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University Safety Committee

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

Dr. Mike Blanda, Representative, Academic Affairs (R)
Ms. Margie Cameron, Training Specialist, Human Resources (T)
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)
Capt. Rickey Lattie, Interim Director, University Police Department (T)
Mr. Charlie Salas, Representative, Student Center (R)
Mr. Tom Shewan, Representative, Facilities (R)
Ms. Staci Wade, Representative, Staff Council (R)
Dr. Howard Williams, Representative, Faculty Senate (R)
To Be Named, Representative, Disability Services (R)

Students Members:
Ms. Lacie  Aden, Representative, Student Government (R)
Mr. Alex Plunkett, Representative, Student Government (R)

Ex Officio:
Mr. Pat Cochran, Assistant Director, University Police Department (T)
Mr. Tom Kelley, School Safety Specialist, Texas School Safety Center (T)
Ms. Wendy McCoy, Director, Environmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management (T)

Function:
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.