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Institutional Biosafety and Chemical Safety Committee

The Emmanuel College Biological Safety program goals are to minimize the health risks of biohazardous materials (i.e. infectious agents, recombinant DNA, biological toxins, and Select Agents/Toxins) to faculty and students; minimize the risks to college community and environment; and meet federal, state and local regulatory requirements. Emmanuel Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is responsible for assisting the college community in implementing college-wide environmental, health and safety policies while complying with applicable federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines.

Membership 2017-2018

  • Darren Cornell, Assistant Lab Manager
  • Chantal Harris, Art Studio Manager
  • Liane Hartnett, Research Lab Manager
  • Carley Henderson, Lecturer, Department of Chemistry
  • Michael Jarvinen, Associate Professor of Psychology
  • John Kelly, Director of Campus Safety
  • Melanie Leussis, Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • David Liffers, Director of Environmental Health and Safety
  • Chris McGrath, Environmental Safety Officer
  • Megumi Naitoh, Chair of the IBCC & Associate Professor of Art
  • Erin Noonan, Director of Human Resources
  • Faina Ryvkin, Associate Dean of Natural Sciences/Professor of Chemistry
  • Staisha Stephens-Brown, Academic Affairs
  • Frederick Youngs, Chemistry Lab & Instrumentation Manager

Meeting Dates 2017-2018

November 17, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Suite 351, Administration Building