The Compliance Review Committee exists in order to support ongoing College-wide identification, communication, monitoring, and compliance of applicable laws, regulations, and policies. The committee fosters the belief that compliance is the collective and collaborative responsibility of all Lone Star College employees.
To engage in the maintenance of the institutional compliance item inventory (CII).
To serve as a communication link with employees in the respective areas regarding compliance items.
To assist in reviewing and assessing the compliance of applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
To proactively identify potential areas of risk in adhering to compliance requirements and propose interventions for remediation.
To serve as an informational and advisory resource to strengthen knowledge capacity in the area of compliance across the College.
To assist in identifying, developing, and implementing frameworks and methodologies for promoting compliance.
To advocate compliance awareness at all levels of the College.
Executive Sponsors and Membership
The Compliance Review Committee (CRC) is supported by the authority of the Chancellor and the members of the Chancellorís Cabinet. Committee membership is designated annually by the senior management of the Collegeís system office business units.
The committee consists of representation from the following functional content areas:
Accreditation and Compliance
Administrative Services (Vice Presidents)
Audit and Consulting Services
Budget and Treasury
Compliance Education and Training
Creative & Strategic Initiatives
Dual Credit and Early College
Facilities & Construction
Governance, Equity, and Records
Marketing and Communication
Records and Enrollment
Resource Development and Grants
Veteran Financial Services
Committee Member Responsibilities
Active participation in monthly WebEx and quarterly face-to-face meetings.
Provide updates on compliance processes, reporting, and timelines for respective areas.
Facilitate and lead dialogue promoting compliance procedures with department counterparts and other identified stakeholders.
Support campus/department teams in monitoring and assessing respective areas of compliance.
Engage in quarterly reviews and updating of the Compliance Item Inventory (CII) document.
Regularly communicate information on area audits, regulatory updates, and program reviews.