Incident Management Workgroup October Report

Chair: Terence Hayes; Staff: Justin Snair and Rachel Schulman

The Incident Management Workgroup held its monthly call on Oct. 28. Lisa Powell from El Paso County (CO) Public Health gave a presentation on the challenges and lessons learned from her agency’s recent responses to wildfires and flooding in their jurisdiction. Her presentation focused on issues of incident management and collaboration with emergency management partners. The workgroup also discussed ideas for future collaborations with the National Emergency Management Agency and the progress of a number of ongoing projects, including a resource guide, a potential preparedness strike team project, and the collection of incident management-related stories from the field.

About Justin Snair

Justin serves as a Senior Program Analyst for Critical Infrastructure and Environmental Security at NACCHO. Prior to coming to NACCHO, Justin worked as an environmental health officer for a local heath department in Massachusetts. Twitter: @JustinSnair

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