GCCA Crisis Management Go Team

The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) Crisis Management Go Team is prepared to serve you under a variety of crisis situations including an ammonia leak, warehouse fire, or food recall. Please contact GCCA Headquarters at +1 703 373 4306 x211 or +1 703 373 4300 in the event of an emergency as soon as possible; to activate the Go Team.

Our Crisis Management Go Team includes the following industry experts:

  • Mike Jahncke, Ph.D., Virginia Tech
    Food Scientist and WFLO Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) Chairman
  • Denny Heldman, Ph.D., The Ohio State University
    Food Engineer and Member of WFLO SAC
  • Faris Karim, Ph.D., Kansas State University
    Ammonia Expert and Member of WFLO SAC
  • John Horvath, Horvath & Weaver
    Ammonia Remediation
  • David Binder, Tanner Industries
    Ammonia Expert
  • Joe Howard, Lockton Companies
    Warehouse Legal Liability Insurance Expert
  • Paige Lowder, Lockton Companies
    Warehouse Legal Liability Insurance Expert
  • Stephen Neel, Ph.D., Global Cold Chain Alliance
    GCCA Staff Liaison to the Crisis Management Go Team

When the Go Team is activated, GCCA staff will initiate a conference call of these specialists who will ask questions, review circumstances and advise you, the operator, on best “next steps” in the process.  Due to the complexity involved in bringing this team together, this special service is reserved as a member benefit.

For additional information on crisis management best practices, please utilize the GCCA resource – the IARW Guide to Effective Warehouse Crisis Management.