Catherine Black Awarded Office of Compliance Shared Values Award - Inclusion and Equity

Environmental Health and Safety Officer Catherine Black was awarded the Office of Compliance Shared Values Award-Inclusion and Equity. 

The nominee must demonstrate the Office of Compliance's shared values of Inclusion and Equity by helping uphold equal rights and advancing institutional fairness. They must advocate for access, affordability, opportunity and empowerment for all by:

  • Intentionally fostering a sense of belonging where all are valued;
  • Striving to understand and appreciate each other’s backgrounds and experiences;
  • Listening to multiple voices engaging in civil discourse; and
  • Acknowledging and addressing individual and systemic effects of bias and discrimination

Catherine serves on the Administration and Planning Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and has done so for several years. Her compassion for the topic drove her to start the EHS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee which she leads enthusiastically. She recruited interested individuals from different EHS divisions and meets regularly with leadership.