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Compliance Directory

This Compliance Directory serves as a reference tool for FIU faculty, staff and students to identify the designated individuals to contact when a compliance-related question or issue arises.

Please note that the Compliance Directory is designed to include all members of the University with significant compliance-related day-to-day responsibilities.

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A

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Academic Misconduct Elizabeth Bejar,
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs
305-348-2151
Accreditation
Susan Himburg, Director, Office of Accreditation
305-348-6385
Americans With Disabilities Act
Staff :

Joann Cuesta-Gomez, Director, Employee and Labor Relations, Human Resources
 

305-348-4186
Students:

Amanda L. Niguidula, MPA, Director, Disability Resource Center, Modesto Maidique Campus
 

305-348-3532
Athletics and NCAA Rules Compliance Pete Garcia, Director of Athletics, Intercollegiate Athletics 305-348-2756
Julie Berg, Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator, Intercollegiate Athletics 305-348-2352
Stephen M. Fain, Faculty Athletic Representative, Professor Emeritus, Honors College Fellow 305-348-1507
Carlos Castillo, General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel 305-348-2103
Jessica Reo, Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and special projects 305-348-8392

B

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Biohazardous Waste Generation and Disposal
Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-2621
Biosafety
Tamece Knowles, Biosafety Officer, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-3387
Bloodborne Pathogens
Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-2621
Booster Clubs
Pete Garcia, Director of Athletics, Intercollegiate Athletics
305-348-8393
Building Codes
John Cal, Associate Vice President, Facilities Management
305-348-4001

C

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Career Services
(internships)
Fernando Figueredo, Director, Career Services
305-348-2423
Chemical Hygiene Tamece Knowles, Biosafety Officer, Environmental Health & Safety 305-348-3387
College of Medicine
Alicia M. Robles De La Lama, Director, Academic Health Center Compliance and Privacy Officer
305-348-4737
Compliance
Karyn Boston, AVP, Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer
305-348-2216
Conflicts of Interest
Faculty:

Elizabeth Bejar,
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs
 

305-348-2151
Faculty/Staff:

Joann Cuesta-Gomez, Director, Employee and Labor Relations, Human Resources
 

305-348-4186
Research:

Andres Gil, Vice President for Research, Division of Research
 

305-348-2494
Students:

Tony Delgado, Ombudsman and Assistant Dean of Students
 

305-348-2797
Contracts
Carlos Castillo, General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel 305-348-2103
Controlled Substances
Surendra Dua, Radiation and Laser Safety Officer and Controlled Substances Compliance Officer, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-0489
Copyright
Faculty Matters/Inquiries:

Elizabeth Bejar,
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs
 

305-348-2151
Non-Faculty Matters/Inquiries:

Carlos Castillo, General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel


305-348-2103

D

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Data Security Helvetiella Longoria, Interim Chief Information Security Officer & HIPAA Officer 305-348-3712
Robert Grillo, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, University Technology Services 305-348-2738
Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 Helvetiella Longoria, Interim Chief Information Security Officer & HIPAA Officer 305-348-3712
Drug-Free Workplace Act Meredith Newman, Provost for Faculty and Global Affairs 305-348-8266
Larry Lunsford, Vice President, Student Affairs 305-348-2797
Kenneth Jessell Senior Vice President of Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer 305-348-2101

E

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Electronic Records Retention (including e-mail) (see also Paper Records Retention)
Robert Grillo, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, University Technology Services 305-348-2738
Emergency Management
Amy Aiken, Director, Emergency Management 305-348-6975
Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-2621
Environmental Health and Safety
EH&S:

Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
 

305-348-2621
Public Safety:

Alexander Casas, Chief of Police, Department of Public Safety
 

305-348-2623
Equal Opportunity
Shirlyon McWhorter, Director, EOP and Diversity, Human Resources
305-348-2533
Ethical Panther Line
Convercent (Third Party) 1-844-312-5358
Ethics
(Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees, Chapter 112, Florida Statutes)
Elizabeth Bejar, Vice Provost,
Academic Affairs
305-348-2151
Carlos Castillo, General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel
305-348-2103
Karyn Boston, AVP, Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer
305-348-2216
Export Control Issues
Andres Gil, Vice President for Research, Division of Research
305-348-2494

F

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Fair Labor Standards Act
Joann Cuesta-Gomez, Director, Employee and Labor Relations, Human Resources
305-348-4186
Family and Medical Leave Act
Joann Cuesta-Gomez, Director, Employee and Labor Relations, Human Resources
305-348-4186
Financial Aid
Francisco Valines, Director of Financial Aid, Enrollment Services
305-348-2333
Fire Prevention
Johnny Suggs, Fire Prevention Officer, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-0291
Foundation
Howard Lipman, Senior Vice President, University Advancement 305-348-6298

G

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Gifts (University)
Howard Lipman, Senior Vice President, University Advancement
305-348-6298
Grants Administration
Tonja Moore, Associate Vice President, Research Strategic Planning and Operations
305-348-3049
Robert Gutierrez, Assistant Vice President, Research 305-348-2494

H

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Hazard Communication Program
Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-2621
Hazardous Waste
Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-2621
Health and Wellness
Cheryl Nowell, Assistant Vice President, Counseling and Student Health Services, Division of Student Affairs
305-348-2277
Oscar Loynaz, Director, Student Health Services
305-348-3080
Health Care Network Faculty Group Practice, Inc. (FIU-HCN)
Jody Lehman, Chief Legal Officer for Health Affairs
305-348-0570
Health Information Privacy
Karyn Boston, AVP, Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer
305-348-2216
Jody Lehman, Chief Legal Officer for Health Affairs
305-348-0570
HIV/AIDS Test Results
Oscar Loynaz, Director, Student Health Services
305-348-3080
Housing
Joe Paulick, Executive Director, Housing Office
305-348-4190
Human Resources
Joann Cuesta-Gomez, Director, Employee and Labor Relations, Human Resources

See also specific Human Resources area.

305-348-4186

I

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Immigration
Carlos Castillo, General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel 305-348-2103
Infectious Diseases
Oscar Loynaz, Director, Student Health Services
305-348-3080
Information Technology Security
Helvetiella Longoria, Interim Chief Information Security Officer & HIPAA Officer
305-348-3712
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Thomas Pitzer, IACUC Chairperson and Professor, Biological Sciences
305-348-1224
Andres Gil, Vice President for Research, Division of Research
305-348-2494
Institutional Review Board for the Use of Human Subjects (IRB)
Christopher Grayson, Director, Office of Research Integrity
305-348-2494
Andres Gil, Vice President for Research, Division of Research
305-348-2494
Insurance
Alexander Fals, Risk Management & Insurance, Facilities Management 305-348-6970
Intellectual Property
Peter Hernandez, Director, Technology Transfer and Commercialization, Division of Research 305-348-2494
Internal Audit
Allen Vann, Audit Director, Office of Internal Audit
305-348-2465
International Students
Ana Sippin, Director, International Student and Scholar Services
305-348-2421
International Studies
Susan Himburg, Director for Academic Planning and Accountability
305-348-2151

J

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
     

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L

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Laboratory Safety
Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-2621
Laser Safety
Surendra Dua, Radiation and Laser Safety Officer and Controlled Substances Compliance Officer, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-0489
Legal Matters Carlos Castillo, General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel 305-348-2103

M

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Media – Questions or Inquiries Sandra B. Gonzalez-Levy, Senior Vice President of External Relations 305-348-7235
Mental Health Confidentiality
Cheryl Nowell, Assistant Vice President, Counseling and Student Health Services, Division of Student Affairs 305-348-2277

N

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
NCAA Rules
Jessica Reo, Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and special projects 305-348-8392

O

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-2621

P

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Paper Records Retention
(see also Electronic Records Retention)
Vicki Silvera, Department Head and University Librarian, FIU Libraries, Special Collections
305-348-3136
Purchasing/Procurement Cecilia Hamilton,
University Controller
305-348-2161

Q

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
     

R

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Radiation Safety
Surendra Dua, Radiation and Laser Safety Officer and Controlled Substances Compliance Officer, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-0489
Records Custodians
Vicki Silvera, Department Head and University Librarian, FIU Libraries, Special Collections
305-348-3136
Registrar Kevin Coughlin, University Registrar, Office of the Registrar 305-348-2320
Research
Andres Gil, Vice President for Research See also specific research area. 305-348-2494
Risk Management
Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-2621

S

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Security Alexander Casas, Chief of Police, Department of Public Safety 305-348-2623
Sexual Harassment Shirlyon McWhorter, Director, EOP and Diversity, Human Resources 305-348-2533
Social Media (Web site) Brian Schneider, Director of Web Strategy TBA
Eduardo Merille, Director, Marketing & New Media 305-348-7562
Social Security Numbers Kenneth Jessell, Senior Vice President of Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer 305-348-2101
Robert Grillo, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, University Technology Services 305-348-2738
Helvetiella Longoria, Interim Chief Information Security Officer & HIPAA Officer 305-348-3712
Karyn Boston, AVP, Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer 305-348-2216
Student Academic Grievances Douglas Robertson, Dean, Undergraduate Education 305-348-3681
Student Ombudsman Office Tony Delgado, Ombudsman and Assistant Dean of Students 305-348-2797
Student Records Privacy
Luisa Havens, Vice President, Enrollment Services 305-348-3833
Subpoenas or Court Orders Carlos Castillo, General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel 305-348-2103

T

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Taxation
Edgardo Salazar, Assistant Controller, Office of the Controller 305-348-2655
Time and Effort Reporting
Mirtha Alberto, Director, Budget and Systems, Research
305-348-2494

U

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Underage Drinking
Kristen A. Kawczynski, Director of Student Conduct 305-348-3939
USA PATRIOT Act
Kenneth Jessell, Senior Vice President of Finance & Administration and Chief Financial Officer 305-348-2101
Elizabeth Bejar, Vice Provost, Academic Affairs 305-348-2151
Robert Grillo, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, University Technology Services 305-348-2738

V

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Violence or Threats of Violence
Alexander Casas, Chief of Police, Department of Public Safety
305-348-2623

W

TOPIC CONTACT PERSON TELEPHONE
Web site TBA
305-348-0094
Whistleblower
Protection
Allen Vann, Audit Director, Office of Internal Audit
305-348-2465
Workplace Safety
Alexander Casas, Chief of Police, Department of Public Safety
305-348-2623
Yenny Diaz, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
305-348-2621

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Last Updated on 10/27/2014