How States Can Prepare for Disasters

NCSL 2013 Legislative Summit: Aug. 14, 2013

Overview

Emergency management and disaster response continues to be a critical issue for state legislatures. From tornadoes to wildfires to hurricanes, legislators are working to find policy approaches to respond to natural disasters. (Twitter name: #StateDisasterPrep)

Speakers

  • Albert Ashwood,  director of the Oklahoma Division of Emergency Management
  • Ron V. Jackson, vice president for State-Federal Affairs, Southeast Division
  • Nancy Brockway, chief emergency services officer, American Red Cross, Georgia region
  • Allan Jarvis, incident management assistance team leader, Federal Emergency Management Agency
 

Albert Ashwood

Albert Ashwood, diirector of the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management

Nancy Brockway

Nancy Brockway, chief emergency services officer for the American Red Cross Georgia Region.

Ron V. Jackson

Ron V. Jackson, vice president for state affairs for the Southeast Region for the American Insurance Association.

Allan Jarvis

Allan Jarvis, incident management assistance team leader, Federal Emergency Management Agency