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About Us

Meet the Environmental Health & Safety Team… 

Michael DeSalvio
EHS Director
  • Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology with minor in Chemistry
  • Master's degree in Applied Biotechnology
  • Certified as Registered Biosafety Professional
  • 11 years in EH&S and 15 years in the CSU system

Email: Michael.desalvio@csusb.edu  Office Phone: (909) 537-5179

Kathy Pierson
EHS Specialist
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology
  • 19 years in EH&S

Email: kpierson@csusb.edu   Office Phone: (909) 537-3091   Mobile Phone: (909) 208-2258

Benjamin Virzi
EHS Specialist
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry with Biochemistry option
  • 9 years in EH&S

Email: bvirzi@csusb.edu Office Phone: (909) 537-7635  Mobile Phone: (909) 269-2778

Rominna Valentine Ico 
Chemical Hygiene Officer  
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology-Pre-medicine with minor in Chemistry
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry-Earth and Environmental Sciences, Professional Science Option
  • Laser Safety Officer certificate and Chemical Hygiene Officer
  • 7 years in EH&S
  • Double alumni from CSUSB #GoYotes!

Email: rominna.valentineico@csusb.edu   Office Phone: (909) 537-3092   Mobile Phone: (909) 453-5609

Patricia Aguilar
ASC 1

Email: paguilar@csusb.edu   Office Phone:  (909) 537-3144

Melisa Morrow
Training and Learning Management System Specialist-Risk Management
  • Bachelor's degree in Communication from CSUSB
  • Master's degree in Health Professions Education
  • Certified ATD Master Trainer
  • >1 year with EH&S/Risk Management

Email: melisa.morrow@csusb.edu

 

What We Do...

Service  

Team Member  

Contact Info  

Accident Investigation  

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

Asbestos and Lead  

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

Biohazardous Waste Disposal  

Kathy Pierson  

kpierson@csusb.edu  

Biosafety  

Kathy Pierson  

kpierson@csusb.edu  

Chemical Safety  

Rominna Valentine Ico  

rominna.valentineico@csusb.edu  

Environmental Compliance 

Kathy Pierson  

kpierson@csusb.edu  

Ergonomics  

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

Food Safety 

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

Hazardous Waste Disposal  

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

Hearing Protection  

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

Heat Illness Protection  

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

Indoor Air Quality  

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

Laboratory Safety & Compliance  

Rominna Valentine Ico  

rominna.valentineico@csusb.edu  

Laser Safety  

Kathy Pierson  

kpierson@csusb.edu  

Radiation Safety  

Kathy Pierson  

kpierson@csusb.edu  

Respiratory Protection  

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

Safety Training  

Melisa Morrow  

Melisa.morrow@csusb.edu  

Universal Waste Disposal  

Benjamin Virzi  

bvirzi@csusb.edu  

If you're not sure who to contact, or for questions or general inquiries please contact us at ehs@csusb.edu or call our main line at 909-537-5179 

Services Provided by Other Departments...

Service 

Department  

Contact Info 

Workers Compensation Claims 

Risk Management 

Risk Management
Phone: (909) 537-3937                    Email:  riskmanagement@csusb.edu 

AC/Heating unit repair 

Facilities Planning & Management  

Facilities Service Center
Phone:  (909) 537-5175
Hours:  7:30am - 5pm

Wildlife or Pest Control 

Facilities Planning & Management 

Facilities Service Center
Phone:  (909) 537-5175
Hours:  7:30am - 5pm

Emergency Preparedness 

Office of Emergency Management & Business Continuity 

April Wing 
Manager
Phone: (909) 537-7477
Email: april.wing@csusb.edu

Suspicious person or activity on campus 

University Police 

Police Dispatch 
(TDD available) 
(909) 537-5165

Campus Emergency Hotline 
(909) 537-5999

University Police 
(Non-emergency) 
(909) 537-7777

Tagging Property 

Property Management 

Property Management  Email: property@csusb.edu                      Phone: 909.537.5147

EHS/RM org chart

EHS Org Chart