Welfare and Security Committee


January 1/8/2007


Research Administration Building Boardroom



WSC Members Present:  Jilda Garton, Chair (GTRC); Jane Wyant (COE); Tom Adkins (DOPP) ex-officio; Hal Irvin (OOD);


The WSC approved the Minutes from December 11 , 2006.

    1. Page 1 - Correct spelling of Hal Irvin's name - (no "e") of OOD (not ODD).
    2. Page 2 - Correct spelling of capital – (A)
    3. Page 3 – Correct spelling of safety and safety – ad "e".



Following the Agenda


  1. Parking discussion follow-up:

a.       Jilda will write a "thank you" letter to Rosalind Meyers and will address suggestions made by WSC:            
                  - To also keep in mind the low cost alternatives (satellite/remote/ride-in location). 

- That parking fees costs remain a significant issue.

- Jilda will also write a letter to the Provost (and cc Ray Vito) we're looking      forward to working PTAC.


  1. Occupational Health Program – Marcia Kinstler not present – will invite her to the next meeting.


  1. Jilda will write a letter to advocate the Motorize Cart Policy.

                                                               i.      Problems are getting worse, more vehicles are occurring, still no policy.

                                                             ii.      Correspondence on this topic goes back to 2002.

                                                            iii.      Concerned there will be a tragic accident

                                                           iv.      Would like to add Segways to the policy


  1. Update re: AED proposal

-  Bob Thompson – staffed the project to Theresa Crocker and Cindy Smith.

-  Should see something in the next 3 weeks.


  1. Student Conduct - treatment of harassment of faculty by students.

-  Distributed revised and new student handbook.

-  #19 addresses disruptive behavior that may be threatening faculty.

-  Commend Office of Students for revised procedure and timelines.


  1. Old business
    1. Call Police to find out time/date for "Safety Walk".




The next meeting is scheduled for February 12, 2007 @ 3 pm in RAB's boardroom. 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:04 p.m.