Committees 

2019-2020 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.

  • Mary L. Werner, Chair
  • Robert Dampf
  • James Williams
  • Jimmie Woods
  • Stephen Perry
  • Valencia Jones
  • Wayne Brown

Academic & Research

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.

  • Ronnie Anderson, Chair
  • Richard Brazzel, Vice Chair
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Blake Chatelain
  • Valencia S. Jones
  • Lee Mallett
  • James Moore
  • Stephen Perry
  • Robert "Bobby" Yarborough

Affiliated Organizations Oversight Committee

Normally, to this committee shall be referred matters relating to the university’s relationship with affiliated organizations. The matters shall include agreements, leases, financials, and any other matters relevant to the relationship of the university to the organizations.

  • Jay Blossman, Chair
  • Rémy V. Starns, Vice Chair
  • Glenn Armentor
  • B. Wayne Brown
  • Blake Chatelain
  • Robert Dampf
  • Lee Mallett
  • Stephen Perry
  • Robert “Bobby” Yarborough

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.

  • Valencia S. Jones, Chair
  • James Williams, Vice Chair
  • Ronnie Anderson
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Jay Blossman
  • Richard Brazzel
  • B. Wayne Brown
  • Robert Dampf
  • Rémy V. Starns
  • Jimmie Starns

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.

Audit Committee Charter

  • Lee Mallett, Chair
  • Jimmie Woods, Vice Chair
  • Ronnie Anderson
  • Glenn Armentor
  • Jay Blossman
  • Blake Chatelain
  • Robert Dampf
  • James Moore
  • Rémy V. Starns
  • James Williams

External Affairs

  • Rémy V. Starns, Chair
  • B. Wayne Brown, Vice Chair
  • Ronnie Anderson
  • Jay Blossman
  • Blake Chatelain
  • Richard Brazzel
  • James Moore
  • Jimmie Woods
  • Robert “Bobby” Yarborough
  • James Williams

Finance

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.

  • Blake Chatelain, Chair
  • Jay Blossman, Vice Chair
  • Richard Brazzel
  • B. Wayne Brown
  • Robert Dampf
  • Valencia S. Jones
  • Lee Mallett
  • James Moore
  • Stephen Perry
  • Robert “Bobby” Yarborough

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.

  • Glenn Armentor, Chair
  • Valencia S. Jones, Vice Chair
  • Ronnie Anderson
  • Jay Blossman
  • B. Wayne Brown
  • Robert Dampf
  • James Moore
  • Stephen Perry
  • Robert “Bobby” Yarborough

Legal Affairs

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.

  • Robert Dampf, Chair
  • Glenn Armentor, Vice Chair
  • Ronnie Anderson
  • Richard Brazzel
  • Valencia S. Jones
  • Lee Mallett
  • Rémy V. Starns
  • Stephen Perry
  • James Williams
  • Jimmie Woods

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.

  • Jimmie Woods, Chair
  • B. Wayne Brown, Vice Chair
  • Blake Chatelain
  • Richard Brazzel
  • Valencia S. Jones
  • Lee Mallett
  • James Moore
  • Rémy V. Starns
  • James Williams
  • Robert “Bobby” Yarborough

Board of Regents Representatives

  • Mary L. Werner
  • Robert S. Dampf