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1.4 DePaul University Incident Command Structure

The Executive Emergency Response Team (EERT) consists of the following individuals listed in order of rank:

  • President
  • Provost
  • Executive Vice President
  • Vice President for Planning and Presidential Admin
  • Vice President, Facility Operations
  • Vice President, Public Relations and Communications

The highest-ranking available member of the EERT shall have the authority to declare a Level 3 University emergency. In such a case, the President, or the highest ranking available EERT member, will immediately initiate University evacuation and closure procedures and will coordinate with the Incident Commander, Public Safety and Facilities Operations Offices, and notify the University’s Public Information Officer to implement the Emergency Communication procedures outlined further in the Communications Annex (2.2), after contacting 9-1-1.