Appendix B Humboldt State University Crisis Consultation Team

Month/Year Posted: 
August, 2001
Policy Number: 
UML 01-04, Appendix B

 The Humboldt State University Crisis Consultation Team is charged with coordinating University response to potentially violent situations on the Humboldt State University campus community which involve students, staff, and/or faculty members collectively, individually, or any combination thereof.


  1. At the request of any Crisis Consultation Team member, to consult with appropriate persons on the crisis at hand and serve as a communication link between/among individuals and offices by communicating relevant information on a "need to know" basis.
  2. To make recommendations to the President on response to crisis situations.
  3. To document and retain records of meetings, events, and recommendations, and following the crisis, to ensure debriefing of the team and appropriate others.
  4. To work with the Director of University Advancement in the timely provision of information to the media and others as appropriate.
  5. Under the direction of the Emergency Operations Center Director, to assist with crisis management during and following a major emergency/disaster.


The Crisis Consultation Team reports directly to the President through the Executive Assistant to the President. Meetings may be called by any member. Members are:

    • Chief of University Police
    • Special Assistant to the Vice President for Faculty Affairs (Faculty Personnel Services)
    • Director, Human Resources
    • Staff Psychologist
    • Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs
    • Executive Assistant to the President
    • Others as identified by the core membership (above), on a per-case basis, dependent upon the circumstances and person(s) involved.

Also issued as Executive Memorandum P99-9

Distribution: All Faculty and Staff