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Mike Howe

Mike Howe

Mike Howe

About Mike

In my role I'm responsible for overseeing college Safety and Security programs; as well as, providing professional safety and regulatory consultation to academic programs. I have worked in the Environmental/Health/Safety (EHS), Security, and Emergency Preparedness fields for 20+ years. I truly enjoy my role at Riverland and the challenges it provides me every day. Outside of my Riverland duties I also provide firearms instruction/training classes at multiple shooting ranges in Southern Minnesota.

Phone: 507-433-0621
E-mail: Mike.Howe@riverland.edu
Department: Safety & Security
Job Title: Safety Administrator

Area(s) of Expertise

Experienced Environmental Health & Safety manager with primary career responsibilities within industry (e.g., manufacturing), and Education/Academics (e.g., Community & Technical College) for; EHS management, regulatory consultation and compliance, security and protective services, loss prevention, emergency preparedness and response, strategic planning and continuity-of-operations, ISO 9001 certification, leadership, employee management, progressive discipline, training & development, and other related HR functions.

External Professional Activities/Organizations

Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) – Steering Committee Chair for, "Certified School Safety Manager (CSSM) & Certified School Safety Specialist (CSSS) Credentials." - (Start 2020)

Awards and Honors

  • Minnesota State Colleges & Universities – Chancellor's Award (2013)

  • Minnesota State Colleges & Universities – Outstanding Service Award (2015)

  • Riverland Community College – Presidential Gumption Award (2018)

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