Emergency Senior Advisor Group

The Emergency Senior Advisory Group (ESAG) consists of members of EVMS senior management who are responsible for making administrative decisions regarding canceling classes, evacuations, closing the EVMS campus, and other decisions as dictated by the situation. The President or designee authorizes the evacuation or shutdown of the school as needed to include notification of faculty, staff, students and the EVMS Medical Group. 

The ESAG establishes priorities and authorizes high level decisions to deal with the emergency. The ESAG will also approve any major policy changes essential to ensure successful mitigation and recovery from the event.


The following senior management comprises the ESAG:

  • President/Provost/Dean
  • Vice President for Administration & Finance
  • Vice President of Operations and Chief of Staff