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Emergency Management Professionals Webinar Series

Emergency Management Professionals Webinar Series

The goal of this webinar series is to share practical strategies, techniques, and procedures for dealing with issues or incidents that may arise during emergencies or disasters. This webinar series will cover a wide variety of issues related to emergency management and is intended for our King County partners and various partner organizations.

2024 webinars

Date Time Topic Registration Link
February 21 Noon - 1 p.m. Navigating the Flames: A Six-Month Reflection on Eastern Washington's Wildfire Recovery Register
April TBD Remote Sensing and Evacuation Coming soon
June TBD Crowd Management Coming soon


All webinars will be presented via Microsoft Teams unless otherwise noted.


Links to past webinars

Topic Presenters
Fire Season: What to know about State Mobilization, FMAG and King County State Mobilization, FMAG/WA EMD, King County
Trash Talk: Debris Management after Disasters King County Solid Waste Division; Port of Tacoma
Long-Term Disaster Recovery: Re-Engagement & Finding Vitality Kira Mauseth, Ph.D., Co-Lead Behavioral Health Strike Team, WA Dept. of Health
Establishing and Maintaining a COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disasters) Deborah Needham, Emergency Management Director, City of Renton; Michelle Theurer, Coordinator, City of Renton
Tohoku Case Study: A Tale of Two Schools (slides) Elyssa Tappero, Tsunami Program Coordinator, WA EMD
The Fusion Center: What it Does and Why it Matters Doug Larm, Regional Lead Analyst, Seattle Police Dept/Washington State Fusion Center 
HLS Grants - Past, Present & Future Jennifer Schaal, WA EMD (retired) and Sierra Wardell, Financial Operations Section Manager, WA EMD
Washington's Volcanoes - Threats and Potential Impacts

Brian Terbush, Earthquake/Volcano Program Coodinator, WA EMD

Discover the Heart of Tribal Emergency Management: Building Meaningful Relationships Lisa Figueroa, Emergency Manager, Redmond Fire Department
Still Waters Run Deep: Cybersecurity and Water Utilities - Safeguarding Critical Infrastructure  Lauren Wisnieweski and Alexander Salazar, CISA; Chad Buechler, SPU, and Andre Hildick-Smith, Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Water ISAC)




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