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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 Executive Director for Administrative Services

Responsible University OfficialExecutive Director for Administrative Services

Name

Reason for Membership

Term, if applicable

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

 Baltran, Elosia

College of Nursing & Health Sciences Faculty Representative 

 Aug - 2018

Turner, Jefferey

College of Science & Engineering Faculty Representative 

Aug - 2019

Martinez-Lopez, Shelley

University Counseling Center & Health Center Representative

Aug - 2020

Salas, Yvonne

Staff Council Representative

Aug - 2018

Feitel, Danny

Recreational Sports Representative

Aug - 2016

Escamilla, Jennifer

Human Resources Representative

Aug - 2017

McFarland, Ralph

Disabilities Services Representative

Aug - 2017

Miller, Joe

Community Outreach Representative

Aug - 2020

Nicolau, Brien

Centers and Institutes Representative

Aug - 2015

Rios, Rob

Library Representative

Aug - 2018

Reyes, Rick

University Center Representative

Aug - 2017

Box, Stephanie

University Housing

Aug - 2018

Vacant

Research, Commercialization & Outreach - Research Representative

Aug - 2017

Vacant

Centers and Institutes Representative

Aug - 2015

Lara, Jacquelyn

Student Representative

Aug - 2018

Alvarez, Lorena

Environmental, Health & Safety Senior Administrative Assistant

N/A

Vacant

Director, Contracts and Property

N/A

Gutierrez, Alan

Police Representative

N/A

Harral, Judy

Executive Director for Administrative Services (Ex-Officio)

N/A

Last Updated: 07/18/2017