About ORC

 The Office of Research Compliance (ORC) ensures that TAMUCC employees, faculty, staff, and students   remain in compliance with regulations applicable to research activities.

 ORC furthers TAMUCC’s mission of becoming an emerging research institution by:

  • Analyzing federal, state, and institutional regulations in relation to research activities;
  • Providing institutional review of research activities; and
  • Providing informational sessions and training, as requested.

 For more information or questions, contact: 

Office of Research Compliance
2019_0618-ri-headshots-4776.jpg Rebecca Ballard, JD, MA, CIP
Director of Research Compliance and Export Control Officer
(361) 825-2497
hughes-waters-g-18001.jpg Germaine Hughes-Waters, CIP
Research Compliance Coordinator
(361) 825-2892
2019_0617-riheadshot-ed-4730.jpg Larry Lloyd
Dive Safety Officer
(361) 825-3086
villarreal,-linda-.jpg Linda Villarreal
Program Manager
(361) 825-3057