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University Safety Committee

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

Chief Jose BaƱales, 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)
Mr. Charlie Salas, Representative, Student Center (R)
Mr. Tom Shewan, Representative, Facilities (R)
Dr. Howard Williams, Representative, Faculty Senate (R)
To Be Named, Representative, Disability Services (R)

Students Members:
Mr. Preston Nieves, Representative, Student Government (R)
Ms. Kaylee Ware, Representative, Student Government (R)

Ex Officio:
Mr. Gordon Green, Interim 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.The University Safety Committee may meet monthly to discuss topics of current concerns, but typically meetings are less frequent (approximately eight meetings a year). There is not specified length of terms for committee members.