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Name of Committee: UAB Campus Emergency Management Committee (CEMC)

Mission Statement: The Campus Emergency Management Committee (CEMC) is the multidisciplinary group comprised of representatives from Administration, Police, Emergency Management, Risk Management, Student Services, Facilities, and other leaders from departments across UAB as well as community partners. It is responsible for the development and periodic review of emergency response plans, planning and evaluation of drills, and the evaluation of response efforts following an actual event with recommendations to Administration for improvements.

Chair Name: Randy Pewitt

Committee Contact Person: Randy Pewitt

Phone number: 934-2487
Email address: rpewitt@uab.edu

Committee Objectives:
  1. Provide a structure for the mitigation, preparation, response and recovery related to emergencies that may impact the UAB Campus.
  2. Identify the potential hazards, threats, and adverse events, and assess the impact on the faculty, staff, students and visitors.
  3. Adopt an all-hazards approach to emergency management to address a range of emergencies regardless of cause.
  4. Evaluate, exercise, and revise as appropriate emergency planning and response documents.
FEMA training: https://training.fema.gov/nims/
Alabama EMA: http://ema.alabama.gov/
Personal preparedness: http://www.ready.gov/

Meeting Frequency:
Meets Quarterly