Crisis Communication Panel

The Crisis Communication Panel is a way for audience members to ask university public relations and communication administrators questions related crisis communication management and best practices during high-profile campus safety events, such as a building fire, student demonstration, or when incorrect information is quickly spread via social media.

Panel questions are collected before the conference begins. To submit a question just use the form below. The most requested questions will be presented to the panel during the conference.


Submit your questions

Panel Members

Robin Kaler


Robin Kaler (moderator)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Associate Chancellor for Public Affairs



J. Cardona


Joe Cardona
Rowan University
Vice President for University Relations



Fred Hartman


Fred Hartman
North Carolina State University
Executive Director, University Relations



Michael Lockrem


Mike Lockrem
South Dakota State University
Director of University Marketing and Communications



Sallie Poggi


Sallie Poggi
University of California Davis
Director of Social Media



michele sparks


Michele Sparks
Miami University
Vice President and Chief Communications & Marketing Officer




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