Working together to keep you safe

The Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) focuses on health and safety issues affecting RRU staff, faculty and contractors. JOHSC supports the university’s occupational health and safety program in the workplace, as required by the Workers Compensation Act.

RRU JOHSC members

Management representatives

William A. Black

  • associate director, operations
  • phone: local 4960

Gina Williams (management co-chair)

  • associate director, HR Employee and Labour Relations
  • phone: local 4417

Emilija Tovirac

  • manager, client services
  • phone: local 4617

HR consultant (advisor to JOHSC)

Chris Morin, HR consultant

  • phone: local 4747

Security representative (advisor to JOHSC)

Rob Cox, first aid and security representative

  • phone: local 2525

Safety officer (advisor to JOHSC)

Richard Doyle, safety and environment officer

  • phone: local 4204

Safety representative (advisor to JOHSC)

Samantha Kent, safety representative from JIBC

Worker representatives

Cecilia David, IT worker co-chair

  • phone: local 2536

Melanie Armstrong, library 

  • phone: local 4263

Candice Cook, student services representative

  • phone: local 4770

Eva Malisius, RRUFA representative

  • phone: local 4312

Debbie Dennis, registrar

  • phone: local 4480

Sharon McMillan, SES faculty, lab representative

  • phone: local 4276

Roberta Sweline, supervisor, custodial/housekeeping

  • phone: 250.391.2527

Jeff Wright, supervisor, grounds & gardens

  • phone: local 4091

Fred Havekotte, charge hand maintenance and operations

  • phone: local 2537

Baden Milligan, supervisor, production

  • phone: local 2650

Peter Thaler, production worker

  • phone: local 2650

Neil Ross, chargehand, G&G

  • phone: local 2547

Wade Tower, chargehand, production

  • phone: local 2650

Chris Young, chargehand, maintenance worker

Lisa Yaremcio, castle worker representative

  • phone: local 4383