Task Force

Updated April 27, 2020, 5:43 p.m


Reporting to:

  • Joe Helble, Provost     


  • Lisa Adams, Provost/Geisel School of Medicine
  • Josh Keniston, Campus Services    


  • Advancement: Ann Root Keith
  • Business Continuity: Gail Goodness
  • Campus Health Response: Mark Reed  
  • Communications: Diana Lawrence
  • Dean of the College: Kate Burke
  • Dean of the Faculty: Chris Strenta
  • DHMC liaison:  Tom Schutzius
  • Facilities: Frank Roberts
  • Finance: Mike Wagner
  • Geisel School of Medicine: Wes Benbow
  • General Counsel: Dana Scaduto
  • Graduate/Professional Students:  Holly Wilkinson
  • Human Resources: Scot Bemis
  • Information, Technology and Consulting: Mitch Davis
  • Library: Sue Mehrer
  • President's Office: Mimi Simpson
  • Provost: Aileen Lem
  • Research: Dean Madden
  • Risk, Audit & Insurance: Kate Lark
  • Safety and Security: Keysi Montas
  • Thayer School of Engineering: Chris Cook
  • Tuck School of Business: Steve Lubrano

Working Subgroups:

  • 2021 Operational Coordination  
  • Business Continuity
  • Campus Health Response
  • Emergency Planning
  • Events
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Relief
  • Graduate/Professional Schools Student Affairs
  • Health/Epidemiological Data
  • Research Continuity
  • Travel Support
  • Undergraduate Housing


  • Protect and support the health, safety, and welfare of our faculty, staff, and students, as well as the assets of Dartmouth.
  • Maintain commitment to our mission to provide instruction, research, and service.
  • Maintain business and administrative operations.
  • Recover as quickly and efficiently as possible if any operations are interrupted or suspended.
  • Ensure multi-modal communications on campus, with parents, community, stakeholders.
  • Establish benchmarks or "triggers" to prompt prudent actions.
  • To the extent feasible, extend the expertise of Dartmouth to benefit community neighbors.