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Health and Safety Committee

Purpose or Function: The Health and Safety Committee is a standing committee reporting to the Executive Director for Administrative Services. The scope of the committee is to a) work to ensure that health and safety considerations are integrated into University functions, processes, and activities; b) make assessments of safety needs; c) provide the organization and impetus to facilitate integration of sound health and safety practices; and d) strive to comply with applicable laws and policies.

MembershipThe committee will consist of the S&E Operations Supervisor, one representative to be selected by the Staff Council, five faculty members representing each college appointed by the Faculty Senate, one representative from the Centers and Institutes, Executive Director for Administrative Services, four staff members to represent University Counseling and Health Center, Housing and Residence Life, the University Center, and Recreational Sports to be selected by the Vice President for Student Engagement and Success, and a representative from each of the following: Community Outreach, Human Resources, Intercollegiate Athletics, Library, Facilities Services, Research, Commercialization and Outreach with a research focus, and Police.  The Environmental, Health and Safety Senior Administrative Assistant will serve as the committee secretary. Appointed members serve three year terms, which may be renewed.

Chair: Director - Environmental, Health & safety, appointed by the Chief Compliance Officer

Responsible University OfficialChief Compliance Officer

Name

Membership

Term

Coons, Roy

Director, Environmental Health and Safety (Chair)

N/A

Spreen, Philip

Operations Supervisor, College of Science & Engineering

Aug - 2019

Klaus, Tim

College of Business Faculty Representative 

Aug - 2019 

Seiger, Lon

College of Education & Human Development Faculty Representative 

Aug - 2019

Bohling, Mark

College of Education & Human Development Faculty Representative (Intercollegiate Athletics)

Aug - 2019 

Breaux, Silas

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Representative

Aug - 2019

Walker-Smith, Tammy

College of Nursing & Health Sciences Faculty Representative 

Aug - 2021

Turner, Jefferey

College of Science & Engineering Faculty Representative 

Aug - 2019

Martinez-Lopez, Shelley

University Counseling Center & Health Center Representative

Aug - 2020

Shearin, Lori

Staff Council Representative

Aug - 2019

Coplen, Dennis

Recreational Sports Representative

Aug - 2020

Vacant

Human Resources Representative

Aug - 2020

McFarland, Ralph

Disabilities Services Representative

Aug - 2020

Miller, Joe

Community Outreach Representative

Aug - 2020

Vacant

Centers and Institutes Representative

Aug - 2020

Rios, Rob

Library Representative

Aug - 2021

Reyes, Rick

University Center Representative

Aug - 2020

Olukoya, Moses

Island Housing

Aug - 2019

Ballard, Rebecca

Research, Commercialization & Outreach - Research Representative

Aug - 2021

Lara, Jacquelyn

Student Representative

May - 2019

Alvarez, Lorena

Environmental, Health & Safety Senior Administrative Assistant

N/A

Dawson, John

Associate Vice President for Operations

N/A

Gutierrez, Alan

Police Representative

N/A

LaRue, John

Chief Compliance Officer (Ex-Officio)

N/A

Last Updated: 07/09/2018