UW-Madison Export Control Organizational Structure

The Senior Officer with ultimate responsibility for export control compliance at UW-Madison is the Chancellor.
The Chancellor has designated the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education as the Key Senior 
Officer with oversight over the export control compliance program. The key personnel for this program are:

Thomas Demke
Title: Export Control Officer


Principal Responsibilities: preparation and maintenance of campus export control compliance plan; assisting
campus units with preparing unit-specific export control compliance plans and technology control plans;
outreach and training on export control compliance; export control assessments of specific projects;
preparation of export license applications; tracking and monitoring export licenses; record-keeping.

Bethany Nelson
Title: Export Control Coordinator


Principal Responsibilities: developing and maintaining a technology control plan and chain of custody plan;
outreach and training on export control compliance; export control assessments of specific projects;
assistance with preparation of export license applications; assist with export control certifications for visa
applications; tracking and monitoring export licenses; record-keeping.

Benjamin Griffiths
Title: Senior Legal Counsel


Principal Responsibilities: legal advice and counsel regarding application of export control laws and
compliance matters; maintenance of DTRADE and SNAP-R accounts; preparation and submission of export
control license applications; coordination of license tracking with the Export Control Office; outreach and 
training on export control compliance.

Raymond Taffora
Title: Vice Chancellor, Office of Legal Affairs


Principal Responsibilities: chief legal official at UW-Madison and member of University’s executive leadership
group that includes the Senior Officer and Key Senior Officer; general oversight of institutional legal affairs
including regulatory compliance matters.

In addition to the key personnel, the following individuals also provide support and resources
to the University’s export control compliance function:

Steve Ackerman
Title: Associate Vice Chancellor for Physical Sciences


Principal Responsibilities: coordinating export control compliance with other campus regulatory compliance
functions; providing resources and support to Export Control Officer and Export Control Coordinator.

Jennifer Taylor
Title: Director of International Faculty and Staff Services


Principal Responsibilities: interface with Export Control Compliance.



Keywords:UW-Madison export control organizational chart   Doc ID:35037
Owner:Tom D.Group:VCRGE and Graduate School
Created:2013-11-01 14:54 CDTUpdated:2016-11-01 09:36 CDT
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