924.1     When Disaster Strikes - Continuity Management
and Emergency Response Planning for Directors     
When and Where:
  • May 8, 2012 (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
  • The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pa.
Who Should Attend:    
  • Directors of electric cooperative boards
  • An instructor-led course available in a one-day format
Course Overview:     
  • Cooperatives are subject to the ongoing challenges of providing continuous service to their membership in the face of natural and man-made disasters. Whether it’s a hurricane, tornado, or employee sabotage, directors play an increasingly important role in monitoring the activities of management to ensure that physical and IT assets are secure and safe. This course focuses on the directors’ role in disaster planning and recovery, showing how they can fulfill the responsibility they have to their members by ensuring the continuity of electrical and business operations

Key Topics Include:                                

  • How cooperatives currently handle emergencies
  • Factors that contribute to cooperatives’ need to create Emergency Response Plans
  • Identifying the elements of Emergency Response and Business Continuity Plans
  • Identifying the director’s role in Emergency Response and Business Continuity Plans
  • Identifying available resources for Emergency Response and Business Continuity Plans
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