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Threat Education Assessment & Management (T.E.A.M.)

Old Dominion University is committed to preserving an environment that enables community members to reach their fullest potential. In responding to behaviors of concern, we aspire to protect the health, safety and welfare of the University community from violence, which is why TEAM was formed.

The Threat Education Assessment & Management team (TEAM) is a cross-functional, multidisciplinary group committed to identifying, evaluating and managing the risks associated with certain behaviors that may pose a threat to the campus community's safety.

T.E.A.M. Responsibilities

  • Educate the campus community to identify and report behaviors of concern
  • Evaluate referrals for risk of targeted violence or self-harm
  • Refer appropriately to university officials, mental health professionals, and/or law enforcement agencies
  • Develop and help implement preventative safety measures for potential target(s) of violence
  • Consult with the Monarch community about their safety concerns
  • Respond judiciously with recommended action for those who exhibit behaviors of concern
  • Policy & Procedure proposals, revisions, and recommendations that advance campus safety



T.E.A.M. Members

Name Title Phone

Michal Chavis

Threat Assessment Coordinator

683-5798
Garrett Shelton
Interim, Chief of Police

683-4000

Keitha Boone
Chief of Police Designee

683-4000

Judy Bowman Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs Designee

683-3260

Vicki Bonner Associate Dean of Students

683-3442

Janet Katz
Associate Dean, Arts & Letters

683-4338

Laura Ulmer Director, Office of Student Conduct & Academic Integrity

683-3431

JaRenae Whitehead Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

683-4564

Allen Wilson

University Counsel

683-3144

Ariana Wright Interim Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity (Title IX)

683-3141

Laura Helton Edmonson

Counseling Services

683-4401

Additional Contacts