How Will Arizona Respond to a
Major Regional Disaster?
In May 2018, ASU's Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security participated in a statewide National Mass Care Exercise to better understand the role and capabilities of voluntary, private, and governmental organizations in responding to a regional disaster in Arizona. Join us to discuss the findings.
12:00 - 12:15 p.m.: Welcome from Ramona Denby-Brinson, Associate Dean of Research, ASU's Watts College for Public Service and Community Solutions
12:15 - 1:00 p.m.: Lessons Learned from the National Mass Care Exercise
- Melanie Gall, Co-Director, ASU's Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security
- Brian Gerber, Co-Director, ASU's Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security
- Whitney Hensiak, Voluntary Agency & Private Sector Liaison, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.: Panel Discussion: How Can Arizona Prepare for a Major Disaster?
- April Bradham, Director of Field Operations, Association of Arizona Food Banks
- Lori Cunningham, Deputy Administrator, Arizona Department of Economic Security
- Peter Fisher, Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, City of Phoenix
Lunch will be provided.
This event is presented by ASU's Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security, the Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, and the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center.
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.