The EM Weekly Show
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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.
This week we are talking to Dr. David McEntire one of the thought leaders in the field of emergency management education. David not only is actively teaching emergency management, he was part of the team that laid the groundwork for what emergency management curriculum is today.
Every job is completely unique that it’s just, it’s incredible, and you’re like, and you’re in the middle of the job, and you’re like, really? Like, you know, really like I gotta deal with this now. Like couldn’t it just be a normal job? Like when am I going to get them? What am I going to get an easy job?
This week we are talking about emergency management and their role in utilities. In this case we are focusing on the power company. In every part of the developed world there are men and women that are keeping the lights on. And in every part of the developed world these men and women are responding to down cables and more. We are happy to included these brave people on EM Weekly.