Section .0300 - Disaster Response Plan

Published: 2015

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Section .0300 - Disaster Response Plan


27 NCAC 01D .0301          The Disaster Response Team

(a)  The disaster response team should be composed of the


(1)           the president of the State Bar, or if the

president is unavailable, another officer of the State Bar;

(2)           the counsel or his or her designee;

(3)           the director of communications or his or

her designee;

(4)           the president of the Young Lawyers Division

of the North Carolina Bar Association ("YLD") or his or her designee;

(5)           the chairperson of the Client Assistance

Committee; and

(6)           other persons, such as the applicable local

bar president(s), appointed by the president as necessary or appropriate for

response in each individual situation.

(b)  Implementation of the disaster response plan shall be

the decision of the president or, if he or she is unavailable, the

president-elect, vice-president, or immediate past-president.

(c)  The counsel, or his or her designee, shall be the

coordinator of the disaster response team ("coordinator").  If the

president or other officer is unavailable to decide whether to implement the

disaster response plan for a particular event, then and only then shall the

coordinator be authorized to make the decision to implement the disaster

response plan.

(d)  It shall be the responsibility

of the coordinator to conduct periodic educational programs regarding the

disaster response plan and to report regularly to the Client Assistance



History Note:        Authority G.S. 84-23;

Readopted Eff. December 8, 1994;

Amended Eff. February 3, 2000.