Emergency Response Team (Procedure 1.2000)

Authority:F.S. 1001.64; F.A.C. 6A- 14.0261
Date Adopted:5/02; 10/2013; 01/2014; 03/2015
Date of Review:05/09; 08/11; 03/12; 08/2013; 12/2013; 12/2014; 3/19; 3/21
Related Policy:6.030


The purpose of this procedure is to define membership and responsibilities of the Emergency Response Team (ERT).


  1. Members of the ERT shall include the following:
    1. Dean, Center for Public Safety
    2. Associate Vice President, Financial Services
    3. Associate Vice President, Human Resources
    4. Campus Dean, Altamonte Springs Campus
    5. Campus Dean, Oviedo Campus
    6. Coordinator, Environmental Health and Safety
    7. Director, Campus Safety and Security
    8. Director, Communications and Media Relations
    9. Director, Facilities
    10. Vice President/Financial Services & CFO
    11. Facilities Manager, Heathrow Center
    12. Facility Plant Manager, Oviedo
    13. Facility Plant Manager, Sanford/Lake Mary
    14. General Counsel
    15. Vice President, Academic Affairs
    16. Vice President, Information Technology and Institutional Resources/CIO (chair)
    17. Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Communications
    18. Vice President, Student Affairs/CSAO
    19. Manager, Risk Assessment and Compliance
    20. Director, Academic Advising and Counseling
  2. The ERT will function as the decision-making team for crisis events on college grounds.
    1. The ERT will prepare a written Emergency Response Plan (“Plan”) that will be reviewed annually and updated as needed.

    2. The ERT will recommend procedures to implement the Plan including, but not limited to, the College’s emergency response, recovery, mitigation, risk reduction, prevention, and preparedness.

    3. The ERT Chair and the Director, Campus Safety and Security will serve as the College’s liaisons to the Seminole County Office of Emergency Management in order to facilitate consistency and coordination between the College’s Plan and that of Seminole County.

  1. ERT recommendations will be made through the Executive Team.
Recommended by:Executive Team/CACDate3/16/2021
Signed by:President, Georgia L. LorenzDate3/25/2021