BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Evan Rosenberg, Former Recovery Bureau Chief, Florida Division of Emergency Management Jack Morgan, Disaster Volunteer, American Red Cross, volunteer
*Steven Cooper,  Director, National Weather Service, Southern Region Paul Womble, FPEM, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Program Manager, Polk County Emergency Management

OFFICERS

Mary Blakeney, FPEM, GHC Vice President, Vice President, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Senior Manager, Palm Beach County Emergency Management Daniel Brown, GHC Vice President, Senior Hurricane Specialist/Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NOAA/NWS/National Hurricane Center
Carlos J. Castillo, GHC Vice President, Regional Disaster Program Officer, American Red Cross, South Florida Region *Scott C. Cordero, GHC Vice President, Meteorologist In Charge, National Weather Service
Lynn Daines, GHC Executive Vice President Terry B. Freeman, R.N., GHC Vice President, Disaster Health Services Advisor
Steve Letro, GHC Vice President Bill Johnson, R.N., FPEM GHC Vice President, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Director, Palm Beach County Emergency Management
*Fred R. Johnson, GHC Vice President, Meteorologist in Charge National Weather Service Harold Joyner, GHC Vice President, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Senior Project Manager Disasters, Strategies & Ideas Group, LLC
*Brian LaMarre, GHC Vice President, Meteorologist in Charge National Weather Service Cesar Rivera, GHC Vice President, Division Disaster State Relations Director – Florida, Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands, American Red Cross Southeast & Caribbean Division
Bryan Lowe, former GHC Vice President, former State Public Assistance Officer Florida Division of Emergency Management Lee Mayfield, FPEM, GHC Vice President, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Planning Chief, Lee County Emergency Management
Becky L. McCorry, MS, GHC Secretary, Division Disaster Executive – Southeast and Caribbean American Red Cross Linda McWhorter, GHC Vice President, Preparedness Bureau Chief Florida Division of Emergency Management
Amy Miller, GHC Vice President, Senior Management Analyst I Florida Division of Emergency Management Bureau of Mitigation Eve Rainey, FPEM, GHC Vice President, Executive Director, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association
John Wilson, GHC Treasurer, Area 6 Governor, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association David Rogero, GHC President, Trustee of the Board of Directors, South Florida Region American Red Cross
*Dr. Pablo Santos, GHC Vice President,  Meteorologist in Charge National Weather Service Lori Vun Kannon, FPEM, GHC Vice President, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Assistant Director, Environmental Protection and Growth Management Dept., Broward Emergency Management Division
Alberto Moscoso, GHC Vice President, Communications Director, Florida Division of Emergency Management *Ex-Officio

STAFF

Rene’ Daines, Director of Administrative Services Jeff Eacker, McRae Conference & Trade Shows
Sharon Leonard,  Certificate Coordinator Lacy Moon,  Web and Social Media Consultant
Ann Rowe,  Media Coordinator Amy Williams,  McRae Conference & Trade Shows

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Bill Johnson, FPEM, RN, Program Committee Chair, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Director, Palm Beach County Emergency Management

Carlos J. Castillo, Regional Disaster Program Officer, American Red Cross, South Florida Region

Major Braxton K. Davis, Palm Beach County Schools

CPT Melissa Deleon, National Guard Liaison Officer, Florida Division of Emergency Management

Mike Jachles, Public Information Officer, Broward Sheriff’s Office, Dept. of Fire Rescue & Emergency Services

Michele Jones, FPEM, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Senior Emergency Management Coordinator Brevard County Emergency Management

Ed Kessler, System Analyst IV, Broward County School Board

Bryan Lowe, former State Public Assistance Officer, Florida Division of Emergency Management

Lee Mayfield, FPEM, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Planning Chief, Lee County Emergency Management

Becky L. McCorry, MS, American Red Cross, Southeast & Caribbean Disaster Director, Florida

Larry McIntyre, Emergency Coordinating Officer, ESF 18, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Caldwell Building

Linda McWhorter, GHC Vice President, Preparedness Bureau Chief Florida Division of Emergency Management

Juan Mestas, Deputy Chief of Operations Fire Department/Chief of Operations

Brian Misner, Former Special Projects Coordinator Florida Division of Emergency Management

Daniel Noah, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Weather Service

Eve Rainey, FPEM, Executive Director, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association

Cesar Rivera, Division Disaster State Relations Director – Florida, Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands, American Red Cross, Southeast & Caribbean Division

Al Sandrik, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Weather Service

Dr. Pablo Santos, Meteorologist in Charge, National Weather Service

Ari Schein, Training and Exercises Coordinator Office of Emergency Management, University of Central Florida

Ken Skalitzky, Emergency Management Director, Volunteer Florida

Angela Snow-Colegrove, FPEM, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Director, Glades County Emergency Management

John Wilson, Area 6 Governor, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association

John Wilgis, M.B.A., RRT, Director, Emergency Management Services Florida Hospital Association

MARKETING AND OUTREACH COMMITTEE

Scott C. Cordero, Chair, Meteorologist In Charge, National Weather Service-Jacksonville

Christian Smith, Regional Chief Development Officer, American Red Cross North Florida Region

Amber Bierfreund, Communications Manager, American Red Cross North Florida Region

Jason Taylor, FPEM, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Emergency Management Specialist, Orange County Office of Emergency Management

Beverly Byerts, Deputy Director, External Affairs, Florida Division of Emergency Management

Lee Mayfield, FPEM, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association, Planning Chief, Lee County Emergency Management

Steve Letro

 

SUPPORT

Lacy Moon, GHC Web and Social Media Consultant

Amy Williams, GHC Exhibit Manager, McRae Conferences and Trade Shows

Lynn Daines, GHC Executive Vice President, Governor’s Hurricane Conference, Inc.

Rene’ Daines, Director of Administrative Services, Governor’s Hurricane Conference, Inc.

 

EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH COMMITTEE 

Helene Wetherington, Chair, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association Disaster Planners, Inc.

Nina Napolitano, Disaster Workforce Engagement Program Manager, American Red Cross, Central Florida Region

Lissette Varela , Regional Workforce Engagement Manager, American Red Cross, South Florida Region

 

Carla Juarez, Academic Liaison and Internship Coordinator, Florida Division of Emergency Management

 

Aubrie Parliament, Administrative Coordinator, Volusia County Emergency Management 

 

Brian LaMarre, Meteorologist-in-Charge, National Weather Service-Ruskin

Jarrett Brode, Center for Disaster Risk Policy Emergency Management & Homeland Security Program, Florida State University

David Bujak, Emergency Preparedness Manager,  University of Rochester

Judith Cuadra, Ph.D. , Faculty, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Academic Program, Florida State University

Charles Crowther, Associate Professor, St. Petersburg College, Allstate Campus

Daniel A. Cutrer, PhD, MAS, CHS-II Captain, USCG (ret)., Associate Professor/Program Coordinator of Homeland Security Studies and International Affairs Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Alka Sapat, Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University

 

Jamie Leigh Price, Community Planner Risk Analysis Branch, FEMA Region VI 800 N. Loop 288

Jessica Geib, Emergency Disaster Services Liaison  , Florida Divisional Headquarters, The Salvation Army

Tiffany Islam, Student Ambassador, Training and Exercise Coordinator EREC Inc.

Tyler Nolan, Student Ambassador

 

AWARDS COMMITTEE

 

Fred R. Johnson, Chair Meteorologist in Charge, National Weather Service-Melbourne

Steve Bayer, Community Volunteer Leader for Palm Beach/Martin County Chapter, American Red Cross  

Sally Bishop, Emergency Management Director, Pinellas County Emergency Management

Evan Rosenberg, former Recovery Bureau Chief, Florida Division of Emergency Management

Matthew Moreland, Meteorologist-In-Charge, National Weather Service-Key West

 

AUDIT COMMITTEE

Lori Vun Kannon, FPEM ,Chair Assistant Director, Environmental Protection and Growth Management Dept., Broward Emergency Management Division

Judy Bresnahan

North Florida Region Financial Statistical Information Manager

Amy Miller, Senior Management Analyst I, Florida Division of Emergency Management, Bureau of Mitigation

Ed McCrane, Director, Sarasota County Emergency Management