Environmental Health and Safety, with Lynniece Warren

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In this episode, Sujani sits down with Lynniece Warren, the Executive Director of Risk Management at California State University, San Bernardino. They discuss Lynniece’s career journey, what environmental health and safety is, and tips on finding your niche in public health.

What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • How Lynniece discovered public and environmental health
  • Tips on how to find opportunities for job shadowing 
  • What the role of an environmental health and safety specialist may entail
    • The importance of building relationships with the community and those you are trying to influence or educate
    • How COVID changed the responsibilities and technology needs for environmental health and safety
    • The importance of being financially and legally aware in this role and how to gain these skills
  • What a day as an Executive Director of Risk Management looks like

Today’s Guest:

Hi, my name is Lynniece! My passion for public health has evolved into a dynamic international twenty-year career! Collaboration, analyzing, problem-solving, and measuring progress are what I enjoy professionally!

My administrative leadership at California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB) facilitates student, faculty, and staff success through the Offices of Risk Management and Environmental Health & Safety. It’s such a pleasure to oversee programs that prioritize the well-being of everyone on our campus and work with partners to protect the University’s assets. Our teams work tirelessly to provide a safe environment for more than 23K students, faculty, and staff at our San Bernardino and Palm Desert campuses. Let’s talk about, ERM, insurance, health and safety, change management, and shared governance when you have time!


About the Show

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