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Crisis Management Protocol
  1. Prepare message and materials in advance.
    Anticipate potential issues and train all team members.
  2. Gather all the facts.
    Assess pertinent information by asking who, what, where, how and when.
  3. Convene with the crisis management team.
    Assess the situation.
  4. Activate monitoring protocol.
    Monitor and evaluate alerts, news, and online reports in real time.
  5. Determine course of action.
    Outline next steps.
  6. Determine positioning and refine existing messages.
    Messages should be simple, factual and demonstrate action.
  7. Prep spokesperson.
    Know what to say and how to say it.
  8. Brief board chair and board of directors.
    Discuss course of action.
  9. Deliver messages.
    Update staff, chapters, members and other key stakeholders, as appropriate.
  10. Review and monitor coverage.
    Track traditional, blog and social media coverage for accuracy and effectiveness. Rebut incorrect accounts and ensure facts are known.

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