Allison Jouras, ASP, HEM
BSI EHS Services and Solutions
Allison Jouras is an environmental, health and safety professional who provides technical EHS support to leading healthcare, biotech, semiconductor and high technology clients. She focuses on creating safe working environments through hazard identification, risk reduction, and the development and implementation of comprehensive safety policies and programs that ensure regulatory compliance. Jouras has worked with executive leadership and frontline staff at a variety of acute care facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and medical clinics to lower the occurrence of occupational injuries through development and execution of creative solutions related to blood and bodily fluid exposures, safe patient handling, incident investigation, hazardous materials exposure, workplace violence, Lean initiatives, intra-departmental workflows and various other safe work practices.
Kathy Harris, M.C.R.P, EMT-B
Stanford Health Care
Kathy Harris is an Emergency Manager for Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health. She supports nearly 200 clinics, outpatient surgery centers, and offices, where her activities include developing Emergency Response Teams, coordinating drills and exercises, and serving on the hospitals’ Incident Management Team. Her interest in emergency management began while volunteering in Waveland, Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, and has since included professional experiences with San Francisco, Stanford University, the University of Oregon, and the Environmental Protection Agency. She holds a Master’s in Planning from the University of Oregon and a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies from Emory University.