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Crisis Management Council

Purpose: The purpose of the Crisis Management Council is to develop and coordinate the implementation of the College’s Crisis Management Plan.

Charter Sponsor: President’s Cabinet

Charter Contact: College President

Timeline: Standing 

Membership (length of term for members if applicable)

  •  Executive Director of Organizational Development – Chair
  •  College President
  •  VP for Administrative Services
  •  VP for Learning & Academic Affairs
  •  VP for Student Services
  •  Associate VP/Dean of Rome Campus
  •  Director of Marketing & Communications
  •  Director of Campus Security
  •  Executive Director of Information Technology 


  • Research best practices related to crisis management.
  • Regularly review the Crisis Management Plan and updates components as necessary.
  • Conduct table top exercises to practice various crisis management procedures.
  • Facilitate communication with local law enforcement agencies and other schools and colleges regarding emergency procedures.
  • Develop and implement a schedule to test emergency procedures.
  • Develop and implement appropriate professional development opportunities related to crisis management for faculty and staff.


  • Take situations lightly; work in isolation


  •  Keep the College mission, with an emphasis on the student experience, front and center
  •  Help the College prepare for the unexpected
  •  Imagine the unimaginable
  •  Coordinate with other agencies and institutions as necessary

Minutes, Agenda and Schedule

Crisis Management Council