Safety Advisory Committee

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About the Committee


The Safety Advisory Committee promotes the campus safety, security, and emergency preparedness to endeavor to create a safe and secure learning and working environment for the campus community. The committee reviews and makes recommendations on campus safety and security issues brought forth by students, staff, and faculty. The committee provides recommendations for safety policies and programs; and assists with the emergency procedures program.

The Safety Advisory Committee Charter document was reviewed and approved in Fall 2018.


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Scope of Authority

Hold regular meetings once a month. Maintain written records of all meetings, including meeting agendas and minutes, Post minutes and agendas on the Safety Committee website. Establish a system to obtain and review safety-related suggestions, reports of hazards or other information directly from all persons involved in the operations workplace that would help in creating a safe work environment. Make recommendations regarding correction of the hazards. Review and maintain the college red bag emergency response training and maintenance of the active list of emergency responders.


Reports To

The Academic Senate, Vice President of Finance & Administration and the College President


Communicates With

The college community




Role Name
Executive Director, Public Safety Shelly Castaneda


Role Name
Director, Student Life Nicky Damania
Director, Maintenance & Operations Ramon Puga
Manager, Human Resources Amalia Calderon
Coordinator, Risk Management & Safety VACANT
Program Director, Fire Technology Tommy Tunscon
Manager, Scheduling & Events Mary Jo Pasek
Manager, Food Services Fidel Cabuena
Manager, Child Development Center Rosita Barron
College Nurse Debbie Strong


Role Name
Faculty Representative Catherine Jones (Engineering & Systems)
Faculty Representative Deborah Rosenthal (Physical Science)
Faculty Representative Ronnie Wrest (Art)
Faculty Representative (Non-Voting) Roy Allard (Engineering & Systems)


Role Name
Classified Representative Mary Webb
Classified Representative Sheila Shearer


Role Name
Student Government Representative Alexander Mitchell (Senator)
Student Government Representative VACANT


Report A Safety Concern or Request First Aid Supplies

To report any safety concern or to request first aid supplies (for STAFF only), contact College Safety at or (661) 395-4554.

To request first aid supplies (for STUDENTS only), contact Student Health & Wellness Center at or (661) 395-4336.


Meeting Times

2nd Wednesday of each month, 9-10 AM

Next Meeting

Safety Advisory Committee Meeting - March 10th, 2021

Last Meeting

Safety Advisory Committee Meeting - February 10th, 2021