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EP 39 Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations

Ms. O’Brien is the CEO of Connect Consulting Services, a healthcare emergency management and business continuity planning firm. She serves as a Contributing Writer for Emergency Management Magazine and has served as an Instructor for FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness. She has a Master’s in Public Affairs with a concentration in Disaster and Emergency Management. Ms. O’Brien also received the Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) designation from the International Association of Emergency...

Duration: 00:46:18

EP 38 Radio Interoperability Solutions Made Easy

The very first customer Frank helped, was a County Sheriff on the East Coast, that needed to patch radios with surrounding counties, State Police & National Guard. Being in a Mountainous area, they also needed voice & data patches to cover dead spots. Also, they did not have hundreds of thousands to spend on a custom solution. At BaseCamp, Frank helps Cities, Counties, and States who are eager for a simple, portable solution that enables them to connect with any other agency radio on the...

Duration: 00:36:54

EP 37 Transforming Leadership with David Marquet

In 1981, David graduated top of his class from the U.S. Naval Academy—an institute renowned for developing “leaders to serve the nation.” Thereafter, he joined the submarine force. Along his journey, one thing bothered him: the traditional leader-follower model. Used by the Navy and most companies around the world, the goal of leader-follower is to influence people to comply, not think. David experienced first-hand how this practice makes people feel marginalized. He knew in his gut that...

Duration: 00:39:10

IAEM 2017 Conference and Emex

IAEM The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), which has more than 6,000 members worldwide, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the "Principles of Emergency Management" and representing those professionals whose goals are saving lives and protecting property and the environment during emergencies and disasters. IAEM Membership BrochureThe History of IAEMIAEM-USA Strategic PlanIAEM PowerPoint PresentationIAEM Videos Our Vision: That the...

Duration: 00:34:37

EP. 35 The Paradigm Shift of Active Shooter Response

High-Speed Tac Med's ("HSTM") mission is to save as many lives and assets as possible through training in realistic environments. HSTM has decades of experience in law enforcement, managing large-scale incidents, coordinating with multiple fire and law enforcement agencies, as well as corporate global crisis management. HSTM can provide customized options for site-specific written plans, training sessions, drills, and debriefs. New guidelines from the Occupational Safety and Health...

Duration: 00:49:22

EP 34 Creating a Resilient EM Team

Gleeson, a Navy SEAL combat veteran and serial entrepreneur, has leveraged the principles of leadership, discipline, accountability and resiliency learned in training and applied down range for building high-performance teams in the business world. He has raised millions of dollars for his organizations, built winning teams, made costly mistakes, dealt with the inevitable obstacles and sold companies for significant returns. He is an acclaimed speaker on topics ranging from leadership and...

Duration: 00:33:19

EP 33 Disaster Communications With Zello

Zello is about voice communication without calls, instant messaging without typing. That is that Zello does voice communication uses less bandwidth than phone, just like a text. So instant two way communication works when cell phones may not. Group communication with Zello is just as easy — everybody participates at his own pace and the entire group stays tuned, without interrupting their normal activity. Public safety services use this method for ages and there is a good reason for that....

Duration: 00:33:21

EP 32 The Great ShakeOut

At the Southern California Earthquake Center Mark communicates earthquake knowledge to the general public, decision makers, engineers, and others in order to increase earthquake awareness, reduce economic losses, and save lives. To do this Mark 1) coordinates productive interactions among SCEC scientists and with partners in science, engineering, risk management, government, business, and education; 2) manage activities that increase earthquake knowledge and science literacy at all...

Duration: 00:40:07

EP. 31 Quakeland The Story Of The Moving World With Kathryn Miles

Kathryn Miles is an acclaimed journalist and writer-in-residence for Green Mountain College, as well as a faculty member for Chatham University’s MFA program. With a B.A. in Philosophy from St. Louis University and a PhD in English from the University of Delaware, Kate is also a scholar-in-residence for the Maine Humanities Council and a member of the editorial board. Her work has appeared in Best American Essays, Popular Mechanics, Outside, and The New York Times. ABOUT...

Duration: 00:35:54

EP 30 Hurricane Harvey a Surviovers Story with Anna Cave

Anna Cave, formerly of California experienced her first hurricane and evacuated. With little knowledge of what was ahead for her and her family. Anna keep her spirits up and reported from the disaster zone. This is Anna’s Story of survival and the aftermath of Harvey. Links Anna Cave

Duration: 00:36:53

EP 29 The Maria Effect

Jeff Schlegelmilch is the Deputy Director for the National Center for Disaster Preparedness. His areas of expertise includes public health preparedness, community resilience and the integration of private and public sector capabilities. Some topics of past work include developing inter-organizational processes for operational epidemiological modeling, evacuation and sheltering planning for people with medical dependencies, and adapting business intelligence systems for disaster response...

Duration: 00:42:00

EP 28 33rd American Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Academy

The DPA helps local businesses and civic organizations better prepare for emergencies. The DPA is designed to be interactive and informational through three main sessions and more than 20 workshops. 2017 DPA General Session speakers are: Workshop sessions are led by industry experts on topics such as active shooters, earthquakes, evacuation planning, school and university preparedness, business preparedness and resiliency planning, drills and exercises, and more. To contact...

Duration: 00:23:25

EP 27 A Discussion on Preparedness of Daycare Facilities

Since her early years as a Girl Scout, Heather has always sought to make a difference. After graduating college, she served our country with 23 years of distinguished Naval service. Dedicated to self-improvement, she obtained masters degrees in Asian studies, conflict resolution, cyber security policy and emergency management while on active duty. She is qualified as an Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) and is currently working on a PhD in Public Policy and Administration / Emergency...

Duration: 00:45:35

EP. 26 Preparing the Tribal Community

Vince Davis is a seasoned independent consultant with extensive experience in emergency management planning, training, crisis management, community relations, program management and development. Davis is a U.S. Military Veteran, dedicated to changing outcomes for disaster affected communities, including 23-years U.S. Air Force, Air and Army National Guard, and emergency management roles at FEMA , American Red Cross, Walgreens Co., and Sony. Vince has also done extensive work in...

Duration: 00:53:11

EP 25 Business Emergency Response Training

As a professional tall ship sailor in the U.S. Coast Guard, he learned the intricacies of literally hundreds of moving pieces working together. That experience brought about the formal organization of volunteers around a topsail ketch in Southern California as he became Commodore of Friends of Argus, In his litigation career, with more than 35 years experience as resolution specialist guiding over 4,000 businesses through the litigation process, if a case from his firm was resolvable...

Duration: 00:48:37

EP 24 Hurricane Harvey 2017

Local officials blame at least 38 deaths and many more injuries on the storm, which has inundated parts of the Houston area with more than three feet of rain. In some places, totals surpassed 50 inches, setting a record for the continental United States. And, in Harris County, which includes Houston, up to 30 percent of the land had flooded, according to Jeffrey Lindner, a meteorologist for the Harris County Flood Control District. While the storm began to release Houston from its grip on...

Duration: 00:24:34

EP 23 the Korea Effect witn Dr. William R. Forctchen

William R. Forstchen holds a Ph.D. in History from Purdue University with a specialization in military history. He is the author of over forty books, several of which have been New York Times best sellers. His groundbreaking novel, One Second After, published in 2009, is credited by many with being integral to the start of the “prepper movement” by raising national awareness of the potential threat of an electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) strike. He, along with other experts on terrorism and...

Duration: 00:34:11

EP 22: Woman of Emergency Management With Donna Boston

Body Donna Boston is the Director of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Emergency Management Division. Ms. Boston’s career in Emergency Management spans 20 years. She has worked with local government at the City level and currently works with the Orange County Sherriff’s Department, Emergency Management Division. Orange County’s population exceeds 3 million people with wide ranging diversity. Ms. Boston’s career experience includes managing municipal Emergency Management Plans,...

Duration: 00:35:09

EP 21 Disaster Heroes with Suzanne Bernier

‘Continuity & Resilience Consultant of the Year - North America' Suzanne is a certified, award-winning and internationally-recognized crisis management consultant, speaker and author, who has helped governments, communities and companies plan for and respond to disasters for over twenty years. She was recently named 2016’s ‘Continuity & Resilience Consultant of the Year – North America’ by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), and had the honor of being a guest speaker at The White...

Duration: 00:39:38

Craig Fugate Insights of a FEMA Administrator

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Duration: 00:44:03

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