Under provisions of Section 37.109 of the Texas Education Code, and district policy BDF (Local), the School Safety and Security Committee is established by the Board of Trustees.
The responsibilities of the School Safety & Security Committee shall include, but are not limited to:
Developing and implementing emergency plans, consistent with the district multi-hazard emergency operations plan, to ensure that specific campus, facility, and support service needs are addressed.
- Periodically providing recommendations to the Board and Superintendent regarding updating the district multi-hazard emergency operations plan, in accordance with established best practices.
- Providing the district with any campus, facility, or support services information required in connection with safety and security audit or other reports.
- Reviewing each report required to be submitted by the district to the Texas School Safety Center to ensure that the report contains accurate and complete information regarding each campus, facility, and support services in accordance with established criteria.
- Consulting with local law enforcement agencies on methods to increase law enforcement presence near district campuses.
How can I learn more?
Detailed information about the SSSC is contained in the SSSC Bylaws. Under provisions of Section 37.109 of the Texas Education Code, CK(LEGAL), and district policy CK(LEGAL), the School Safety and Security Committee. More information about membership, meetings will be available soon.
To apply for membership, please complete and submit the standard application form: English / Spanish
2022-23 School Safety & Security Committee Members
Dr. Jacob Reach
|Chief Officer of Intergovernmental Relations & Board Services|
|Dr. Twyla Williams||Director of Counseling, Crisis and Mental Health|
|Ali Ghilarducci||Interim Chief of Communications & Community Engagement|
|Rosalinda Rivera||Parent Support Specialist|
|Dr. Melvin Bedford||Austin HS Principal|
|Ms. Leti Pena||Blazier ES|
|Christine Steenport||Interim Chief Officer of Operations|
|Kevin Foster||AISD Trustee|
|Arati Singh||AISD Board President|
|Bill Wilson||Chief Emergency Plans Officer, Homeland Security and Emergency Management (City of Austin)|
|Matias Segura||AISD Interim Superintendent|
|Alana Bejarano||Director Health Services|
|Joseph Chacon||Chief of Police, APD|
|Wayne Sneed||AISD Chief of Police|
|Oscar Adams||Associate Director of Discipline Standards & Accountability|
|Zach Craddock||Chief of School for Third Future|
|Sandra Estrada||AISD Administrative Supervisor for Operations|
|David Simon||Director of Emergency Management|
|Carlos Garcia, J.D.||Teacher|
|Fuerza Linda Kitcher||Community Member|