Summary: Division of Administration and Finance
Department of Public Safety
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Name: Ginger Walker
Title: Executive Administrative Assistant
Food Safety Gets a Fresh Look
The University of Houston Department of Public Safety has its own diamond in the
rough. Sondra Washington, Food Safety Specialist within the Fire Marshal Unit of the
Department of Public Safety has recently taken on the task of maintaining food safety
standards on campus.
Ms. Washington brings a wealth of food safety experience to her position. She has
worked at all levels of food and sanitation safety in Texas from her time at the Food
Testing Laboratories then on to Martin Preferred Foods and later with the USDA. "I've
done it all," commented Ms. Washington regarding her time working on the line with
sanitation and behind the scenes testing restaurants and bakeries.
Ms. Washington was excited to come back to campus; she is a 2000 graduate of the
University of Houston. She comments, "I feel at home...I have come back to my roots."