Welfare and Security Committee


November 12, 2007

Research Administration Building Boardroom 3:00PM



WSC Members Present: Matthew Noury, Jilda Garton, Erika Via, Mark Demyanek and Bob Pikowsky, Dave Millard.  Absent:  Robert Furniss, Hal Irvin, Wayne Whiteman.


1.      The WSC January & February meetings will be moved to 2nd Tuesdays in the month @ 2 p.m. 

-                      January scheduled date is January 8, 2007 @ 2:00 p.m in RAB’s boardroom.

-                      February scheduled date is February 12, 2007 @ 2:00 p.m. in RAB’s boardroom.


2.      December 10, 2007 @ 3:00 p.m. Andy Altizer will be our invited guest.


3.      Responses to the GTENS SYSTEM for Andy Altizer:

-                      Building safety plans address the distribution of notice

-                      Evacuate in concentric circles by activating fire alarms

-                      Announce what incident happened and where:  

                  -  Give address

                  -  Give landmark

-                      Evacuate campus make all roads one-way out

-                      Gathering list of scenarios for possible emergencies that might occur so that a model message scripts can be developed.

-                      Emphasize implementation of updating campus plan and duty roster.

-                      Students want it fixed:

                  - Messages need to be detailed

                  - Communicate out

-     Address ways to get on the air

-     Interstate message boards

-     Transportation of students and shelter to go to.

-     Campus PA system – 7 speakers – ADT – high tech

-     Set-up Police at perimeters to direct traffic.

-     PA system in buildings

-     Use flat panels, campus cable “situation displays” – available in                   sororities and fraternities.

-     Rebuild Red books

-     Review campus plan – recommend draft  - review and comment.


4.      Cart Policy – low speed vehicle and sustainability policy


5.      Defensive Driving Policy – policy doesn’t exist.





The next meeting is scheduled for December 10, 2007 @ 3 pm in RAB's boardroom. 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:00 p.m.