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University Safety Committee

Dr. Bill Brittain, Representative, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chair (R)

Chief Jose Bañales, Director, University Police Department (T)
Dr. Mike Blanda, Representative, Academic Affairs (R)
Ms. Margie Cameron, Training Specialist, Human Resources
Dr. Emilio Carranco, Director, Student Health Center (T)
Mr. Lou DeVirgillio, Representative, Round Rock Campus (R)
Dr. Gail Dickinson, Representative, Faculty Senate (R)
Mr. Kyle Estes, Representative, Housing and Residential Life (R)
Mr. Bob Hanna, Representative, Staff Council (T)
Dr. Clint-Michael Reneau, Representative, Disability Services (R)
Mr. Charlie Salas, Representative, Student Center (R)
Mr. Tom Shewan, Representative, Facilities (R)
Dr. Howard Williams, Representative, Faculty Senate (R)

Students Members:
Ms. Jackie Merritt, Representative, Student Government (R)
Mr. Joseph Sikazwe, Representative, Student Government (R)

Ex Officio:
Mr. Russell Clark, Director, Environmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management (T)
Mr. Tom Kelley, School Safety Specialist, Texas School Safety Center (T)
Mr. John Palmer, Coordinator, Emergency Management (T)

It is the intent of the Texas State University Safety Committee to advise and assist the University Administration in promoting an environment that is safe from recognized hazards for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. The Safety Committee will provide a forum for implementing, maintaining, and enhancing the safety culture, and reviewing policies and procedures within Texas State University. Texas State University is committed to preventing injury and illness and promoting a safe and healthy work environment. Responsibility for this is shared by the administration, faculty, staff, students, Additional Duty Safety Officers and the Safety Committee.