The Council of Advisors in Leadership Involved in Broad Risk Analysis Throughout the Enterprise (CALIBRATE) Committee is a senior-level group appointed by the UMB president that is composed of a broad cross-section of individuals familiar with the varied aspects of the University’s mission and charged with advising UMB leadership on high-level ERM matters. Current CALIBRATE Committee members are:

  • Provost and Executive Vice President [Roger J. Ward, EdD, JD, MSL, MPA] (Chair)

  • Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance [Dawn M. Rhodes, DBA, MBA] (Vice Chair)

  • School Dean [Mark A. Reynolds, DDS, PhD, MA]
Clinical and Clinical Education [Donna L. Parker, MD, FACP]

  • Senior Vice President for External Relations [Jennifer B. Litchman, MA]

  • Vice President and General Counsel [Alana Kyriakakis, JD]

  • President’s Office and Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Risk Management [Jon Kucskar, JD]


The Enterprise Risk Management Implementation Committee (ERMIC) will meet six times a year led by the assistant vice president for enterprise risk management, with a broad range of committee members representing various mission areas, functions, and shared governance perspectives. Its major tasks include: developing qualitative and quantitative risk frameworks for use by schools and units; reviewing select risks & opportunities and advising on next steps; and establishing principled sorting methods between strategic and functional risks.

Current ERMIC members are:

Jon Kucskar (Chair), President’s Office
Victoria Meadows, Office of Enterprise Risk Management
Jane Allgair, Office of Research and Development
Patty Alvarez, Office of Student Affairs
Sarah Archibald, Office of Accountability and Compliance
Paige Baum, MGIC
Steven Deck, Administration & Finance
Kevin Donegan, Budget & Financial Analysis
Crystal Edwards, School of Law
Jodi Frey, School of Social Work
Bill Gardiner, School of Nursing
Brian Godette, Ombudsperson
Aaron Graham, Staff Senate Representative
Carl Jackson, Office of Academic Affairs
Laura Kozak, Office of Communications and Public Affairs
Tricia O'Neill, Office of the Provost
Irma Robins, Office of General Counsel
Lacie Rockel, Office of Risk Management
Tyrone Roper, Office of Community Engagement
Brian Scruggs, Institutional Effectiveness, Strategic Planning and Assessment
Nirav Shah, School of Medicine
Fred Smith, Center for Information Technology Services
Christopher Stanton, Office of Emergency Management
Stephanie Suerth, Office of Accountability and Compliance