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Joint Health and Safety Committees

A Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) is an advisory group, required by law, which is made up of management and worker representatives. Led by two Co-Chairs (one representing workers and one representing management), the JHSC is an integral part of TTC’s internal responsibility system, allowing a joint effort between workers and management to equally participate in resolving health and safety concerns, and to enhance the safety and health of the workplace.

The joint committee’s key responsibility is to identify health and safety issues in the workplace and make recommendations to management for improvement. Duties include conducting workplace inspections; investigating incidents involving a critical injury or death; and representing workers during work refusals.

Here are the TTC’s 51 committees:

250 Bloor
Ahmed Abdi, Mohammed Al-Naib, Vikas Malik, Alvaro Reyes. Co-Chairs: Daniel Mireanu (m), Mark Gianforcaro (w).

1900 Yonge (McBrien Building)
Ann Dargie, Radamiro Gaviria, Greg Jensen, Ken Kirovski, Lori Matorcevic, Paul Occhiogrosso, Gregory Snow, Corey Staden, Derek Stryland, Xiaoyan Yuan. Co-Chair: Mike DeToma (w), Donatella Morassut (m).

5140/5160 Yonge/5 Park Home (North York Centre)
Luigi Alberga, May Chau, Laura Hawkins, Wejdan Ismail, Thomas Kliem, Richard Rees, Susan Reilly, Cathy Wong. Co-Chairs: Steglio Bertoia (m), Theresa Buck (w).

Arrow Road Division
Mario Azzopardi, John Di Censo, Dianne Douglas, Vito Tassone. Co-Chairs: Jagdeep Singh (m), Hernan Saulle (w).

Arrow Road Garage
Jeanette Ainey, Franco Gargaro, Jerry Phillips, Derrick Siaw. Co-Chairs: Jason McBride (m), Fabrizio Cina (w).

Birchmount Division
Vito Colonna, David McCollin, Vanessa McKenzie, Stasia Osbourne, Edmond Rodney. Co-Chairs: Andrea Valente (m), Sharon Longstreet (w).

Birchmount Garage
Tom Hawes, Ahmad Rasheed, Herman Reid, Mark Young. Co-Chairs: Angelo Kourlas (m), Shashin Goswami (w).

Collectors
Jennifer Conn, Domenic Desantis, Radecliffe Gairey, Yohannes Ghebremedhin, Juliette Layne, Hindi Marges, Mustaq Mohammed, George Trivanovic, Janet Weller. Co-Chairs: Barbara McLeod (m), Tina Robichaud (w).

Construction Field Offices
Martin Bamford, Brian Billark, Frank Campbell, Frankie Cimino, Jim Davis, Seyed Eshtehardian, Eric Faber, Murtadha Hamid, Shaiful Islam, Dmitri Kharseev, Vasily Khodanovich, Imran Jaffari, Junsoo Kim, Charles Lee, Kyle Maitland, Geoffrey McKee, Aaron Mickle, Steve Plante, Jeff Robson, Michael Rolanty, Farhad Salehi, Frank Serpa, Steve Tindall, Andrew Varga. Co-Chairs: Kyle Whiteway (m), Mario Arruda (w).

Customer Service
Edwina Richards, Deon Wilmot. Co-Chairs: Davey Mol (m), Hovig Kerkezian (w).

Danforth Subway/SRT
Muhammad Ghaffar, Bryan Lewis, Sean Milligan, Demetrios Rassos. Co-Chairs: Flobell Asaba Ndesan (m), Daniel Bandelj (w).

Davenport Offices
Angie Barone, Co-Chair: Murray Parsons (m), Matt Agosta (w).

Davisville Carhouse
Larry Chiappetta, Matthew Howell. Co-Chairs: Jamie Davis (m), Paul Arsenault (w).

Duncan Shop
Jason Bisnauth, Walter Cedrone, Peter DeAngelis, Sam Genova, David Lavallee, Domenic Lombardo, Alexandra Madeira, Novak Novakovic, George Schafranek, David Stout, Scott Thompson, Marcus Tzaras. Co-Chairs: John Fongaro (m), Geoffrey McIlraith (w).

Eglinton Division
Alice Glass Smith, Carol Jesseau, Sherry Jupp, Santo Luciano, Michael Marges, Junior Sutton. Co-Chairs: Dennis Ediae (m), Randall Romeral (w).

Eglinton Garage
Nicholas Gentili, Vic Mahabir, Bill Pantopoulos, Nashir Shivji. Co-Chair: Frank Fantauzzi (m), Aldo Misuraca (w).

Graphics
Tracy Dow, Sunita Punit. Co-Chairs: Shane MacDonald (m), Kevin Noble (w).

Greenwood Carhouse
Merlyn Bennett, Domenic Defazio, Ante Micetich, Simeon Rampersad, Jatinder Rooprai, Anthony Schembri, Calogero Siggia. Co-Chairs: Frank O’Neill (m), Roy Hartley (w).

Greenwood Shop
Jason Callaghan, John Carberry, Rene Deveau, Fernando Dizon, Joshua Freeman, Stephanie Hartley, Derick Murray, Norman Saunders, David Welsh. Co-Chairs: Rob Francis (m), Michael Hepditch (w).

Harvey Shop (113)
Scott Blacker, Sandro Buccini, Flavio Da Cruz, Ian Dodd, Luigi Garda, Clifford Paul, Neville Patrick, Gitonga Peter, Cody Rowley, Shaun Zafar. Co-Chairs: Mike Farhoud (m), Christopher Hughes (w).

Harvey Shop (235)
Michael Darragh, Terry Kocur. Co-Chairs: David Tonon (m), Basil Thomas (w).

Hillcrest Staff
Tony Aswad, Branka Budimirovic, Diepiriye Lawson, Nadia Lucivero, Glennford Ramos, Tariq Usman, Margaret Wong. Co-Chair: Gary Blanchard (m), Dale Crocker (w).

Janitorial Section
Dave Brown, Joe Cammisa, Bill Cowin, Kariza Gumpal, Tina Marvin, Domenic Modanese, Hanh Nguyen, Peter Peng, Pat Pennacchio, Enrico Signore, Dilshad Thajudeen. Co-Chairs: Paul Zomparelli (m), Alex Amm (w).

Leslie Carhouse
Lester Lewis, Donald Macumber, Mark Mendoza, Domenico Sicilia, Jordan Warren. Co-Chairs: Joseph Ewart (m), Vito Castelli (w).

Line Services
Brian Davis, Keith Williams. Co-Chairs:  Joseph Decan (m), Peter Lawryshyn (w).

M&P (ATU)
Mike Dagostino, Justin DiMatteo, Vartan Ghazarian, Daniel Meringolo, Liboria Raso, Mike Szmeretzky. Co-Chairs: Matthew Bifolchi (m), Jason Bosco (w).

M&P Staff
Charlily Bodomo, Aiden Purcell. Co-Chairs: David Marshall (m), Eric Sparrow (w).

Malvern Division
Sam Chow, Gary Chong, Veronica Harry, Elizabeth Hoare, Keith McGill, David Naccarato, Elton Pais. Co-Chairs: Terrance Ryan (m), Jagjit Minhas (w).

Malvern Garage
Clarke Gibson, Daryl Kailan, Nicholas Said, Subramanian (Raj) Somanathan. Co-Chairs: Paul DiVarano (m), Peter Gordon (w).

McCowan Carhouse
Fitzgerald Graham, Austin Pires, Elijah Slade. Co-Chairs: Ness Ryan (m), Maxwell Lindo (w).

Mount Dennis Division
Tracey Brown, Ernie Goncalves, Steve Hajoglou, Robert Holloway, AmitKumar Patel, Rose Siggia, Alexandre Vasconcelos. Co-Chairs: Willie Chu (m).

Mount Dennis Garage
Stavros Avdoulos, Guido Didomenico, Philip Jules, Vimal Kaushal. Co-Chairs: Vito DePasquale (m), Mike DiFalco (w).

Queensway Division
Derek Arnett, Behrang Sina, Fredrick Succi, John Yeaman. Co-Chairs: David Ramjattan (m), Matthew Chau (w).

Queensway Garage
Nelson Carvalho, Alexander Garnier, James Taylor. Co-Chairs: John Meringolo (m), Brent Pelletier (w).

Revenue Operations
Julia Colatosti, Tomo Jancetic, Tony Maglio. Co-Chair: Casey Chuhaniuk (m), Muhammed Malik (w).

Roncesvalles Carhouse
Vinit Chawda, Umar Raja, David Tabone, Luke Tomic. Co-Chairs: Kim Ross (m), Vito Binetti (w).

Roncesvalles & Russell Divisions (Joint)
Terry Amaral, Danny Amato, Brian DaSilva, Stacy Gavria, Robert House, Carlo Iannantuono, Jennifer Luck, Peter Reinhardt, Ragbir Sandhu. Co-Chairs: Kareem Madhavjee (m), Wayne Davidson (w).

Russell Carhouse
Norm Hilder, Salvatore Giampietro, Radu Neculaescu. Co-Chairs: Joseph Perruccio (m), Michael Grosdanis (w).

Signals/Electrical/Communications
Douglas Adams, Ayodele Bakare, Vishal Champaneri, John Currie, Ricardo DaSilva, Peter Girimonte, Roey Gutman, Eugene Ivens, Denis Jakac, Sumit Kumar, Aidan McCaffrey, Charlene McIlroy, Peter Nelson, Bill Pappas, Muhammad Raja, Ernie Rampino, John Rossi, Antonio Spensieri, James Sullivan. Co-Chairs: Amrik Bir (m), David Lamanna (w).

Stations/Tunnels/Buildings/Equipment
Salvatore Adamo, Indarjit Bachan, Frank Cannella, Tony Falco, Gordon Frew, Dean Johnson, Derek Lynch, Demetrios Papadopoulos, Paula Rampino, Chris Tsikaris, Christopher Welsh. Co-Chairs: John Kurts (m), Dave Maher (w).

Surface Way
Bill Allgood, Henry Da Rosa, Robert Jamieson, Nelson Loureiro, Ralph Mancini, Mark Mitro, Enza Orlando, John Tercas,  Michael Varsamis, Kevon Wilks. Co-Chairs: Bryan Callaghan (m), Frank Chiappetta (w).

Track & Structure
David Atisha, Fernando Gallardo, Nigel Hosein, Bryan Hutley, Lewis Lee, Jason Madeiros, Andrew McAnuff, Alexander Papaevangelou, Bryan Polt, Dale Powell, Steve Romios, Tim Tavares, Mario Trejos. Co-Chairs: Nino Romano (m), Douglas Thomson (w).

Traffic Checkers
Tuan Amsa, David Nimigon. Co-Chairs: Ken Broad (m), Carl HoSue (w).

Transit Control
Jayant Baihal, Everton Barrett, Michael Hazlett, Reinhard Langos, Christian Maglieri, Ivan Petkovsky, Lou Spano. Co-Chairs: Mathew Flynn (m), Paul Rellinger (w).

Transit Enforcement
Steve Barreca, Anthony Consales, Deborah Herbert, Mitchell McFarlane, Amanda McFarling, Kapildev Selvanayagam, Teresa Tang. Co-Chair: Ed Winger (m).

Wheel-Trans
John Boucher, Mary Casuti, Natalie Francis, Christopher Josch, Lodon Hassan, Peter Lestage, Giacinto Lombardi, Wayne Meyers, Lynn Middleton. Co-Chairs: Andrew Piggott (m), John Begg (w).

Wilson Carhouse
Jermaine Auld, Durmus Nacakli, Carlo Traccitto. Co-Chair: Pascal Nkenglack Diffo (m).

Wilson Division
Scott Barry, Janice Bushay, Peter Gullo, Paul Stanley, George Tzirivilas, Dwayne Wallace. Co-Chairs: Waseem Aslam (m), Vito Matteace (w).

Wilson Garage
Vincenzo Crimi, Wayne Henery, Paul Martins, Joseph Moretti. Co-Chairs: Jason Tanti (m), Tony Tuzi (w).

Wilson-Subway
Joseph DeGabrielis, Jonathan Espenes, Devanand Mahadeo, Sydney Palmer. Co-Chairs: Jamie Simpson (m), Nilroy Paul (w).

(m) management
(w) worker
List updated as of October 14, 2019

 

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