Office of Global Affairs

International Travel Risk Assessment and Safety Committee (ITRASC)

ITRASC fosters safe travel for UW students, faculty and staff. It advises the Provost on health and safety issues related to international travel. Its responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and recommending international travel policies
  • Reviewing health and safety risks associated with international travel
  • Establishing and maintaining a UW International Travel Registry
  • Reviewing and recommending international travel insurance

Read the Provost’s Charge Letter

Name Title Department
Ann Anderson Associate Vice President, Enterprise Services Global Operations Support
Gayle Christensen Associate Vice Provost Office of Global Affairs
Kristin Esterberg Chancellor UW Bothell
Leela Fernandes Director and Stanley D. Golub Endowed Chair Jackson School of International Studies
Sarah Gimbel Assistant Professor, Faculty Senate Representative Family & Child Nursing
Susan Graham Associate Professor Global Health
Nancy Hovis Director of External Business Relations UW School of Medicine
Rolf Johnson Assistant Attorney General Attorney General’s Office
Sheila Edwards Lange Chancellor UW Tacoma
Wolfram Latsch, ex officio Director UW Study Abroad
Jeffrey Riedinger, Chair Vice Provost for Global Affairs Office of Global Affairs
Ben Sommers, ex officio Global Travel Security Manager Office of Global Affairs
Denzil Suite Vice President for Student Life Student Life
Joy Williamson-Lott Dean UW Graduate School