School Preparedness Committee

School Preparedness Committee(SPC)

Brien McMahon HS

The mission of the Brien McMahon High School Preparedness Committee is to maintain a physically and emotionally safe and secure environment for all students and staff. We will accomplish this mission through the following actions:

·         Creating opportunities for collaboration between students, staff, and community members to identify factors that may jeopardized the safety and security of the environment, and to develop solutions

·         Working to ensure open lines of communication to report safety and security concerns

·         Training students and staff

·         Executing monthly drills covering a variety of potential situations that could impact the safety and security of students and staff

Committee Members

Scott Hurwitz                                                                     Principal

Qadir Abdus-Salaam                                                       Assistant Principal/Committee Chair

Marie Allen                                                                         Assistant Principal-Facilities Supervisor

Julie Parham                                                                      Director of Center for Global Studies

Bob Killackey                                                                      Incident Preparedness Advisor/NJROTC Teacher

Joe Madaffari                                                                    Athletic Director

TJ Garberra                                                                         NPD Officer/ School Resource Officer

Katie Okrentowich                                                          Teacher/NFT Representative

Tom Seuch                                                                          Science Department Chair

Charlie Wyatt                                                                     Head Custodian

Jeff Oliver                                                                           BMHS Security Guard

Barbara Faccenda                                                            School Nurse

Rachel Josovitz                                                                  School Social Worker

Amanda Bolz                                                                      Special Education Teacher

Preparedness committee meetings will be held the first Wednesday of each month(September-June) at 7:00 a.m. in the Main Office conference room.

Under the regulations of the “Workers’ Compensation Commission” each work site shall establish a safety and health committee. The purpose of this committee is to identify health and safety issues. If you see, and/or identify any health or safety issue please report it to any of the committee members.