Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Emergency Planning Committee (EPC)

The Emergency Planning Committee was established in 1997 in accordance with the then Australian Standard AS3745 "Emergency control organization and procedures for buildings, structures and workplaces".  The EPC reports through the University's Safety and Health Management Committee (USHMC) to the Vice Chancellor.

Our Role

The Emergency Planning Committee has the role of strategic planning and policy formulation for emergency and critical incident management activities relating to staff, students, visitors and properties under the control of Charles Sturt University

Terms of Reference

  • Set the standards in emergency and critical incident management through policy, guidelines and template plans.
  • Determine performance indicators and measure outcomes against these indicators.
  • Provide an annual report on all aspects of emergency and critical incident management within the university.
  • Ensure a consistent approach to emergency and critical incident management across the University.
  • Receive and act upon issues that cannot be resolved at campus level.
  • Ensure that adequate resources are available to maintain the campus ECOs and CIRGs to enable them to perform their roles.
  • Coordinate the promotion of emergency and critical incident management functions across the University

Emergency Management Policy

Emergency Planning Committee Membership
Director DFM Operations & Maintenance (Presiding Officer)Mr Wayne Millar02 693 34220
Albury-Wodonga Chief WardenMr Mark Evans02 605 19616
Bathurst Chief WardenMr Peter Scott02 633 84191
Dubbo & Orange Chief WardenMs Therese King02 636 57823
Wagga Wagga Chief WardenMr Terry O'Meara02 693 32925
Manager, Operations & Maintenance - Facilities ManagementMr Steven Mitsch02 605 16863
Manager, WHS (Facilities) - Division of Facilities ManagementMr Ken Simpson02 693 34321
Director, Infrastructure & Client Services - Division of Information TechnologyMr Brian Roberson02 633 84777
Director, HR Partnerships - Division of Human ResourcesMs Jennie Anderson02 633 84615
Manager, Work, Health & Safety - Division of Human ResourcesVacant 
Manager, Student Central - Division of Student AdministrationMs Katrina Allitt02 605 19171
Media Manager, Office of Vice ChancellorMs Jessica Mansour-Nahra02 633 86667
Manager, Inclusion & Counseling - Office of StudentsVacant 
Representative, Heads of SchoolVacant 
Manager Risk & Assurance - Office of Vice ChancellorMr Will Gwosdz02 605 16356
SecretaryMs Katie White02 693 32286