Mary is the Chairman of the InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council (NDRC). She is the lead editor and author of “Powering Through: From Fragile Infrastructure to Community Resilience” an action guide on being prepared if there is grid failure. Mary Lasky is a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP). She is on the Foundation for Resilient Societies Board of Directors.
This week we are talking about how to earn support for emergency management programs, from your leadership and your community.
This week we are talking to Dr. Daniel Aldrich about his book Black Wave. Daniel was part of a study that looked at the recovery of the world’s most unique disaster. It is known as the three sisters of disasters, a tsunami, Earthquake, and nuclear meltdown. Join us as we delve deeper into the recovery of Fukushima.
It has been a journey for the small non-profit that could to the leading disaster response team they are today. It was a pleasure to sit down and talk with Jake.
This week we are talking to Alice Hill about how climate change policy impacts the decisions that we are making in the field of emergency management.
This week we are talking to Richard Steele about what it means to be an Emergency Manager at an Airport. Richard has worked at both large international airports and regional hubs. If you ever travel or live near an airport, you have to listen to this show.
This week we are talking to Mona Curry about what it is like to be a “Big City Emergency Manager”. Los Angeles is a vast geographical are with everything from beaches, dense city population, and mountain wildland area. In addition to this size of the city, they have to plan for special events that are on the world stage.
This week we are talking about support from space. Satellite support for a disaster response was always thought of as something from the movies. Today it is a reality.
This week we are talking to Dr Derek Cabrera. Derek is an internationally recognized expert in metacognition and that’s basically thinking about thinking and epidemiology, which is the study of knowledge, human and organizational learning and education. He completed his PhD in post-doctoral studies at Cornell University and served in the Faculty of Cornell and a researcher at the Santa Fe Institute. And He leads the Cabrera research lab. We discuss systems thinking and how do we apply systems thinking to the world of emergency management
Matthew West began his career as a peace officer in 2000 and has transitioned into risk management in 2018. Matthew received his B.A. in American Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2002