University Work Health Safety and Injury Management Committee

This Committee aims to:

  • Facilitate a cooperative and collaborative approach towards monitoring, evaluating and reviewing risk management strategies within the University hazard management program
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Share health and safety information with the University community.

The Committee comprises of:

  • An employee member from each Academic Division and the Coordinating Portfolios of which the total number of employee members is nine
  • Two members of the Senior Management Group including the Executive Director: People, Talent and Culture and one other member nominated by the Vice Chancellor
  • Attendees or subject matter experts periodically invited to contribute.

A member of the Committee will hold office for a term of 3 years and is eligible for further terms of office. Members of the Committee will appoint a member to chair meetings.

More information can be found on the Committee Terms of Reference.

Committee members

PortfoliosManagement representativeStaff representative
Office of the Provost and Chief Academic Officer    Sonia Turton
People, Talent and Culture Jane Booth  
Resources   Trudi Clarke
University Library   Leann Anderson
Business School   Leanne Steele
Health Sciences   Louise McGee
Education, Art and Social Sciences (EASS)   Michael Akeroyd
Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment (ITEE)   Andrew Robinson
Specialist attendees  
Associate Director: Wellbeing and Employee Benefits Jenny Hardy  
University Radiation Safety Officer Ian Furness  
Work Health and Safety (WHS) Senior Consultant, Safety and Wellbeing Team Robyn Sferco  
WHS Consultant, Safety and Wellbeing Team (City West Campus) Jim Townsend  
WHS Senior Consultant, Safety and Wellbeing Team (City East Campus) Trevor Drew  
WHS Senior Consultant, Safety and Wellbeing Team (Mawson Lakes Campus) Rickie Kelly  
WHS Consultant, Safety and Wellbeing Team (Magill Campus) Sentha Rogawansamy  
University Chemical Officer, Future Industries Institute (FII) Charles Nelson  
Executive Officer, Safety and Wellbeing Team Pam Gomes  
Union Member  
National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)   Nil