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Enterprise Risk Management Committee

ERM Leadership

The University of Iowa ERM Committee reports to:

Committee Members

Scott Arneson Assistant Dean for Finance & Facilities College of Dentistry
Mary Jane Beach Assistant Vice President and Director, Business Services
Joseph Brennan VP of Strategic Communications
Jane Drews University IT Security Officer
David Grady Associate Vice President and Dean of Students
Charles Green Assistant Vice President and Director, Public Safety
Terry Johnson Associate Vice President and University Controller
James Jorgensen Deputy Counsel, Office of General Counsel
Kevin Kregel Associate Provost for Faculty
Edward Nobles Associate Director Risk Management
Donna Pearcy Chief Risk Officer
Richard Saunders Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
John Staley Senior Associate Director UI Hospitals and Clinics
Todd Stewart Chief Audit Executive
Michael Valde Director, Environmental Compliance & Deputy Counsel
James Walker Associate Vice President for Research

ERM Committee Mission and Initiatives

Mission Statement

To help ensure the future viability of the University of Iowa, the Enterprise Risk Management Committee will assess enterprise risk areas, develop enterprise risk management strategies, recommend institutional policies related to controlling risks and promote a culture that identifies risk management as a consideration when executing and planning enterprise activities.


Create a risk aware culture among responsible University of Iowa employees that promotes and integrates principled decision making to establish acceptable risks in all of the University's education, research, outreach and service endeavors.

Additional Information

Initiatives of the ERM committee:

Last updated 9/25/2014