Duh! Of course I’m wearing green today
Be safe everyone!
Keep it safe peeps!
Day-1 of the 2018 FEMA Master PIO (Public Information Officer) Program.
Obv at my favorite location: FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute.
Lots of super smart people in class from across the country including South Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Oklahoma, Missouri, Maryland, Deleware, Texas, Indiana, Arizona, and Alaska. Whoa Nellie!
Solid discussion on public information, public involvement, strategic thinking, mission/goals, priorities, capabilities, solutions, communities vs tribes, NIMS/ICS, ESF-15, alert notification thresholds, trusted source of verified information, serotonin, public fears in 2017, hope, trust, stability, compassion, and most importantly, PIO networking/sharing of ideas.
Glad I wore a tie.
Apparently they know I tweet so shhhhhh. I have to pay attention.
Reporting live from snowy Emmitsburg….
Got a chance to swing by Amazon Day-1 to say hi to a few friends.
I just demobilized from Hurricane Irma. Total of 42 days.
One thought as I repack: I have never worked so hard and had to use ALL my learned PIO skills and tricks in just one disaster.
Disasters don’t take holidays…neither do we.
Let’s do this.
Did someone say 2017 National Aviation Day?