Alls named director of Ethics and Compliance

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Brittney Alls

Brittney D. Alls, a respected attorney and leader in ethics and risk management, has been named director of Ethics and Compliance in the Office of Compliance, Ethics and Risk Management for Augusta University.

In this role, her duties will include overseeing the university’s compliance and ethics programs as well as policies and procedures related to enterprise risk management, ethics, research misconduct, fraud, waste and abuse, and conflict of interest.

“Augusta University strives to foster an environment where faculty, staff, and students understand our commitment to upholding institutional values and ethics,” said Clay Sprouse, interim vice president for Audit, Compliance, Ethics, and Risk Management at Augusta University. “With her expertise in higher education and public sector settings, Brittney brings a wealth of knowledge to this position and I am confident she will be successful in leading this valuable work.”

Alls brings more than a decade of experience in conflict resolution, organizational development, diversity and inclusion work, and risk management to Augusta University.

She most recently served as special assistant to the chancellor and student ombudsman at the University of South Carolina Aiken. In this position, she managed the university’s enterprise risk management, including solving student grievances, contributing to the institution’s diversity and inclusion strategies, and serving as the legal liaison for the Office of General Counsel at the university’s campus in Columbia. She also served as a consultant for Rural Health Services in Aiken, where she assisted with contract management, employee relations, and patient grievances.

In 2015, Alls was one of five attorneys nationwide to serve as an inaugural member of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution’s Fellowship Program. As a result of these efforts, she developed initiatives focused on collaborating peer mediation programs, restorative justice practices and interrupting the school-to-prison pipeline in the K-12 educational setting. She also created guidelines to assist law enforcement and community stakeholders with community partnership policing models.

Alls is active in several professional organizations, such as the State Bar of Georgia, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., and the Junior League of Augusta.

She earned her bachelor of arts in political science and international affairs from Florida State University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law.

The director of Ethics and Compliance for Augusta University Health will soon be selected.

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