UW Emergency Management

Organization chart

Reporting to the Vice President for Campus Community Safety, UW Emergency Management (UWEM) is an independent department of the university comprised of a small team of dedicated professionals that strategically collaborate and work with internal and external partners to ensure the safety and well-being of the entire university community.  Put simply, our job is to “connect-the-dots” when complicated incidents, disasters and crisis events impact our complex university organization.

The following lists the primary/lead roles of our team members:

Steven Charvat, CEM, MPA


  • Department Administration & Management
  • EOC Director & Facility Manager
  • UW, State, Federal Compliance Officer
  • Primary Liaison with outside agencies
  • P-I for all external grants
  • 24/7 Duty Officer
  • Executive Secretary of the Emergency Readiness Committee
  • UWEM Vehicle Custodian
  • Strategic Planning
  • After-Action Report Accounting
  • Performance and Metrics
  • Budget & Financial Oversight
  • Department Safety Manager
  • Department Personnel Manager
  • Department IT Manager
  • Senior Dept. Liaison to other UW Activities/Events
  • State Agency Liaison with State EMD

Barry W. Morgan

Plans, Training & Exercise Manager

  • Hazard Mitigation Lead
  • General Emergency Management Plans Manager
  • EOC Planning Section Chief
  • Staff Training Lead
  • EOC Training Coordinator
  • Campus Emergency Plans Review Lead
  • Drill/Exercise Development
  • Intern/Student Employee Oversight

Jim Tritten, MBA, ACRP, CBCP

Continuity & Resilience Program Manager

  • Continuity & Resilience Program Manager
  • Husky Ready (continuity planning tool) administrator
  • Continuity Drill/Exercise Development
  • Intern/Student Employee Oversight

Actively Recruiting- Contact us if you are interested!!!

Graduate Student Employee