Federal Executive Board Emergency Role
The role of all FEBs (as determined by the Office of Personnel Management) is to:
PROVIDE EMERGENCY LIAISON AND COMMUNICATIONS – Federal Executive Boards (FEBs) stand ready to provide timely and relevant information to support emergency preparedness and response coordination.
- FEBs will coordinate with a core group of Federal leaders in each community to establish notification networks and develop a protocol (Communications Plan) to be used in non-emergency and emergency situations.
- FEBs will disseminate relevant information received from OPM/DC and other partners regarding emergency preparedness information (memorandums from OPM officials, emergency guides, training opportunities, situational awareness, information from other departments/agencies, etc.)
- FEBs will facilitate training and/or an exercise on Continuity of Operations (COOP), and other emergency preparedness topics for Federal agencies, Tribal, State, Local, and other relevant partners as appropriate.
- FEBs will activate established notification system for transmission of local emergency information, as prescribed by the FEB’s protocol (Communications Plan).
- FEBs will support Federal agencies during emergencies.
- FEBs will relay local emergency situation information to appropriate Federal officials and partners.
- FEBs will disseminate emergency information from the national level.