Lake-Sumter Community College

Institutional Review Board

Purpose and Charge

Provide leadership advancing college and student success by:

  • Providing support for, and making continuous improvement recommendations for research at LSSC including, but not limited to, faculty projects.

    Areas of Focus:  The IRB will protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects by ensuring ethical frameworks are followed, foster a research culture by promoting research-based practices, improve college research output, and ensure compliance with Federal regulations. 
  • Advancing the strategic plan, fostering cycles of improvement, monitoring college performance against set measures and targets, and making recommendations with the college mission, vision, values as a focus.  Utilize the Business Planning Process to guide recommendations.
  • Collaborating with senior leadership, committees, division and departmental personnel and other subject matter experts as appropriate.
  • Reviewing, prioritizing and making recommendation on projects/initiatives brought forward.
  • Evaluating, recommending, and executing projects as assigned by Cabinet and Planning Council.

2018 - 2019 Focus and Objectives

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Dr. Scott Hopkins


Judith Haars


Dr. Amy Albee-Levine
​Dr. Lloyd Beckles
Mr. Greg Bridgeman
Mr. Mark Duslak
​Ms. Karen Hogans
Mr. James Jackson

Ms. Amber Karlins
Mr. Patrick Rader
Dr. Robin Walter
Dr. David Walton
Dr. Doug Wymer, Cabinet Liaison


Committee Schedule

  • TBD 

Agendas and Minutes

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