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Join the Emergency Preparedness Regional Advisory Committee

Posted by on October 3rd, 2018 Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response

The Emergency Preparedness Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) is a standing committee of the NNLM SEA regional advisory structure. The committee is comprised of a representative from each state/territory in the region.  Committee members will be appointed by the SEA executive director to a three year term. The committee will meet virtually and communicate via e-mail to conduct business.

Committee Charge:

The Emergency Preparedness RAC will provide leadership in promoting emergency preparedness, continuity of service and follow-up reporting for events. Committee members will:

  1. Assist the SEA with developing and implementing a regional emergency preparedness plan to ensure continuity of service for Network members.
  2. Serve as regional coordinators for emergency preparedness activities in the state:
    1. Promote emergency preparedness in individual libraries and the state
    2. When necessary, work as part of the regional emergency team to ensure continuation of services and recovery to affected Network member(s) in the state.
    3. Provide the SEA office with follow-up and reporting of events following a disaster to include a description of the incident, the response, follow-up activities, and lessons learned.
  3. Recommend improvements and new avenues for the SEA to promote and deliver emergency preparedness/disaster recovery support to Network members

To volunteer or to nominate yourself to participate, please contact Tony Nguyen, Executive Director by October 31, 2018

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