COVID-19 Response and Reopening

Safety Committee

Approved: 05/17/2011

Charge:

Central Oregon Community College is committed to creating a healthy and safe working environment for its students, staff, employees and guests. The College demonstrates this commitment, in part, through the work of the Safety Committee. The Committee meets monthly to discuss potential health and safety issues, recommend improvements to policies and procedures, conduct quarterly safety inspections and to increase safety awareness on campus. Additionally, the Safety Committee will assist in monitoring, improving, and maintaining job site safety and occupational health as mandated by OSHA regulations.

For more information about this committee, see section G-6-8.3 of COCC's General Procedures Manual.

Current Members 2021-22:

Diane Pritchard
Presidential Appointment
Term: 2020-22
dpritchard2@cocc.edu 
541-318-3772

Sharla Andresen
Presidential Appointment
Term: 2020-22
sandresen@cocc.edu 
541-383-7208

Ricky Virk
Faculty Senate
Term: 2021-23
rvirk@cocc.edu
541-318-3740

Allison Dickerson
Classified Representative
Term: 2020-22
adickerson2@cocc.edu 
541-383-7594

Rofer Thorsvold
Safety & Security Resource
Term: Automatic
rthorsvold@cocc.edu
541-317-3065

Layla Solar
Presidential Appointment
Term: 2021-23
lsolar@cocc.edu
541-383-7255

Amy Wheary 
Faculty Senate
Term: 2020-22
awheary@cocc.edu
541-383-7587

Cierra Buer 
Faculty Senate
Term: 2020-22
cbuer@cocc.edu
541-330-4352

Jennifer Beltis 
Classified Representative
Term: 2020-22
 jlbeltis@cocc.edu 
541-318-3739 

TBD
Safety & Security Resource
Term: Automatic


Aaron-James Perry
Presidential Appointment
Term: 2020-22
aperry5@cocc.edu  
541-383-7796

Melinda Gesuale
Faculty Senate
Term: 2021-23
mgesuale@cocc.edu
541-383-7265

Drew Fegette
Classified Representative
Term: 2021-23
afegette@cocc.edu  
541-383-7719

Anna Mewes 
Classified Representative
Term: 2020-22
amewes@cocc.edu 
541-550-4110