MRC Logistics Response Team
Logistics strike team

Members of this response team are responsible for resource management before and during U of M MRC deployments, drills, and special MRC events. They are responsible for the physical set up of the deployment site. Pre-deployment physical set up includes setting up signage, queuing line Tensa barriers, tables, chairs, equipment and other supplies as needed.

Team Leads: Anita Thielman and Natalie Vestin

Team Member Roles and Responsibilities

Team Member Roles

1. Assist with physical set up of MRC deployment site; including but not limited to:

  • Mass Dispensing Site/Point of Dispensing
  • Staff Staging Areas
  • Pharmaceutical Cache Dispensing Area
  • Campus/Family Assistance Center
  • Training Events

2. Assist with providing for staff needs during deployment

  • Care and feeding
  • Staff check-in/check-out during large deployment or training event

3. Supply Management

  • Restock supplies during MRC deployments, (Mass Dispensing Site/Point of Dispensing)

Team Member Responsibilities

1. Training

2. Stay Current on MRC Activities by reading MRC monthly newsletters

3. Attend 1-2 team meetings a year

Team Member Requirements

  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Ability to stand for 2 hours without rest periods

Team Member Time Commitment

  • Attend a minimum of 1 team meeting per year (1 ½  hour in length)
  • Participate in at least 1 logistics support activity per year
  • Participate in drills and exercises when available
  • Participate in MRC deployments when available
  • Assist with set up of training events when available
  • View on-line training modules listed above (1 hour for each module)