A True Blue Award for Lisa Matchett recognizes her exemplary work in Joint Health and Safety

Lisa Matchett is a Teaching Lab Technician in the Ramsay Wright Building who has been recognized with a True Blue Award for Innovation. The True Blue Award highlights the practices of exemplary faculty and staff who make invaluable contributions to the University every day.

Over the past 13 years, Lisa consistently strived to make Ramsay Wright a safer, healthier environment in her position as Worker Co-chair of the Joint Health & Safety Committee. Through the many changes at U of T, she has kept up-to-date with the latest protocols and legislation. She has been pro-active in scheduling committee meetings, ensuring that building inspections are completed and any deficiencies are brought to the attention of Principal Investigators. She maintained this professionalism even under the added duress of constant renovations in the building and the problems that ensue from outside contractors.

As problems arise, she has responded quickly and confidentially with staff, faculty and students. Lisa collaborates with a team who make the Ramsay Wright building a model for other JHS committees across campus.