General Session

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
8:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Palm Beach County Convention Center Grand Ballroom

Honor Guard/Pledge of Allegiance, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue

National Anthem, Hope Sears, Alexander Drefoos School of the Arts


Bill Johnson, RN
Director, Palm Beach County Emergency Management
Florida Emergency Preparedness Association

Invited Speakers:

Welcome: Mack Bernard, Palm Beach County Mayor

 Ron DeSantis, Governor, State of Florida


Jared Moskowitz, Director, Florida Division of Emergency Management
Florida Division of Emergency Management Update

Kenneth Graham, Director, National Hurricane Center
The 2018 Hurricane Season: Successes and Challenges on the Road to Readiness

KEN GRAHAM (Presentation)


Joby Smith, Chief, Bay County Emergency Management
Everyone Has a Plan ‘til They Get Punched in the Mouth…


Adam Johnson, Interim Director, Calhoun County Emergency Management
Culture Shock
ADAM JOHNSON (Presentation)