Purpose: 

  • Communicate pandemic updates (i.e. situational reports, leadership briefings, readiness planning)
  • Leaders provide updates on planning areas under their responsibility.
  • Identify emerging issues that need attention.
  • CMT members are provided information with the expectation that they communicate to stakeholder groups they lead.
  • Provide updates to the Immediate Response Group (IRG), which is responsible for guiding the university’s response to emergency and emergent matters, and advises OSU President Alexander on immediate matters of policy, executive communications, and response during times such as these.  For more information on the IRG, please visit this webpage.

Goals:

  • Serve faculty, staff, student, OSU stakeholder and visitor success and needs by supporting transparent and well-communicated reopening strategies.
  • Ensure effective communication and feedback channels.
  • Assist university colleges, units, and divisions in successfully implement respective unit strategies in keeping with overall university strategy.

Membership of the Continuity Management Team members, includes:

  • Dan Larson, Vice Provost Student Affairs/OSU Coronavirus Response Coordinator
  • Anita Azarenko, Interim Vice Provost for Outreach & Engagement
  • Andrea Ballinger - Vice Provost for Information and Technology
  • Mike Bamberger, Emergency Preparedness Manager
  • Dan Bartholomae, Executive Deputy Athletic Director
  • Sherm Bloomer, Associate Vice Provost for Budget & Resource Planning
  • Jon Boeckenstedt, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
  • Jacque Bruns, Senior Associate Athletic Director
  • Eric Cardella, Youth Safety & Compliance Director
  • Steve Clark, Vice President University Relations and Marketing
  • Dave Craig, Director, Business Development and Assessment
  • Kevin Dougherty, Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs/Dean of Students
  • Alix Gitelman - Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Cathy Hasenpflug, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Jenny Haubenreiser, Associate Vice Provost for Health & Well Being & Executive Director, Student Health Services
  • Annie Heck, Associate Vice President University Relations and Marketing
  • Selina Heppell, Faculty Senate President
  • Heather Horn - Associate Vice Provost and Senior Director Employee and Labor Relations
  • Jen Humphreys, Operations Associate for Student Affairs
  • Rebecca Mathern - Associate Provost and University Registrar
  • Paul Odenthal, Senior Associate Vice President for Administration
  • Tuba Ozkan-Haller - Associate Vice President for Research Administration and Development
  • Julie Penry, Assistant General Counsel
  • Kelly Sparks, Associate Vice President, Finance & Strategic Planning, OSU-Cascades
  • Brian Stroup, Associate Director University Housing & Dining Services
  • Heidi Sann, Associate Vice President, Finance and Controller