Stephen F. Austin State University

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (2014/2015)


Four faculty members representing academic departments utilizing vertebrate animals for research, testing, training or related purposes; one faculty member from a department not utilizing animals in research; one veterinarian; one staff member from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs; and one member of the community not associated with the University. All members are to be appointed annually by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.


Chair appointed by Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs


Two Year


To recommend policies and procedures and provide oversight in accordance with federal and state rules and regulations concerning the uses, care, housing, and disposal of vertebrate animals held or used for research, teaching, or other activities; to inspect annually the animal facilities; to maintain all records related to the use of vertebrate animals in research; and to file appropriate reports.

Name Title Dept/College/Office Term Ends
Dr. Stacie Appleton Assistant Professor Agriculture 2014/2015
Dr. Brent Burt
Assistant Professor Biology 2014/2015
Dr. Carrie Brown Director Office of Research & Sponsored Programs 2014/2015
Dr. Chris Comer Assistant Professor Wildlife Management 2014/2015
Dr. Warren Conway Assistant Professor Forestry 2014/2015
Dr. Ronald Lott Veterinarian Appleby Sand Road Animal Clinic 2014/2015
Dr. Christopher Sams Assistant Professor English 2014/2015
Mr. Tommy Wheeler Director Nacogdoches Animal Shelter 2014/2015