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: Rosie G. Hartunian Alumbaugh
Commissioner: Sandy Everett
Rep. History & Heritage: Greg Petruska
Rep for International Programs: Jeong-Sik Yoo
Rep. IDEAS: Vacant  
Outside Organizations: Vacant 
Communication: Jesse Cannon
The Vault: Vacant
Student Coordinator: Vacant

Updated: Oct. 20, 2023


  • 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.