Student and Campus Life Committees
Advisory Committee on Volunteer and Service Programs
The mission of the Advisory Committee on Volunteer and Service Programs is to serve as a consulting body for the College’s cocurricular programs that help fulfill the College mission of developing socially responsible citizens. The committee:
- Reviews policies, practices, and procedures related to our volunteer programs;
- Promotes volunteer and service opportunities for students;
- Reviews existing and new programs and services;
- Advocates for program funding and recognition; and
- Recognizes volunteers and community partners.
Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Group
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools recommends the establishment of a campus-wide committee to assist in developing strategic approaches to alcohol and other drug abuse on college campuses. In that light, the College has assembled an Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Group. In addition to the above charge, one of the annual responsibilities of the group is to recommend allocation priorities for the William & Dorothy Smith Alcohol Education Endowment Fund.
Campus Personal Safety Committee
The charge of the Campus Personal Safety Committee, as defined by College policy, is to advise the Chief of University Police and the University Police staff on matters of public safety. In addition to the above charge, the Committee is specifically charged annually to:
- Conduct an audit of the location, use, and effectiveness of all surveillance cameras used for the recording and monitoring of public areas for non-instructional purposes and disseminating the results of that audit to the College community;
- Coordinate the annual campus safety walk, and submit a report on the walk to the President of the College.
The mission of the Care Committee is to promote the health and safety of individual students and of the College community by collecting information about and developing support plans for students of concern.
The Care Committee fulfills its mission by:
- Gathering, sharing and assessing information and recommending reasonable, appropriate and timely response plans for monitoring and intervening with students who have been identified as disruptive or at-risk, or who have been experienced on campus as disturbing to others;
- Monitoring the implementation of the Committee response plans;
- Manifesting a campus culture characterized by an ethos of care for at-risk or disturbing students;
- Educating the campus community on our shared responsibility for the common good related to at-risk or disturbing students.
The Care Committee is also expected to review and evaluate the efficacy of the Committee’s procedures and the College’s protocols in addressing student risk and/or disturbing behavior on a regular basis.
The major purpose of the Committee is consultative, in that it only makes recommendations to the Vice President for Student and Campus Life, and it does not have the authority to confer sanctions. This group does not replace the work of the College’s student conduct system.
Geneseo First Response Board of Directors
Established in 2005, the Geneseo First Response Board of Directors is an advisory and policy review board for Geneseo’s volunteer student emergency squad. The purpose of the Board of Directors is to advise Geneseo’s first responders and the Vice President for Student and Campus Life on the policies and procedures governing the operation of the College’s first response service.
Specifically, as defined in the organization’s by-laws, the charge of the Geneseo First Response (GFR) Board of Directors includes:
- Reviewing GFR expenditures for the year, and reviewing the proposed budget for the following year;
- An on-going review of New York State laws regarding emergency medical services to ensure that GFR is in full compliance with state law.
Healthy Campus Community Coalition
The Healthy Campus Community Coalition (HCCC) exists to nurture and sustain partnerships between the College's leaders and students, the Village's leaders and citizens, and the Village's business community to enhance both the quality of the student experience and the quality of the community life by establishing innovative and effective approaches to promoting student health, safety, and well-being.
Intercollegiate Athletic Advisory Board
The Intercollegiate Athletic Advisory Board (IAAB) is charged with advising the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation and the Athletics and Recreation staff on the operations, services, and programs of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, including:
- Scheduling athletic contests;
- Funding athletic programs;
- Establishing standards and policies for student participation in intercollegiate athletics; and other matters appropriate to its purview referred to it by the campus president.
Specifically, the charge of the Intercollegiate Athletic Advisory Board annually includes reviewing the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation expenditures for the year, and reviewing the proposed budget and fee for the following year.
Interpersonal Violence Prevention Advisory Committee
The charge of this committee, as defined by College policy, is to provide input on strategies for:
- Educating the campus community about the College’s prohibition of sexual harassment, including sexual assault and other forms of sexual misconduct;
- Preventing interpersonal violence;
- Educating students about their rights as they pertain to reporting incidents of sexual harassment, including sexual assault and other forms of sexual misconduct;
- Educating the campus community about personal safety and crime prevention.
Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee
The charge of the Parking and Transportation Advisory Committee, as defined by College policy, is to:
- Advise the Vice President for Student and Campus Life and the Parking Services staff on the policies governing the functioning of Parking Services at Geneseo;
- Advise the Vice President for Student and Campus Life and Parking Services staff on the policies and procedures governing the operation of the campus bus service.
Student Health and Counseling Advisory Committee (SHAC)
The charge of the Student Health and Counseling Advisory Committee, as defined by College policy, is to:
- Advise the Administrative Director of Health and Counseling and the Health and Counseling staff on the operations, services, and programs of the Lauderdale Center for Student Health and Counseling, with the aim of increasing the effectiveness of the Health and Counseling department in providing needed health care and promoting a healthy campus community;
- Review the Health and Counseling Services budget and fee that will be proposed for following fiscal year.
Workout Center Advisory Committee
The principal responsibility of the Workout Center Advisory Committee is to serve as a consulting body to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation on issues related to the operation, equipment, and programs of the College Workout Center. The work of this committee is intended to enhance the quality of the Workout Center and its effectiveness in promoting a healthy campus community.
April 20, 2017