Purpose and Functions

The purpose of the Emergency Response Committee is to safeguard the college community and College by the establishment of procedures for communication, command-and-control, effective coordination and use of institution and community resources, in response to an actual or potential threat, disaster, or hazardous event including potential weather closures, active shooters, influenza outbreak or other campus emergency. The functions of the committee are to recommend policies and procedures as necessary and proper to accomplish its purpose and to initiate an Operations Continuity plan for all College operations in response to a campus emergency, and to participate in regular emergency response trainings and drills. 


    • Chair, President
    • Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
    • Vice President for Business Affairs
    • Chief of Staff and Legal Counsel
    • Vice President for Information Technology
    • Associate Vice President for Executive Affairs
    • Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
    • Associate Vice President for Academics and Enrollment Management
    • Director of Dining Services
    • Director of Plant Operations
    • Director of the Fire and Emergency Services Administration Program
    • Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police
    • Director of Housing
    • Director of Athletics
    • Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Dean of the School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
    • Associate Vice President for External Campuses
    • East Georgia State College – Statesboro Director

Works of the Committee