Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Safety Committee Members

Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee

The Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee identifies the Thompson Rivers University Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee, made up of departmental, union, management and student representatives.

Co-Chairs -Duane Seibel Pat Barringer
Recording Secretary -Debra McNichol

The JOHSC consists of at least one representative from each of the following areas:

  • CUPE Local 4879 -Ann Scott, Wilma DeJong
  • TRU Faculty Association - Joanna Urban
  • TRU Student Union - TBA
  • Association of Professional Administrators or Admin Group -Waldemar Misazkurka
  • BCOUFA - TBA
  • As well as the following members:
  • Human Resources -Bernie Mahoney
  • Manager, Safety&Emergency Management Department - Stacey Jyrkkanen
  • Safety Officer - Gordon Maurits
  • Facilities Services - Lincoln Chua, Warren Asuchak
  • Wellness Center -TBA
  • Security - Ken Tessier
  • Open Learning - Ann Scott
  • International -Gaye Dunkley
  • Visual and Performing Arts -Lloyd Bennett
  • Adventure Studies -David Freeze
  • Trades and Technology -Pat Barringer
  • Science - Ricky Wood
  • Culinary Arts -TBA
  • Ancillary Services and Bookstore - TBA
  • TRU Resdience - Joel Ingram
  • McGill Housing - Tammy Desrocher
  • Clock Tower - Stephanie Klassen
  • Library - Mark Hardy
  • Material Distribution - Julie Gemin

Total management representation shall not exceed total worker representation on the JOHSC or on a Sub-Committee.