Consulting Oversight Committee

The Consulting Oversight Committee (COC) is responsible for monitoring the University’s compliance with Faculty Consulting policies and procedures.  The COC reviews the semiannual reports submitted by the internal audit office for the University, makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees of the University concerning policies and procedures.The COC sends a copy of such recommendations, in accordance with section 11-4a of the Connecticut General Statutes, to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to higher education and government administration.

COC Members:

The Honorable Judith G. Freedman, Chairperson
Former State Senator and Deputy Senate Republican Leader

Andrea Dennis-LaVigne, D.V.M.
Board of Trustees
University of Connecticut

Charles Chiusano
Chairman, Citizen’s Ethics Advisory Board

Del Siegle, Ph.D.
Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education
University of Connecticut

Casey Cobb, Ph.D.
Educational Leadership, Neag School of Education
University of Connecticut

Lawrence Silbart, Ph.D.
Allied Health Sciences, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
University of Connecticut

Ilze Krisst, Ph.D.

Karla H. Fox, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita
University of Connecticut


Frank LaRosa, CPA
Chief Audit Executive
Office Of Audit and Management Advisory Services
University of Connecticut

Kimberly Fearney
Associate Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Office of University Compliance
University of Connecticut

Sarah Croucher, Ph.D
Director of Academic Policy & Faculty Affairs
Office of the Provost
University of Connecticut

Scott Wetstone, M.D.
Director of Health Affairs Policy Planning
University of Connecticut Health Center