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Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP)
Amendment Approval Process


The president has designated the Office of Institutional Compliance and Risk Services (OICRS) as the university office responsible for coordination of policy development and review, and to ensure institutional compliance with HOP policy 9.03.

HOP Amendment Approval Process

During the development and/or revision process, policies receive rigorous review by the HOP Committee. Policies are also reviewed by identified stakeholders, the Office of Legal Affairs, the president. and the University of Texas System Office of General Counsel. Click here for more information on the amendment approval process. Click here for a list of policy changes from the last 90 days.

HOP Committee Membership

Members of the committee are appointed by the president to review and make recommendations to the president regarding the HOP. The HOP Committee membership includes the president or his or her designee, the vice presidents or their respective designees, the Faculty Senate chair, Staff Council chair, Student Government Association President, the policy coordinator, and other individuals as appointed by the president. Click here to see the member list. It can also be found below.

HOP Committee Responsibilities

The HOP Committee has the responsibility for the following activities:
A. Review and make recommendations to the president regarding any significant change to the Handbook of Operating Procedures, including the reformatting, and / or addition, amendment and deletion of policies and procedures in accordance with HOP policy 9.03.
B. Develop and maintain a schedule for the timely review and maintenance of existing policy.
C. Consult with outside subject matter experts as necessary to clarify policy/procedural requirements, assure compliance, or otherwise discharge the responsibilities of the committee.

Policy Coordination

James Weaver, Director, Office of Institutional Compliance and Risk Services, HOP Committee Chair
Evelyn Vanderburg, Compliance Management Analyst, HOP Policy Coordinator

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding the approval process, policy revisions, or just general comments contact Evelyn Vanderburg at 458-4992 or

Policy Links

UTSA Handbook of Operating Procedures
UT System Policy Library
Board of Regents’ Rules and Regulations

HOP Committee members FY19-20

Area Represented Committee Member Title
President Elvira Leal Assistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives
VPAA Dr. Heather Shipley Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs and Dean of University College
VPAA Dr. Tammy Wyatt Vice Provost, Student Success
VPAA Dr. Steve Wilkerson Associate Vice Provost, Institutional Research
VPBA Gary Lott

Assistant Vice President of Financial Services & University Bursar


Sylvia Enriquez

Associate Vice President, Human Resources
VPBA Wanda Boller Executive Director, Human Resources Business Partner
VPER Becky Anderson Assistant Vice President for Operations and Advancement Services
VPIA Christine Moeller Associate Athletics Director/Sports Administration & Student-Athlete Welfare & Senior Woman Administrator
VPREDKE Dr. Michelle Stevenson Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity
Student Affairs Herbert Ganey Executive Director, Student Union
VPIE Dr. Myron Anderson Vice President for Inclusive Excellence
VP IMT Dr. Vanessa Kenon Associate Vice President for Information Management and Technology


Ben Garcia Director of Customer and Operations Support Services
Faculty Senate Dr. Chad Mahood Associate Professor / College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Staff Council Hillary Klingman Director of Operations, Campus Services
Student Government John “Jack” Rust

Student Government President

Institutional Compliance & Risk Services James Weaver Executive Director
Institutional Compliance & Risk Services Evelyn Vanderburg Institutional Compliance Coordinator
Office of Legal Affairs Jay Roselló Chief Legal Officer