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, or 512-223-1015
Co-chair (appointed by SEM committee): TBD

Assistant: Tammy Jaso,

PositionNameAppointed byCampusPhoneEmail ID
Executive Director, Regulatory AffairsMichael
Campus Police ChiefLynn
Campus District Police LieutenantJesus
Sciences Safety AssignmentAna Maria
Sciences Safety AssignmentMargaret
Health Sciences Compliance CoordinatorLisa
Manager of Safety and Environmental ManagementChristopher
CEA Regina
Environmental Health and Safety VacantPosition
Director, Campus OperationsLinda
Campus Manager, SGCVacantPosition
Sustainability DirectorAndy
Emergency Management CoordinatorNick
Faculty SenateKeri
Faculty SenateHelena