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University Governance

East Tennessee State University

Animal Care Standing Committee

Reports to:

Vice Provost for Research and Sponsored Programs

Charge:

Regulate animal care and use in all programs associated with the University; make recommendations and suggest policy for the administration of the Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) regarding animals in teaching and research programs; ascertain compliance with appropriate federal regulations; act as the internal certifying agency for the University concerning animal care and welfare; conduct forums, as appropriate, on the needs for uses of and policies pertaining to research using animals.

Website:

https://www.etsu.edu/ucac/default.aspx

Status

Membership  Structure

Length of Term

Voting

Eight Faculty who are practicing scientists experienced in research involving animals

2020

2020

2020

2020

2021

2021

2021

2022

Attending Veterinarian

Indefinite

One Staff representative working with Laboratory animals

2021

One Community Representative

2020

One Non-Scientist 2021
One representative from the VA

2021

Alternates

Three Faculty Scientists

2020

2021

2023

One Non-Scientist

2021

One Community Representative

2021

Non-Voting/ Ex-officio

2 Consultants

Indefinite

Indefinite

One representative from the VA Research Office

Indefinite

Recording Secretary

Indefinite

 

Updated: 6 February 2020

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