In her new role, Zak will be tasked with the planning of campus safety functions and will manage the campus’s crisis and emergency response. David Kang, who is CU’s vice chancellor for infrastructure and safety and will supervise Zak, said creating this position has been a priority of his since he was also hired earlier this year . “I think that there are always things that we can do better, so we created this position so we can renew our focus on safety and take it to the next level,” Kang said. additional resourcesZak, who was making $163,894 annually as the police chief, will make $179,500 in her new position. She was selected for the position after CU chose to do an internal search because Kang said they wanted someone familiar with the city and the campus. “We decided we wanted someone well respected already within the Boulder community,” Kang said. “Her past experiences definitely played a role in her getting this position,” Kang said. “Melissa is a valued member of the university community, and she has proven she can get the job done. http://www.buffalos-rufc.com/elirusselllive/2016/12/09/astute-strategies-in-skills-for-respiratory-medicine-across-the-ukI think she’ll do a great job in this new role as well.” Zak could not be reached by phone Monday, but did release a statement through the university.
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