Office of the Registrar
General Information (2017/2018)
7.4 Chief Risk Officer, Office of the (OCRO)

  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Parsons, K., B.Sc. Dalhousie, LL.B. Saskatchewan, CRM Toronto

The Office of the Chief Risk Officer (OCRO) develops and implements frameworks and systems to manage risk across the entire scope of the University, all in a manner that enables the University to fulfill its mission and strategic goals. The OCRO reports directly to the Vice-President (Administration & Finance). The units that report to the OCRO include Campus Enforcement and Patrol (CEP), Enterprise Risk Management, and Environmental Health and Safety.

7.4.1 Campus Enforcement and Patrol (CEP)

  • Associate Director
  • Alexander, K., CEM., RSW
  • Assistant Manager- Investigations
  • Rideout, F.
  • Team Commanders
  • Standford, N.
  • Whelan, J.

Campus Enforcement and Patrol (CEP) falls under the portfolio of the Office of the Chief Risk Officer. The activities of the services are well established through policies, directives and best practices. CEP's primary responsibilities are the safety and security of the University community. CEP is dedicated to maintaining the Campus as a safe and pleasant place to live, work, and study. Campus Enforcement and Patrol is on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week and patrol the Campus property. The services of CEP are available to all faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

7.4.2 Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk and Insurance Coordinator
  • Janes, D., B.Sc., B.Ed., M.Sc. Memorial, CRM
  • Analysts
  • Delaney, M., B.B.A. Memorial, CRM
  • Lacey, C., B.B.A. Memorial, CRM
  • Tobin, H., B.A. Memorial, AEM

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) falls under the portfolio of the Office of the Chief Risk Officer. ERM provides strategic pan-university oversight on behalf of Risk Management; Emergency Management; Insurance, Claims and Administration; and Memorial University of Newfoundland’s centralized Incident Reporting System (MIMS). The staff provides analytical risk assessments, consultation, emergency management and assessment and care coordination, and best practise recommendations to the pan-university community.

7.4.3 Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

  • Associate Director
  • Battcock, B., B.Tech. Memorial
  • Chemical Safety Management Coordinator
  • Whelan, K., CRSP
  • Environmental Health and Safety Advisors
  • Collins, J., B.B.A. Memorial
  • Gosse, D.
  • St. Croix, P.
  • Field Services Coordinator
  • Bailey, M.
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Taylor, K., M.Sc. McGill, CRSP
  • Radiation Safety/Bio-safety Officer
  • Hobbs, R., M.Sc, Ph.D. Memorial

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) falls under the portfolio of the Office of the Chief Risk Officer. EHS provides oversight for the planning, directing and management of Memorial University of Newfoundland's Health and Safety Management System. In meeting the University’s goal of providing a safe and healthy environment which supports teaching, research and University life, EHS provides advice to the University community on health and safety matters. EHS monitors the University’s performance to identify opportunities for continued improvement and provide members of the University with the information and skills needed to carry out their work and studies safely.