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. Members of this committee may be requested to serve on the District-wide Safety Committee.


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

Academic Senate, College Council, Vice President of Finance & Administration, College President

Communicates With

College Community

Revision History

Approved by College Council, 03/31/21
Approved by Academic Senate, 03/24/21
Proposed by Safety Advisory Committee, 02/16/21
Approved by College Council, 12/07/18
Approved by Academic Senate, 11/14/18



Role Name
Administrative Co-Chair (Executive Director, College Safety) Joe Grubbs
Faculty Co-Chair Roy Allard (Engineering & Systems)
Classified Co-Chair (from CSEA Executive Board) Chris Glaser (CSEA Chapter President)


Role Name
Manager, Human Resources at Bakersfield College Amalia Calderon
Dean, Student Life Nicky Damania
Executive Director, Maintenance & Operations Marcos Rodriguez
Associate Director, Athletics Keith Ford
Director, Public Safety Training Derek Robinson
Manager, Community Relations & Events Leah Prendez
Manager, Food Services Fidel Cabuena
Manager, Child Development Center Rosita Barron
Director, Student Health & Wellness Center Charles Collom


Role Name
Faculty Representative, Area A (Agriculture, Allied Health, Fire Tech, Business Management & Information Technology, Engineering & Systems, Family and Consumer Education, Nursing) Manuel Fernandez
Faculty Representative, Area B (Education, English, English for Multilingual Speakers, Mathematics) Bill Chapman
Faculty Representative, Area C (Art, Communication, Foreign Languages, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Social Science) Ronnie Wrest (Art)
Faculty Representative, Area D (Behavioral Science, Biology, Health & Physical Education, Physical Science) Deborah Rosenthal (Physical Science)
Faculty Representative, Area E (Counseling, Library, Instructional Technology) VACANT
Faculty Representative, Community College Association rep VACANT


Role Name
Classified Representative, Instruction Grace Torres
Classified Representative, Finance & Administrative Services Linda Morgan
Classified Representative, Student Services Ricardo Jimenez


Role Name
Student Government Representative Emily Urias (Director of Student Activities)
Student Government Representative Hunter Moore (Senator)

Non-Voting Members

Role Name
Executive Director, Risk Management (District Office) Trudi Blanco


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

Last Meeting

Safety Advisory Committee Meeting - May 10th, 2023