A solid program and governance structure is necessary to coordinate with Campus leadership in advance of an emergency event, and to establish capabilities that enable aid, services and resource support in recovering from an event, pursuant to the authorities referenced below.  

Governance is defined as “the set of organizational regulations and standards exercised by management to provide strategic direction and ensure objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately, and resources are used responsibly.”   U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Justice Programs.