Committee of Conflcts of Interest in Sponsored Projects

CONTACT INFORMATIONFor the person completing this report.
NameLuis Vazquez
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD
Official Name of the BoardCommittee of Conflcts of Interest in Sponsored Projects
Effective date of establishment07/2014
Authorized byRegents Policy Manual (RPM)
Board Reports To (if applicable)VPR
Scope of ImpactSystem
Type of BoardStanding
Purpose

For compliance with federal agencies research misconduct regulations, this committee convenes under the authority of the Office of the VPR to review all disclosure statements and to identify, manage and / or resolve potential and actual conflicts of interest

Authority

The Committee on Conflicts of Interest in Sponsored Projects is under the authority of the BOR through the NMSU Policy Manual, Policy 3.21.27, The Committee on Conflicts of Interest in Sponsored Activities shall meet as necessary to review all disclosure statements and decide in each instance whether:
a. There is no potential conflict of interest; or
b. There was a conflict of interest, which has since been resolved; or
c. There is a conflict of interest that has not been resolved.

MEMBERSHIP
What is the process for selecting a chair?

The VPR or AVPR serves as the ongoing Chair of the Conflict of Interest Committee.

Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year
NameLuis Vazquez
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Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year
Additional Membership Details
Members are appointed byAs Individuals
Position appointment description

The Committee on Conflicts of Interest in Sponsored Activities shall be a standing committee consisting of the vice president for research, the director of a college/unit research center or institute director designated by the vice president for research and three faculty members appointed by the vice president for research and approved by the Faculty Senate. One member of the committee shall not be involved in sponsored research. Due to faculty leaving NMSU and changes in leadership throughout the university, new faculty members and representatives will be assigned and approved by the faculty senate for the the new academic year.

Are terms staggered?Yes
Are members subject to reappointment?Yes
Please explain the conditions under which members are subject to reappointment.

Depending on the needs and expertise the members represent they may be re-considered for reappointment

What is the process for filling vacant positions?

Depending on the position to be filled (administrator, faculty or staff), members are selected by the VPR for the approval process.

Member List
Name Title Member Type
To be appointed by Faculty Senate for Fall/2019 Voting Member
MEETINGS & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

VPR

What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?

The VPR serves as the ongoing Chair of the Conflict of Interest Committee.

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?Yes
List of Meeting Dates

Committee meets only when COI issues occur in Sponsored Projects due to adverse events or developing a COI management plan

Major Accomplishments

There were no adverse events leading to a COI meeting for Sponsored Projects this past year


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