Conduct Assessment Response and Education (CARE)


For the person completing this report.

Michael Jasek

Email hidden; Javascript is required.


Official Name of the Board

Conduct Assessment Response and Education (CARE)

Effective date of establishment


Authorized by

Regents Policy Manual (RPM)

Board Reports To (if applicable)

Dean of Students

Scope of Impact


Type of Board



The purpose(s) of this Rule, and corresponding procedural guidelines, as they may be
subsequently issued by the Rule administrators, are as follows:
1. To heighten awareness and mutual concern for the welfare of all within the New Mexico State University
(NMSU) system, which includes all campuses and work sites, and to encourage the reporting of observed
behaviors of concern occurring in the classroom, on campus, in NMSU Housing, in the workplace, or at
any other university location or sponsored event.
2. To facilitate communication and coordination among university officials charged with maintaining a safe
and secure environment for university students, employees, and others, specifically with a focus on the
avoidance of critical incidents caused by individual or group misconduct, through early detection and
reporting, risk assessment and responsive action.
3. To formally recognize and authorize the Conduct Assessment/Response, and Education (CARE)
Committee and its subcommittee, the Behavioral Intervention Team, and to clarify their respective roles
and responsibilities relative to the process by which the behavior of concern will be assessed for risk and
determination of appropriate precautionary and/or follow up action.


The committee has the authority to assess the level of risk of a given situations and develop a plan of action. From the team each member holds responsibility to their given department and division.


What is the process for selecting a chair?

The chair is stated within the rule. The position serving as chair does not change.

Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year


Michael Jasek


Email hidden; Javascript is required.

Co-Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year


Michael Jasek


Email hidden; Javascript is required.

Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Additional Membership Details

Members are appointed by

By Position

Position appointment description

Members of CARE are appointed due to the fact that the department will have direct contact with an individual of concern such as Housing and Residential Life, Police, Human Resources.

Is membership representative?


What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

The appoints are by position as outlined in rule 3.07

What are the terms of appointment?

Membership is by position. Therefore, an individual remains a member until they leave their given position

Are terms staggered?


Are members subject to reappointment?


What is the process for filling vacant positions?

Vacancies are filled by the given position being filled through the hiring process used by the specific department.

Member List
Name Title Member Type
Michael Jasek Dean of Students Voting Member
Dario Silva Director of Counseling Services/Employee Assistance Program Voting Member
Will Waller Assistant Dean of Students Case Manager Voting Member
Lisa Warren Associate General Counsel Non-voting Member
Judith Voelz Chief Medical Officer Voting Member
Anne Ricksecker VP Student Services Alamogordo Voting Member
Juanita Garcia VP Student Services Carlsbad Voting Member
Amandeo Ledesma VP Student Services Dona Ana Voting Member
Beth Armstead VP Student Services Grants Voting Member
Louis Hubert Deputy Chief Fire Department Voting Member
Andrew Bowen Deputy Chief Police Department Voting Member
Trudy Luken Director Student Accessibility Services Voting Member
Jeff Ferguson Assistant Dean of Students Conduct Voting Member
Lauri Millot Title IX Coordinator Voting Member
Jason Castillo Associate Employee Relations Specialist Voting Member

What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

Office of the Dean of Students

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

Committee meets weekly unless there are no cases of concerning behavior.

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?


List of Meeting Dates

July 11, 2017
July 18, 2017
July 25, 2017
August 1, 2017
August 8, 2017
August 15, 2017
August 22, 2017
August 29, 2017
September 5, 2017
September 12, 2017
September 19, 2017
September 26, 2017
October 3, 2017
October 10, 2017
October 17, 2017
October 24, 2017
October 31, 2017
November 7, 2017
November 14, 2017
November 28, 2017
December 5, 2017
December 12, 2017
December 19, 2017
January 9, 2018
January 16, 2018
January 23, 2018
January 30, 2018
February 6, 2018
February 13, 2018
February 20, 2018
February 27, 2018
March 6, 2018
March 13, 2018
March 27, 2018
April 3, 2018
April 10, 2018
April 17, 2018
April 24, 2018
May 1, 2018
May 8, 2018
May 22, 2018
May 29, 2018
June 5, 2018
June 12, 2018
June 19, 2018
June 26, 2018

Major Accomplishments

Formalized the collection of data, began a year to year comparison
Held a CARE Team retreat - made the decision to form a Post-Vention task force

This entry was posted in . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.