Command Decision Team
Purpose: The University-Wide Command Decision Team is a small group of individuals who are responsible for directing emergency actions, campus closings, notification to the University community, etc. in crisis situations. The Command Decision Team will conduct emergency meetings (some meetings may be conducted by telephone) to determine the course of action. Team members are on call at all times.
Members: Executive Committee of the Administration (ECA), AVP Business Services & Facilities, AVP Communications and Marketing, Director of Public Safety, Chief Information Officer.
Hurricane Task Force
Purpose: The Hurricane Task Force is a representative group of the campus community that has responsibility for communicating states of readiness to their areas of responsibility. The task force also provides feedback to the CDT regarding classes, activities and events that may merit special attention during a storm activation.
Members: Command Decision Team plus one representative* from each of the following areas:
Administrative Information Services
Auxiliary Services (Bookstore & Dining)
College of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Karen Callaghan
Fr. Mark Wedig
College of Health Sciences
Division of Information Technology
Division of Institutional Advancement
ELS Language Centers
Enrollment Management Division
Office of the President
School of Adult & Continuing Education
Dr. Carol-Rae Sodano
School of Business
School of Education
Dr. Jack Dezek
School of Human Performance & Leisure Sciences
School of Law
Dr. Leticia Diaz
School of Podiatric Medicine
School of Social Work
Dr. Maria Alvarez
Sr. Lorraine Morin & Matthew Cameron
WXEL Radio and TV
Hurricane Operations Team
Purpose: The following departments comprise the hurricane operations team and are responsible for implementing specific detailed procedures for their individual areas of responsibility to prepare the campus for an imminent threat. Each director may require additional staff under his/her direction to assist in the implementation of the Hurricane Emergency Plan.
Members: Command Decision Team, Physical Plant (maintenance, housekeeping, grounds), Residence Life, Student Health Services, Student Union Office, Dining Services, DoIT, AIS, and Communications and Marketing.
Hurricane Recovery Team
Purpose: The hurricane recovery team is responsible for directing restoration actions following a weather event so that university operations can resume.
Members: Command Decision Team, Operations Team, Human Resources, Enrollment Management
Hurricane Communications Team
Purpose: Coordinates all communications, internal and external, concerning dismissal of classes, dismissal of staff, and resumption of services.
Members: Communications and Marketing, Residence Life, DoIT, Public Safety, ACE, Education
Purpose: Liaisons will be asked to assist the Facilities Management Department to ensure the campus is ready in accordance with the Barry University Hurricane Plan. Specifically they will: Maintain and distribute the hurricane kit supplied by the Physical Plant. This kit will contain the plastic bags and tape to secure computers. Ensure staff in their assigned areas follow the Individual Responsibilities and Laboratory Preparations outlined in the "Plan At Work" section of the Hurricane Plan. Once completed the Liaisons will report completion to the Physical Plant at extension 3785. When a hurricane watch or warning is suspended and it is safe to return to work, liaisons will survey their areas and report any problems such a roof leaks or broken windows to the Physical Plant at extension 3785.
Members: Representatives from each building as published and maintained on the hurricane web site.