George Mason University Emergency Management Active Threat Seminar

Safety, Emergency, & Enterprise Risk Management cordially invites you to the 2018 Emergency Preparedness seminar on Active Threats. (An “active threat” is posed by an individual(s) actively engaged in or attempting to harm others with a weapon). This seminar will be held Monday, April 30th, 2018, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in Merten Hall Room 1204.

Our speaker will be Krista Dillon from the University of Oregon, who was part of the Incident Management Team that assisted Umpqua Community College (UCC) recover from the active threat tragedy that occurred on the UCC campus on October 1st, 2015. Krista is an experienced emergency manager who is familiar with all the elements of a comprehensive emergency management program. This one and one-half-hour seminar will help orient those of us who have a role in responding to emergencies on campus and illuminate some of the challenges of responding to and recovering from an active threat incident. Active threat is the focus of the university’s 2018 emergency management training and exercise plan. This seminar will be followed by tabletop and functional exercises that will be scheduled in 2018.

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Please note, this invitation is non-transferable; we are unable to accommodate additional guests under your name. This seminar is intended primarily for members of the Executive Council, Emergency Operations Group, and regional first responders. If you would like to invite additional guests, please contact David Farris at Thank you for your understanding.

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