Risk, Ethics, Safety & Resilience
Assistant Vice President for Risk, Ethics, Safety & Resilience
The Assistant Vice President for Risk, Ethics, Safety, and Resilience leads a previously separate set of functions, now combined to help ensure our campus is a safe, resilient, and supportive place to live, learn, and work. These functions include environmental and occupational health and safety, fire safety, emergency preparedness, business continuity, risk management, compliance, and ethics. The AVP participates as a member of the BFA leadership team and holds the designation of University Ethics Advisor.
Western Washington University’s emergency management program works to strengthen university-wide emergency and disaster resiliency by encouraging prevention and mitigation actions, collaboratively planning, educating about preparedness, and supporting response and recovery efforts.
Risk Management acts as a consultant and service-provider to executive, division, college, and unit leadership who have substantive responsibility for managing risk.