JST Administrative Committee
The administrative committee includes the JST administrative president, finance officer, technology officer, and our DEHS representative, as well as the chairs of the Analysis and Compliance, Education and Resources, and Public Relations Sub-Committees. This committee assures that the goals of our safety initiative are being actively pursued in an efficient and reasonable manner.
Administrative President: This person is responsible for leading the JST safety efforts by coordinating administrative meetings, controlling the JST email account, and presenting seminars.
Finance Officer: Open to anyone who wants to serve. Members are responsible for determining the monetary feasibility of our proposals and are in charge of the JST budget.
Technology Officer: Open to anyone who wants to serve. Members are responsible for maintaining our website (http://www.jst.umn.edu).
Analysis and Compliance: This group is led by the analysis and compliance committee chair. This group focuses on organizing the biannual lab walkthroughs and creating a standardized system for lab signage. This committee also conducts surveys to assess common or recent safety concerns and how to improve the JST.
Education and Resources: This group is led by the education and resources committee chair. This group focuses on planning and hosting bimonthly JST meetings and workshops. Other responsibilities include maintaining and improving the LSO Guidebook, training LSOs, and providing other safety resources.
Public Relations: This group is led by the public relations committee chair. This group focuses on making new safety posters, safety moments, and stall wall moments in the CHEM and CEMS departments. This committee also is in charge of providing announcements about JST actions either through emails and our Facebook page.
Community Connections: This group is led by the community connections committee chair. This group focuses on connecting the work of the JST to the larger Minnesota community by establishing relationships with local chemical industries, primarily undergraduate institutions and high schools.
* To be considered for an administrative position, JST members are recommended to serve at least 1 full year in one of our sub-committees. The administrative committee is responsible for electing new committee chairs and officers.