- To ensure the safety and health of all faculty, staff and students
- To provide accurate information and resources to our component districts
- Prepare, prevent and mitigate
Maureen has over 30 years of experience in industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety ranging from the military, industry and public-school educational settings. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration graduating Magna Cum Laude and an Associate in Applied Science focused on Bioenvironmental Engineering Technology.
Maureen maintains extensive certifications including but not limited to a certified NYS Code Enforcement Official, EPA Certified Lead Risk Assessor/Inspector, NYS Certified Mold Assessor, NYS Certified Asbestos Management Planner/Building Inspector/Supervisor and she is an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED instructor. Maureen is also the lead trainer working with the New York State Department of Health, New York State Department of Labor and the Environmental Protection Agency developing curriculum and classes for Asbestos and Lead initials and recertifications.
Maureen provides leadership, training, knowledge, policy development and consultation services to our Orange-Ulster BOCES community and our school districts. Maureen’s has a true passion to help and is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for both learning and working.
Mikayla has a Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology and an Associate in Applied Science focusing on Behavioral Sciences.
Mikayla is our newest member of the Health and Safety Team. She brings a great deal of experience from her internship with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation where she studied the effects of PFOS/PFOA, compounds of the chemical group per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on the environment and animals.
Mikayla’s previous employment in the hospitality industry has proven valuable for the exposure to emergency management of incidents and customer relations.
Mikayla's love for the environment, marine life and animals translates perfectly to the care she has for the educational environments.
Her fresh outlook, knowledge and organization is just what is needed for the area school districts and the Orange-Ulster BOCES community.