Health—General & Rehabilitative

MRC GEM

Dacula, GA

Mission

MRC GEM is a part of the USA Freedom Corps/Citizen Corps, created by the President in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. The MRC program is guided by the HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). We help our health departments meet the needs of our communities when they exceed existing capacity and work with local emergency management to provide support as requested.

Our mission is to augment existing community health operations during large-scale emergencies, aid in response to pressing health care needs, and improve community emergency preparedness.

Ruling Year

2008

Executive Director

Mr. Sherwin Levinson

Director of Emergency Preparedness

Mr. Mark Reiswig

Main Address

2700 Braselton Hwy Ste 10-193

Dacula, GA 30019 USA

Keywords

public health, medical reserve corps, mrc, emergency preparedness, homeland security

EIN

26-1280067

 Number

8149532982

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Health Support Services (E60)

Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services (M20)

Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C. (M99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

Under the direction of our local Boards of Health and Emergency management, supporting: - ongoing COVID-19 response efforts - public disaster shelter operations - mass vaccination clinics - mass distribution of medications - any other needed support

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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emergency preparedness and response

Where we work

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

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What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

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What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Promote a healthier, safer community and minimize the negative impact of disasters.

Recruit, vet, credential, and train volunteers to meet the anticipated needs of Public Health and Emergency Management.

We have about 850 volunteers. We've been providing hundreds of hours of support to local public health every week.

By the number of volunteers and our ability to respond to support requests.

We've provided thousands of hours of support in: - hurricane shelters - mass vaccination clinics - exercises to practice and demonstrate capability to response to radiation disasters, chemical and biological attacks as well as having trained hundreds of volunteers in CPR, AED, dealing with mass casualties.

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Financials

MRC GEM

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No