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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 1AGENCY ADMINISTRATION
SUBCHAPTER BDISPUTE RESOLUTION
RULE §1.22Appointment of ADR Coordinator

(a) The Commissioner shall appoint an ADR coordinator as soon as practicable following:

  (1) initial adoption of this subchapter, or

  (2) an ADR coordinator's vacation of the office.

(b) The ADR coordinator shall, as soon as practicable after appointment, complete the minimum training standards set forth in §154.052 of the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures Act, Tex. Civ. Stat. and Rem. Code.

(c) The ADR coordinator shall have the responsibility:

  (1) to maintain necessary agency records while maintaining the confidentiality of participants;

  (2) to establish a method of choosing mediators who possess the minimum qualifications described in TADR Act, §154.052;

  (3) to require mediators to adhere to a particular standard of conduct or code of ethics;

  (4) to provide information about available ADR processes to agency employees, and to both potential and current users of the ADR program;

  (5) to arrange training or education that may be necessary to implement adopted ADR processes; and

  (6) to establish a system to evaluate the ADR program and the mediators or other facilitators that the agency has used.


Source Note: The provisions of this §1.22 adopted to be effective February 26, 2004, 29 TexReg 1658

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