The EM Weekly Show
Hosted by Todd De Voe and we are all about bringing news, interviews discussing trends and issues that impact Emergency Management, First Responder’s, military, education, public safety, communications, disaster volunteer organizations, public health, humanitarian groups, NGOs, professionals, students, and researchers. In support of the Show EM Weekly also offers a Blog for those who would rather read our episodes weekly and have access to additional content not discussed in the Show.
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This week we are talking to Eric McNulty from the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard. We have had Eric on to talk about the NPLI, however today we are talking about the new book that has just been releases called You’re it.
This week we are talking to Jerusha Kasch from Rice University about the role of the emergency manager and where they belong in the organization chart. This is one of the key parts to increase the professional standards of the field of emergency management.
This week we talk to Brian Sims of the Disaster Logistics Board. As you may have heard that infantry fights the battles, but logistics wins the wars. That saying is true. We have won wars by disrupting the supply lines. So in the context of Emergency Management, logistics is one of the key elements that we need to address.
This week we are discussing leadership and how we can shape the field of emergency management. Jocko Willink in his book Extreme Ownership lays out the path on how to be a good leader. Now it is time to take those principles and implement them in Emergency Management.
This week we talk to Dr. Robert Schneider about sustainability and emergency management. As we are in the Recovery, and Mitigation phases we need to consider the impacts of building codes, zoning and land use. Sustainability is part of what we as emergency managers do.
This week we talk about the Air Force PJ leadership style. Leading a dynamic organization such as an office of emergency management can be challenging.
This week we are talking to Kyle King about rebuilding nations after war. In today’s world we are not short of human caused disasters, war, terrorist attacks, and more. Kyle is using the skills of emergency management to help rebuild these nations.
This week we are talking to James DeMeo the author of What’s You Plan. We discuss the culture of preparedness and how we can encourage people to be vigilant about their soundings. In todays world you can be involved in an act of violence any place, and anytime.
This week we talk to Dr. Rynele Mardis about how veterans can transition out of the military and into roles in the field of emergency management. In a piece in the Journal of Emergency Management, it stated that veterans make great emergency managers because of their commitment to teamwork, leadership, and understanding of command structure.
This week we are talking to Desiree Matel-Anderson. Desi has created a team that implements intelligence products in the disaster zone.