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University Safety Committee (VPFSS)

Eric Algoe, Vice President, Finance and Support Services, Co-Chair (T)
Walt Horton, Associate Vice President, Research and Federal Relations, Co-Chair (T)

Ismael Amaya, Representative, Security and Personal Safety Committee (R)
Carlos Baca, Representative, Staff Council (R) 
Michael Blanda, Chair, Research Safety Committee (R)
James Dixon, Interim Chair, Security and Personal Safety Committee (R)
Wendy McCoy, Chair, Environmental Health and Safety Committee (R)
Stella Silva, Interim Diversity Officer, Vice President, Institutional Inclusive Excellence for Faculty and Staff Initiatives (R)
Casey Smith, Representative, Research Safety Committee (R)
Megan Trad, Representative, Faculty (Appointed by Provost) (R)
To Be Named, Representative, Environmental Health and Safety Committee (R)
To Be Named, Representative, Research Safety Committee (R)

Student Members:
To Be Named, Representative, Student (Appointed by VP Student Affairs)

Function :
The committee is responsible for the overall safety and security of the university and oversee developing and approving safety policies. Advises the university administration in promoting an environment that is safe from recognized hazards for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. This committee serves as an umbrella organization for three safety committees: Environmental Health and Safety Committee, Research Safety Committee, and Security and Personal Safety Committee.