Functions

  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.

FALL 2023SPRING 2024SUMMER 2024
October 19February 15
April 18
July 18

Agendas and minutes

Membership

Chair (appointed by TBD): Michael Garcia, michael.garcia@austincc.edu or 512-223-1015
Co-chair (appointed by SEM committee): TBD

Assistant: Tammy Jaso, tammy.jaso@austincc.edu

PositionNameAppointed byCampusPhoneEmail ID
Executive Director, Regulatory AffairsMichael GarciaPositionHBC3-1015michael.garcia@austincc.edu
Campus Police ChiefLynn DixonPositionSVC3-1222cdixon@austincc.edu
Campus District Police LieutenantJesus BrantnerPositionSVC3-1229demarini@austincc.edu
Sciences Safety AssignmentAna Maria Valle-RiveraPositionHLC3-7482anamaria.valle-rivera@austincc.edu
Sciences Safety AssignmentMargaret ReidPositionRGC3-3313mreid@austincc.edu
Health Sciences Compliance CoordinatorLisa EnloePositionEVC3-5867lenloe@austincc.edu
Manager of Safety and Environmental ManagementChristopher BeckermannPositionHBC3-7823christopher.beckermann@austincc.edu
CEA Jo Larkin-FosterPositionEVC3-5864jo.larkins-foster@austincc.edu
CEA Regina RobertsPositionHLC3-7409rroberts1@autincc.edu
Environmental Health and Safety VacantPosition
Director, Campus OperationsLinda MorrisonPositionHLC3-7471lindam@austincc.edu
Campus Manager, SGCVacantPosition
Sustainability DirectorAndy KimPositionSVC3-1123akim@austincc.edu
Emergency Management CoordinatorNick CaspersPositionNRG3-1079nicholas.caspers@austincc.edu
APTELiz MorrisPositionSAC3-7093lmonek@austincc.edu
Faculty SenateKeri Brophy-MartinezPositionEVC3-5877kbrophym@austincc.edu
Faculty SenateHelena KopeckyPositionHLC3-7093helena.kopecky@austincc.edu