Crisis Management Team

emergency response - Disaster drill 107 1Messiah University’s Crisis Management Team is organized into four teams which are assigned specific duties of crisis resolution. The team has been intentionally structured to include many individuals who have key decision-making authority for the University.

The Crisis Management Team is comprised of the following representatives:

Crisis Controller/Incident Commander

Vice President for Operations or Vice President for Human Resources and Compliance

Immediate Response Team

Chair: Director of Safety and Dispatch Services

Logistics Team

Chairs: Director of Facility Services and Director of Conference and Event Services

Campus Affairs Team

Chairs: Vice Provost of Student Success and Engagement, Vice President for Human Resources and Compliance, and Interim Provost 
Team Assistant: Dean of Students and Director of Human Resources

Public Information Team

Chair: Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications/Special Assistant to the President for Communication
Team Assistant: Director of Communications

Finance and Technology

Chair: Vice President for Finance and Planning
Team Assistants: Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Administrative Technology

It is also understood that, depending on the situation, the University may need to work in partnership with outside agencies and law enforcement. The University will delegate authority as necessary and in keeping with the best interests of our campus community.