MRC Logistics Strike Team

MRC Logistics Strike Team members ready for set up.Members of this strike team are responsible for resource management before and during U of M MRC deployments. 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: Lisa Hubinger, Theresa Hudacheck, Anita Thielman, and Michael Maher.

U of MN MRC Logistics Strike Team

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
Orientation to the U of M Medical Reserve Corps Program
Personal & Family Preparedness
PODs (Points of Dispensing): Public Health Training for Staff and Volunteers
The National Incident Management System (NIMS) & the Incident Command System (ICS): A Primer for Volunteers

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

3. Attend 1-2 team meetings a year

Team Membership 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)