Radiation Safety Committee

Appointed by the Provost

The Radiation Safety Committee recommends policies and monitors implementation of and compliance with laws, regulations, policies and practices relating to the campus Broad Scope and Specific radiological licenses, including the purchase, shipment, use, control, transfer and disposal of radioisotopes and other sources of ionizing radiation. The committee also recommends policies and monitors implementation of and compliance with laws, regulations, policies and practices regarding the purchase, shipment, use, control, transfer and disposal of sources of non-ionizing radiation.

Membership consists of three faculty members experienced in the safe use of radioactive materials, one each from the College of Engineering, Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, and J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences; one faculty member experienced in the safe use of sources of non-ionizing radiation from any of the above colleges; a representative from the Pat Walker Health Center; and a graduate student, all voting members. Ex officio/voting: the manager of the Office of Environmental Health & Safety. Ex officio/non-voting: the Radiation Safety Officer; the Assistant Radiation Safety Officer; the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation; the director of Research Compliance.

The provost will designate a chairperson from the committee members and may appoint additional members, as appropriate.

Stacy G. Williams College of Engineering 2024
Beth Kegley Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Science 2024
Vacant J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences 2022
Daniel Lessner
Chair
Faculty from any of the above colleges experienced in the safe use of non-ionizing radiation 2024
Brandi Caldwell Pat Walker Health Center 2022
John Ozdemir Graduate student 2022
Richard Ashworth Manager
Environmental Health & Safety*
 
Tim Webb Radiation Safety Officer**  
Vacant Occupational Safety Coordinator **  
John English Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation**  
Shatara Porchia-White Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation and Director, Research Integrity and Compliance**  

*=ex officio
**=ex officio non-voting

Updated
12/03/2021
07/16/2021
12/18/2020
10/05/2020
07/24/2020
11/22/2019
06/14/2019