The mission of the Berryessa Union School District Safety Committee is to identify, evaluate, and take action to mitigate or eliminate safety and health hazards; to oversee and coordinate safety, health, and accident prevention training; to review, evaluate, and take action on other timely safety and health related issues as required.
Committee Goals for 22/23 School Year
Addition of a digital radio frequency for the Maintenance, Grounds, Transportation, and Custodial Departments. Integration of digital frequency for these radios will include access to the district emergency channel.
Update and standardize School Site Evacuation Maps. These maps will include location of Utility Shut Offs, AED's, Fire Extinguishers, etc.
Review and recommend Emergency Management and Communication Software for implementation as part of our safety protocols.
Safety Committee Participants
Taunya Adams-Bailess, Director of Student Services
Tawiah Burroughs, Vice Principal of Sierramont Middle School
Tim Alvernaz, Vice Principal of Morrill Middle School
Gokcen Ceran, Vice Principal of Piedmont Middle School
Bettina Strickland, Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Catherine Aguilar, Administrative Secretary- Support Services
Kris Kamandulis, Loss Control Manager, Santa Clara County Schools' Insurance Group
Virginia Pender (Co-Chair), Principal of Ruskin Elementary
Dan Norris (Chair), Director of Maintenance, Operations and Transportation
Safety Committee Meeting Dates for 22-23 School Year
September 6, 2022
October 4, 2022
November 1, 2022
December 6, 2022
January 3, 2023
February 2, 2023
March 2, 2023
April 6, 2023
May 4, 2023
* All meeting are scheduled for 1:30pm at the BUSD Corporation Yard Conference Room.