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Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management Team

Find out about the Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management Team, and see a list of its members.

The Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management Team exists to mitigate behavioral threat on campus through an integrated process of communication, education, prevention, problem identification, assessment, intervention, and response to incidents. The team works with existing campus organizations to foster collaboration on all aspects of behavioral threat involving students, staff, faculty, or non-affiliates. They may be mobilized by calling EH&S Emergency Services.

Responsibilities of the team include:

  • Conducting quarterly meetings and conferring on an as-needed basis.
  • Acting as a liaison and additional resource to campus units engaged in the process of assessing and managing behavioral threat.
  • Developing policy recommendations and guidance regarding behavioral threat assessment and management for the UCSD community.
  • Coordinating the conduct of behavioral threat-related training and public awareness campaigns to ensure consistency and continuity in threat assessment and incident management protocols and messages.
  • Notifying the Executive Policy Group of behavioral threats to the campus community.
Ex Officio Departments
Abelman, Dismas Manager, Emergency Services
Crandal, Monique (Mendoza) Director, Student Affairs Case Management Services
Lea'e, Patricia Detective, Police Department
Appointed Departments
Allina, Rosalyn Social Worker, Student Health Service
Billberry, Elizabeth Director, Security Services/ Parking/ Transportation, UCSD Hillcrest Hospital
Darling, Denise Manager, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
DeSaulniers, Christopher Employee Relations Specialist, Human Resources
Farace, Jennifer Director, Curricular and Student Affairs, School of Medicine
Gattas, Jeffrey Executive Director, MMRPA
Green, Crystal Director, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
Jackson, Steven Director, Facilities Management
Juarez, Reina Director, Counseling and Psychological Services
Kelly, Carolyn J. Assoc. Dean for Admissions & Student Affairs, SOM
Luth, Melissa Sergeant, Police Department
Kafele Khalfani Dean of Student Affairs, Revelle College
Mashman, Robert Clinical Director, Counseling and Psychological Services
Nelson, Laurel Assistant Director, Teaching/ Learning Commons
Oh, Jennifer Director, Postdoctoral & Visiting Scholar Affairs
Otten, Rebecca Director, Strategic Partnerships/ Housing Allocations, Housing, Dining and Hospitality
Reznik, Vivian Assistant Vice Chancellor, Faculty Affairs, Health Systems
Rosen, Amy Director, Academic Employee Relations
Trapp, Natania V. Assistant Director, Student Conduct