portrait of Bev Baligad

Bev Baligad

Director of Compliance/Title IX Coordinator, University of Hawaii – West O’ahu

Bev has been a member of the Michigan State Bar since 2004. She currently serves as the Director of Compliance/Title IX Coordinator at the University of Hawaii West Oahu campus. An alumna of UH Manoa and Thomas M. Cooley Law School, she was previously employed at a mid-sized, urban public commuter college with 20,000+ students. Since 2005, she has worked in various areas in higher education, including but not limited to: Labor Relations, Executive leadership, Adjunct Faculty, Compliance, Student Affairs and Title IX. She has extensive experience in the development and implementation of key compliance areas such as training, investigations, programming/awareness events, process reviews, and case management. 

Bev is also highly involved in the Hawaii state threat assessment efforts. She serves as the current Chair of Threat Team Hawaii (TTH) and as a member of the TTH Consult Group; is a US Department of Homeland Security, NTER Certified Master Trainer; and is the Principal Investigator for two US Department of Homeland Security Targeted Violence and Threat Prevention (TVTP) grants totaling over $1.3 million dollars to build and sustain threat prevention efforts in the state.  

She has been a consultant and trained institutions across the nation in the areas of Title IX, Title IV, Behavior Intervention Team (BIT), VAWA/Campus SaVE/Clery Act, ADA/Section 504, FERPA, EDGAR Part 86, Student Conduct, Due Process and First Amendment. She served as the Michigan State Coordinator (2009-2013) for the Association of Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA), the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) NACUA Notes Editorial Board, Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), and University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA). She also continues to train nationally on a variety of topics.