UAB Enterprise Emergency Management Committee

Name of Committee: UAB Enterprise Emergency Management Committee (EEMC)

Mission Statement: The UAB Enterprise Emergency Management Committee (EEMC) is the multidisciplinary group charged with the oversight of a comprehensive emergency management program, facilitating institutional collaboration, resource-sharing, monitoring activities and planning document review to assure compliance with regulatory agencies and the accrediting bodies related to emergency management.

The committee is comprised of UAB Medicine entities (UAB Hospital, TKC/HSF, and Callahan Eye Hospital), UAB Occupational Health & Safety, Police, Media Relations, administration, and others from the UAB campus academic, research and athletics groups as appropriate.

Chair Name: UAB Director of Emergency Management

Committee Contact Person: JVann Martin or Randy Pewitt
Phone number: 975-0069 or 934-2487
Email address: jvmartin@uabmc.edu or rpewitt@uab.edu

Committee Objectives:
  1. Provide oversight for the mitigation, preparation, response and recovery related to emergencies that may impact UAB.
  2. Review identified threats, potential hazards, adverse events, and assess the impact on the varied UAB interests.
  3. Adopt an all-hazards approach to emergency management to address a range of emergencies regardless of cause.
  4. Exercise, evaluate, and revise as appropriate emergency planning and response documents.

Links
UAB Emergency: http://www.uab.edu/emergency/uab-alert-system
FEMA training: http://www.training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp
Personal preparedness: http://www.ready.gov/

2014 Meeting Dates:
August 20
November 19