The University Safety and Security Committee (USSC) is responsible for reviewing and approving each of the workplace safety committees recommended safety policy and procedures for the University. Once USSC has approved, the recommendations are then forwarded to the Chancellor for approval before implementation.

Committee Members

Committee Member Department
Jonathan Pruitt, Chair Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations
Lorraine Alexander Chair, Laboratory and Chemical Safety Committee
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Linc Butler Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
Vacant (delegated to Chris Payne) Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Doug Cyr Chair – Institutional Biosafety Committee
Professor, Cell & Development Biology
Beverly J. Errede Co-Chair, Radiation Safety Committee
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Judy Faubert Assistant University Counsel
Craig Fletcher Director, Laboratory Animal Medicine
David G. Kaufman Co-Chair, Radiation Safety Committee
Professor & Vice Chair for Research Development
Derek Kemp Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Safety and Risk Management
Mary Beth Koza Director, Department of Environment, Health and Safety
Terry Magnuson (delegated to Craig Fletcher) Vice Chancellor for Research
Jeff McCracken Chair, Campus Personal Safety Committee
Director of Public Safety
Chris Payne Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Mitchell Picker Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Professor, Department of Psychology
Jennifer Rees Chair, Occupational Health and Clinical Safety Committee
Practice Facilitator, NC TraCs Institute
Michael Rolleri Chair, Hazards Management Committee
Associate Professor, Center for Dramatic Art
Vacant (delegated to Judy Faubert) Vice Chancellor and General Counsel
Office of University Counsel
Cindy Taylor Director, Environmental Health and Safety, UNC Hospitals
Anna Wu Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services

2019 Quarterly Meeting Schedule

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., 311A South Building

  • March 7, 2019
  • September 19, 2019
  • December 5, 2019


Minutes From the Former Pan University Safety Policy Committee (PUSPC)