Communications Team

 Purpose: The Communications Team is composed of individuals who can support intra- and inter-communications during a crisis. These staff will also communicate with the media as to the status of the crisis situation.

Primary duties include:

  1. Facilitation of open communication between and among campus emergency personnel.
  2. Facilitation of selected communication between and among key institutional decision makers, first responders, and public media.

The Communications Team consists of the following permanent members or his/her designee(s):



Communications Specialist (Chair)

Reports to Command Center to assist with internal and external communications

Information Technology Professional

Reports to Command Center to assist with communications and critical recovery of data 

External public information officers

As needed

            Note:  Additional personnel may be assigned to this team depending on the circumstance.