assistant Dean, LAS Student Academic Affairs

Julie Spanbauer, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, UIC School of Law