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Security Advisory Committee

Members

Dr. Shadia Sachedina, AVP for Student Success & Dean of Students, Enrollment Management & Student Success (Chair)
Dr. Brooke Carlson, Assistant Professor, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing
Deliwe Kekana, Affirmative Action Officer & Title IX Coordinator
Emre Ozsoz, Associate Professor, Social Sciences
Eric Ramirez, Chair, Textile and Surface Design
Gregory Pepe, student
Mario Cabrera, Director, Public Safety
Melissa Weilacher, student
Dr. Ronald Milon, Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
Saravine Naitingale, student
Dr. Susan Breton, Director, Counseling Services
Suzanne McGillicuddy, Assistant Dean of Students, Enrollment Management & Student Success

Purpose

The President's Advisory Committee on Campus Security is established in compliance with the requirements of New York Education Law 6431.

Membership

The committee shall be comprised of at least six members, at least one-half of whom shall be female. One-third of the committee shall be appointed from a list of students provided by the FIT Student Association that contains at least twice the number to be appointed; one-third shall be appointed from a list of faculty provided by the Faculty Senate that contains at least twice the number to be appointed; one-third shall be selected by the President. The President shall also designate one member of the committee to be Chair. 

Functions

1. The committee shall review and recommend improvements to campus security policies and procedures for: (a) educating the campus community, including security personnel and those people who advise or supervise students about personal safety, crime prevention, sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking; (b) reporting sexual assaults, domestic violence and stalking incidents and assisting victims during investigations; (c) referring complaints to appropriate authorities; (d) counseling victims; and (e) responding to inquiries from concerned people. 

2. The committee shall report, in writing, to the college president on its findings and recommendations at least once each academic year; and such report shall be available on request.

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