Domenica (Dee) Zimmerman is with the University of Texas Medical Branch, Environmental Health and Safety. She is the university biosafety officer and a senior environmental health and safety consultant in the Biological Safety program and serves as the university’s select agent alternate responsible official and IBC coordinator. Her duties include working closely with research staff in BSL-2, BSL-3 and BSL-4 laboratories. Dee has been with the University of Texas Medical Branch since 1982. She currently is a member of the ABSA Membership and Educational Operations committees. She attended InterAmerican University in Puerto Rico and was the lab and safety coordinator for the Marine Ecology Division, Center for Energy and Environmental Research at the University of Puerto Rico.