Safety Committees: Let's Talk About Personalities!

Posted by Marilyn Rivers on March 29, 2017 at 9:49 AM

I’m often asked how to best manage the risk and safety of a community. Like many of you across our great globe, I’d answer with one word – consensus. Consensus requires a mixture of hope, perseverance, courage, and partnership. Risk is about the ebb and flow of partnerships. Its achievement is often hard won and bittersweet, but extremely rewarding when all the planets align.

Safety Committee Formation

Posted by Marilyn Rivers on November 3, 2015 at 1:12 PM

Do you feel like you stand alone trying to make folks understand that there are more constructive ways to solve a problem than by sweeping it under a rug? Do you get that pesky knock at the door the same time your office and your mobile phone rings, giving you that sinking feeling your day is about to go sideways? I know I do. Public entity risk management can be a lonesome proposition. So let’s try and shake off that loneliness and think about how we can create partnerships through safety committees.