COVID-19 Governance and Input Affairs Committee of St. Mary’s University briefed SMU Compliance Officers on November 04, 2020. The Dean of Student Support Services Office welcomed the self-motivated Compliance Officers, all of whom are students of SMU, and introduced the agendum and Ato Desalegn Berie, Chair of COVID-19 Governance and Input Affairs Committee and Vice President for Business and Administration, who made the briefing.
Appreciating students for accepting the University’s call and volunteering to serve as Compliance Officers during the face-to-face classes which will resume next week, Ato Desalegn Berie explained St. Mary’s University’s preparations toward resuming classes while ensuring adherence to COVID-19 prevention protocols.
The major responsibility of Compliance Officers, according to Ato Desalegn is, to ensure that students conform to the COVID-19 prevention protocols in order to enable healthy environment during their stay on campus. He also described the procedures the Compliance Officers should follow while discharging their responsibilities. Finally, a coordinator was assigned on voluntary basis to help the Compliance Officers work as a strong team in a coordinated manner and enable timely exchange of information with pertinent offices of the University.