USITT Safety & Health Commission

The Safety & Health Commission provides for training, education, and the exchange of information on all topics that affect the safety, health, and well-being of performers, technicians, and audience members.

Commission Leadership:  

Commissioner: Greg Petruska
Associate Commissioner: Anna Glover
VC of Programming: Rosie G. Hartunian Alumbaugh
Asst VC for Programming: David 'Ross' Rauschkolb
VC for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Sandy Everett

VC for Student Alliance Program: POSITION OPEN
VC for Technology, Communication, and Social Media: Jesse Cannon
VC for Technical Programs: David 'Ross' Rauschkalb
VC for International Programs: Jeong-Sik Yoo
VC for History and Heritage: Bryan Huneycutt
OSHA Alliance Liaison: David Glowacki
Membership Interaction: Amanda Fallon

Updated: August 31, 2022


  • The Safety & Health Commission promotes safe and productive workplaces at all levels of educational institutions and community, regional, and professional theatres. Commission members also oversee USITT's International Health & Safety Award which honors individuals and institutions that successfully

Rigging Safety Initiative

  • The program was created to fund inspections of theatrical rigging in secondary schools across America.