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How to connect with Roadrunners Safe Return Committee

See which member of the team will serve as your point of contact so you can plug in to the process.

By Dan Vaccaro

May 21, 2020

Auraria Campus with Denver cityscape in background.The Roadrunners Safe Return Committee kicked off its work this week. The representative Universitywide committee received its charge and finalized the list of team members who will make sure a return to campus is coordinated, collaborative and well-communicated.

Members were selected from a wide and inclusive swath of the University community to represent the many committees and working groups already in place. The idea is that each member will share information, questions and concerns with and from their respective work groups. This chart explains how the team reports to senior leadership.

Roadrunners who want to plug in to the safe-return planning process should connect with one of the following team members:    

  • Amanda Berry - Human Resources Liaison
  • Andrew Bonham – chairs liaison
  • Katia Campbell – Faculty Senate Executive Committee Advisory Group liaison
  • Carrie Colton – faculty liaison
  • Leone Dick – Roadrunners Safe Return Committee liaison
  • Juan Gallegos – Virtual Student Engagement Guiding Coalition liaison and Student Life liaison
  • Matt Griswold – Canvas Implementation Committee liaison and Online Learning liaison
  • Christian Hardigree – Futures Team liaison
  • Ibon Izurieta – dean liaison
  • John Kietzmann – Athletics liaison
  • Sharon Lorince – Auraria Committee liaison for Facilities and Operations
  • George Middlemist – Budget Recommendation and Compensation Committee and HR liaison
  • Steve Monaco – Auraria Committee liaison for Health and Medical
  • Braelin Pantel – Student Care liaison
  • Cora Potter – Events liaison
  • Rebecca Reid – Staff Senate liaison
  • Connie Sanders – Banner/Coding Committee liaison
  • Mary Sauceda – Enrollment Command Center, Recruitment Council and Retention Council liaison
  • Alex Staneski – Executing Face-to-Face Courses Committee liaison
  • Kevin Taylor – Information Technology liaison
  • Becky Trammell – dean liaison
  • Dan Vaccaro – brand/reputation/communication liaison
  • Braeden Weart – student-voice liaison
  • Mark Wilson – Auraria Committee liaison for Emergency Management

The RSR Committee is led by Leone Dick, chief of staff to the COO/ vice president for Administration, with support from Andrew Traver, professor of practice in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, and Mark Wilson, emergency-preparedness manager. Ryan Moody, student employee within the VP for Administration office, will also provide administrative support.

Stay tuned to the Early Bird for the latest updates from the committee.

Topics: Community, Health, Safety

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