2018-19 Committees of the University

Radiation Safety Committee

Membership of Radiation Safety Committee

  1. The Radiation Safety Committee shall consist of members representing each department possessing radioactive materials or ionizing radiation-producing equipment. The chair and departmental representatives are appointed or removed by the president upon recommendation by the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  The director of Environmental Health and Safety shall be an ex officio member and the university radiation safety officer shall be an ex officio nonvoting member of the committee.  This committee is directly responsible to the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  Length of terms of committee members is indefinite.
  2. Duties and responsibilities of the committee are:

    1. Develop and promulgate policies and procedures regarding ionizing radiation safety within the university; 
    2. Review and grant permission for, or disapprove, the use of radiation sources for experimental, routine, or non-routine uses within the University from the standpoint of radiological health and safety of experimenters, students, faculty, staff, and the general public; 
    3. Recommend candidates to the president for the position of university radiation safety officer;
    4. Outline the duties of the radiation safety officer; 
    5. Ensure that all state and federal requirements and standards are met under the University's license regarding ionizing radiation sources and that proper reports are submitted as scheduled; 
    6. Review annual reports from the radiation safety officer or other individuals with delegated responsibilities for health and safety practices of the university involving ionizing radiation sources. These include personnel dosimetry and contamination records, reports concerning use and operational hazard of ionizing radiation sources within the university's facilities and waste disposal records; 
    7. Investigate alleged infractions of safety rules or improper use of ionizing radiation sources brought to its attention by the radiation safety officer or other responsible personnel; and recommend remedial action to correct such infractions.

Radiation Safety Committee

Biological Sciences *Joel Stafstrom
Chemistry & Biochemistry Chong Zheng
Geology & Environmental Geosciences Nathan Stansell
Physics Larry Lurio
Research and Innovation Partnerships representative Shannon Stoker
Environmental Health & Safety (RSO designee) David Scharenberg
x Director, Environmental Health & Safety Scott Mooberry 
+ University Radiation Safety Officer Michele Crase

* chair
x ex officio
+ ex officio, nonvoting