Designed for Disaster: The Impact of State and Federal Policies on Military Installation Resilience


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Wednesday, Dec. 16

A recording-breaking number of natural disasters have gripped the country in recent years. This webinar will describe the challenges that military installations and the states in which they operate are facing due to changing environmental conditions. It will also explore policies and programs at all levels to more effectively plan for and respond to extreme weather-related events in the future.  



  • Jennifer Schultz, program principal, NCSL
  • Kristin Thomasgard, program director, Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Sustainment), U.S. Department of Defense
  • Ann C. Phillips, rear admiral, US Navy (Ret.), Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Benjamin J. McFarlane, AICP, CFM, senior regional planner, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission