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Crisis Management Leadership: Senior Officials Workshop for All-Hazards Preparedness

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This workshop provides a forum for senior officials to understand strategic and executive- level issues related to all-hazard disaster preparedness, to share proven strategies and best practices, and to enhance coordination among whole of community officials responsible for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. The workshop emphasizes planning, operational coordination and public information and warning through extensive group discussions and a table-top exercise. The final outcome of the seminar is the development of an action plan to improve the preparedness posture of the community/organization.

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 Learning Topics

  • Planning for success through utilization of the National Preparedness System, the preparedness cycle, identifying the role senior officials play in the planning process, and gaining an understanding of the importance of having plans in place that are adequate, feasible and all-hazards based.
  • Effective operational coordination with emphasis on the importance of having coordinated operational structures and the integration of all critical stakeholders.
  • Includes a table-top exercise designed specifically for the jurisdiction(s). The exercise incorporates community response, public information, and community resilience and recovery.
  • Developing a broad action plan, based on lessons learned from the workshop, to guide future personal, departmental, and jurisdictional emergency preparedness planning.

Presenter: Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center with FEMA


Dates & Locations - 2018 * ALL SESSIONS ARE FULL

Registration Details:
Free of charge, but registration is required.
*Note* New Time: Coffee begins at 8:30 a.m.
Session time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.