32nd Annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference®
General Session
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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
Emese Nemeth
A.W. Dryfoss School of the Arts

Invited Speakers:

Melissa McKinlay
Palm Beach County Mayor


 Governor Rick Scott
State of Florida



Rep. Jeanette Nunez
Speaker Pro Tempore
Select Committee on Hurricane Response and Preparedness
Report of the Select Committee on Hurricane Response and Preparedness



Kenneth Graham
National Hurricane Center
What the 2017 Hurricane Season Tells us About How Far We’ve Come…
and How Far We Still Have to Go



 Brock Long
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Changes, Innovations & the Way Forward in the Wake of 2017


Marty Senterfitt
Monroe County Emergency Management
Relationships:  A Foundational Ingredient of Readiness


Lee Mayfield
Lee County Emergency Management
Finding Solutions in the Midst of Uncertainty