University of Vermont

Department of Risk Management & Safety

Department of Risk Management & Safety

For general questions including Insurance, Workers' Compensation, occupational health, travel, and UVM driver certification
Call: 656-3242 or email:
For Environmental Health and Safety questions, email:

284 East Avenue, Burlington VT 05405   Phone: 656-3242

Mary Dewey Director
Nancy Langan Ass’t Dir Insurance, Claims Mgmt & Loss Control
Sarah Burnett Claims Specialist - Workers Compensation
Catherine Haining Senior Risk Analyst
Amanda Hannaford Risk Management Coordinator
John Luter Risk Analyst - claims

Environmental Safety & Health: 667 Spear Street  Phone: 656-5400

Francis Churchill Senior Assistant Director, Safety & Health
Jeff Rogers Environmental Compliance Program Manager
Lee Diamond Laboratory Safety Coordinator
Sonia Godoy-Tundidor Laboratory Safety Coordinator
Vikki Carhart Laboratory Safety Coordinator
Jeff LaBossiere Biosafety Officer
Sarah Roy Biosafety Assistant
Brian Medor Environmental Safety Technician
Brian Hodge Environmental Safety Technician
Theresa Gorman Occupational Safety Specialist
John Marcus Fire Marshal

Radiation Safety Office: 106 Carrigan Drive, Rowell Hall 004  Phone: 656-2570

Tom Kellogg Director, Radiation Safety Officer
Ron Kimball Assistant Radiation Safety Officer
Amy Kutchukian Administrative Assistant

The regulations that apply to occupational and environmental hazards are available at the Government web sites of the responsible agencies and organizations.

UVM Safety Committees and Contacts

UVM has established several safety committees made up of various combinations of faculty and staff to oversee safety policy issues on campus. These committees also have particular staff people assigned to carry out their day to day activities. This table provides a guide to these committees.

Committee Name
Faculty Committee Chair
Staff Contact
Web Site
General Safety Theresa Gorman
Workplace Safety
Institutional Biosafety (rDNA work) Robert Kelm Nancy Stalnaker
Research Protections Office
Radiation Safety Tom Kellog
RSO Home Page
Animal Care Issues Dr. Ruth Blauwiekel

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