Environmental Health & Safety

A Safe and Sustainable University

Minimize injury and illness to faculty, staff, students and visitors and to minimize damage to university property.  Inherent in this mission is the charge to provide a safe and healthy environment in which the university’s activities can be pursued.

Report a Workplace Hazard/Near Miss 

You can report a hazard concern or safety suggestion online directly to Environmental Health and Safety. Types of safety concerns to report may include: general workplace and office safety, fire safety, laboratory safety, environmental issues, etc.


Sustainability is a central component of Florida Gulf Coast University’s guiding principles and one of the strategic pillars. FGCU inspires by examples and prepares students, faculty, and staff to be engaged citizens and leaders of the green economy.

Our Location

The Environmental Health and Safety Modular is located in Parking Lot 7 near Parking Garage 2 Student Health Services.

Hours | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Questions? | Call 239-590-1414 | Fax 239-590-1033


Meet the Team

Rhonda Holtzclaw, MS, CHMM, RBP Director rholtzcl@fgcu.edu 239-590-1037
Willie Baca, MPA, CRM Assistant Director wbaca@fgcu.edu 239-590-1126
Kathleen Crawford Sustainability Coordinator kcrawfor@fgcu.edu 239-590-1507
Elizabeth (Beth) McMasters, CSP EH&S Coordinator emcmasters@fgcu.edu 239-590-1036
Logan Crawford EH&S Specialist lcrawford@fgcu.edu 239-745-4408
Ibis Tuero Administrative Assistant ituero@fgcu.edu 239-590-1414
Todd Russell Fire & Life Safety Inspector trussell@fgcu.edu 239-745-4612
Carol Kennedy, MS SoVi Gardner ckennedy@fgcu.edu 239-590-1414