Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Response
Planning & Preparedness

Welcome to the UVa-Wise Emergency Response web information pages. The Crisis Management Team is tasked with the planning as well as the external and internal communication for UVa-Wise in the event of a crisis or emergency situation.

Emergency Alert Service

You must sign up for the Emergency Alert Service each year to take advantage of it. Log in with your email username and password (without @uvawise.edu).

Go!

The emergency alert system is a communication method that we STRONGLY urge all campus community members to use. PLEASE, sign up online by clicking the GO! button. Log in with your email username and password (without @uvawise.edu) and fill in the fields as requested.

You can sign up for phone alerts and/or text messaging alerts. Please note that updates to the emergency alert system take 24-hours to update so please update as soon as possible to insure you get campus emergency alerts.

CrisisManagement & Communication Teams

Crisis Management Team

Joe Kiser
Director of College Services
jbk5b@uvawise.edu

Ronnie Short
UVa-Wise Chief of Police & Director of Public Safety
rls6k@uvawise.edu

Kathy Still
Director of News and Media Relations
kls7ad@uvawise.edu

Lora Williams
Safety Compliance Office
Department of Natural Sciences
ljw4m@uvawise.edu

Jewell Worley
Dean of Students
ljw4k@uvawise.edu

Susan Mullins
Office of Special Events
sm5fm@uvawise.edu

Travis Perry
Director of Capital Operations and Planning
p4j@uvawise.edu

Sim Ewing
Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration
see4r@uvawise.edu

Scott Bevins
Associate Vice Chancellor of Information Technology
pb8q@uvawise.edu

Kevin Yates
Sergeant/Investigator & Clery Officer
kdy6c@uvawise.edu

Crisis Communication Team

Kathy Still
Chairperson, Crisis Communication Team
Director of News and Media Relations
kls7ad@uvawise.edu
276.376.1027

Lanna Lumpkins
Strategic Communication Coordinator
lml8r@uvawise.edu
276.328.0130

Laura Pritchard
Director of Technology Support Services
ldp2z@uvawise.edu

Joseph Meade
System Administrator & Web Systems Specialist
jwm6a@uvawise.edu

Crisis Communication Team Subcommittee

(charged with Press Conference Setup)

Lanna Lumpkins
Strategic Communication Coordinator
lml8r@uvawise.edu
276.328.0130

Debra Wharton
Director for Special Events
daw2c@uvawise.edu

Julie Scott
Director of the Student Center
jba4f@uvawise.edu

If you have any questions, email us at alertsystem@uvawise.edu.