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Public Safety Advisory Committee - West campus

William Orr, Commander, ASU Police

The Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) serves in an advisory and consultative role and is responsible to the executive vice president, treasurer, and CFO. The mission of the PSAC is to make recommendations to assist the ASU Police Department (ASU PD) to be responsive to the needs of the campuses and local communities and to provide the university administration with a vehicle to receive regular input on issues surrounding crime abatement, law enforcement, public safety, and emergency preparedness. The PSAC receives comments and suggestions from the public at large, facilitates communication, provides advice, reviews complaints against the ASU PD or its staff, and makes recommendations accordingly to the executive vice president, treasurer, and CFO and/or the ASU chief of police. Employee and local community representatives are appointed by the executive vice president, treasurer, and CFO and student representatives are appointed by ASASU with the approval of the executive vice president, treasurer, and CFO.

Voting Members:
Michael ThompsonChief of PoliceASU Police Department
Chad Morgan
Director, Educational Outreach and Student Services
ASU West
Lara Ferry
Interim Director and Professor
School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Nicholas Schweitzer
Associate ProfessorSchool of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Eduardo PaganAssociate Dean and Associate ProfessorNew College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Glenn Spurlin IIIAssistant Director, Residential LifeEducational Outreach and Student Services
Ronald HicksAssociate Dean of StudentsEducational Outreach and Student Services
Daryl ShyHealth and Safety SpecialistEnvironmental Health and Safety
Mark GaertnerField Operations SupervisorParking and Transit Service
Michele RourkePolice CommanderASU Police Department
John Herrera
Director, Facilities Management
Business and Finance
Frank Melgar
School of Business
Shane Hunt
Operations Supervisor
University Libraries
Tiffany Raiser
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Non-Voting Members:
Stuart Bedics
Assistant Chief of Police
ASU Police Department

To contact PSAC - West campus, send an email to: