Safety and Accessibility Committee

Committee Scope of Responsibilities

The purpose of the committee is to promote a safe working, living, and learning environment for all employees, students, and guests of the College. In addition, the efforts of the committee are intended to protect College buildings, grounds, and other property. 

The Safety Committee’s primary responsibility is to engage College employees in active participation in developing a safe and healthful work environment. The committee will function as the coordinating body for assessing and responding to safety issues in order to reduce overall exposure to accidents and injuries/illnesses. The Safety Committee shall act in an advisory capacity to the Risk Management Sub-Committee of the College’s Board of Trustees. 

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Increase employee involvement in safety
  • Improve safety-related communications
  • Recommend safety training programs to employees
  • Review accident and illness reports to detect trends and plan prevention
  • Promote safety and health awareness throughout the College
  • Make recommendations to senior leadership for specific policy and procedure reviews
  • Review accidents and near misses and recommend corrective actions
  • Development of a schedule identifying safety inspections that are required to occur on a regular basis 
  • Bring proactive safety and health issues to each meeting
  • Development of a system for reporting safety concerns

Please email safe@lvc.edu to report a safety concern. If you have an immediate concern, call the Office of Public Safety at 717-867-6111 or the Office of Facilities Services at 717-867-6340.


Committee Members

Ann Hayes, director of human resources, co-chair
Brent Oberholtzer, director of public safety, co-chair
Don Santostefano, senior director of facilities management, co-chair

Val Angeli, director of health services
Shawn Curtin, vice president of finance and administration
Sharon Flaig, conference services manager, Metz Culinary Management
Tom Hanrahan, director of editorial standards and brand messaging 
Wes Harding, building maintenance technician
Marcus Horne, campus chemical and environmental coordinator
Stephanie Kish, human resources generalist
Dana Lesher, director of employee benefits
Dawn Showers, director of disability resources
Erin Ulrich, head athletic trainer
Brenda Zeigler, supervisor of housekeeping