This week we are talking to a rising star in the field of emergency management Lorraine Schneider
The importance of private business relationships in emergency management. Contractors, training, transportation, debris…
This week we are talking to Dr. Kelly Garrett Director at Emergency Management Professional Program, about EMI moving forward during and after the COVID-19
This week we are talking about jobs. Yes employment with FEMA and the reserve corps. We are excited to have Daniel Alexander on the show to talk about FEMA operations and how they are able to serge when needed with the FEMA Reserves. If you are looking to break into FEMA you must listen to this show.
This week we are discussing the education of emergency management vs training. Why it is important to get a formal education. However, you do not need a degree, because there are certificate programs out there for you as well.
Because it’s not the plan, this is the whole piece of it. The plan is the finished product, it’s the process to get to the plan. So it’s engaging your stakeholders, bringing everyone to the table, to make the decision, to go through the processes, to do the education, to do the training, that’s all part of the plan.
And so, what we’re trying to do is change that mindset that fire and EMS, while nothing is ever 100% safe, law enforcement can provide…
In exercise, there has to be some level of discovery. And discovery is one of those nice words that gets away from chastising, gets us away from chastising folks, and probably lightens that anxiety a little bit. Because who doesn’t want to discover something about themselves?
But the training aspect is understanding the mindset of an active shooter. And then, we encourage virtually everyone…
So, we get picked up by some CH-53’s and they take us out there, and fly on the lake, and we land in the middle of this area. I look at my sergeant, and I go: hey Gunny, where’s the lake?