1. Recommends and reviews procedures, administrative rules, and programs related to environmental health and safety (SEM) security management, preparedness, emergency management, and sustainability.
  2. Make recommendations to enhance campus safety.
  3. Assists in ensuring consistent district-wide implementation of safety/regulatory requirements, procedures, programs, and administrative rules.
  4. Review activities for SEM compliance, including identifying/implementing appropriate corrective actions.
  5. Makes recommendations and assists in implementing improvements to district-wide safety practices.
  6. Periodically reviews employee and student injuries, root causes, and corrective actions to assist in injury reduction and prevention.
  7. Review crime data and statistics and make planning recommendations as appropriate.
  8. Periodically communicate SEM information to faculty and staff.
  9. Assists with the implementation of appropriate SEM committees throughout the district.

Committee recommendations are forwarded to Administrative and Campus Affairs Council.

Meeting Schedule and Frequency

Virtual meetings on 3rd Thursday (generally), 10 – 11 a.m.

October 19February 15
April 18
July 18

Agendas and minutes


Chair (appointed by TBD): Michael Garcia, [email protected] or 512-223-1015
Co-chair (appointed by SEM committee): TBD

Assistant: Tammy Jaso, [email protected]

PositionNameAppointed byCampusPhoneEmail ID
Executive Director, Regulatory AffairsMichael
Campus Police ChiefLynn DixonPositionSVC3-1222[email protected]
Campus District Police LieutenantJesus BrantnerPositionSVC3-1229[email protected]
Sciences Safety AssignmentAna Maria Valle-RiveraPositionHLC3-7482[email protected]
Sciences Safety AssignmentMargaret ReidPositionRGC3-3313[email protected]
Health Sciences Compliance CoordinatorLisa EnloePositionEVC3-5867[email protected]
Manager of Safety and Environmental ManagementChristopher BeckermannPositionHBC3-7823[email protected]
CEA Jo Larkin-FosterPositionEVC3-5864[email protected]
CEA Regina RobertsPositionHLC3-7409[email protected]
Environmental Health and Safety VacantPosition
Director, Campus OperationsLinda MorrisonPositionHLC3-7471[email protected]
Campus Manager, SGCVacantPosition
Sustainability DirectorAndy KimPositionSVC3-1123[email protected]
Emergency Management CoordinatorNick CaspersPositionNRG3-1079[email protected]
APTELiz MorrisPositionSAC3-7093[email protected]
Faculty SenateKeri Brophy-MartinezPositionEVC3-5877[email protected]
Faculty SenateHelena KopeckyPositionHLC3-7093[email protected]