Right out the gate, my team is . Glad to support our local public safety teams.
Super proud of my team!
Starting game-4 of the 2018 NBA Finals in Cleveland, Ohio-
That’s right, let’s get some IAP action on for the Cleveland Cavaliers vs the Golden State Warriors!
Like all good Emergency Management actions – all briefings done and documents like the comprehensive IAP helps bring everyone together on the same operational plan.
As field PIOs, we are out and about during the game.
Half time inside FanFest was quite busy.
Lots of interesting people out and about.
Glad to see so many Cleveland Cavaliers’ fans out here to support the home team.
Even ran into a few media folks from California as well as locals who were out supporting the teams too.
In the end, the final outcome of the game was not so fun…
…but incredibly proud to work with so many all-hazards partners in public safety for the end of the 2018 NBA Finals.
Glad to be supporting solid professionals.
Bob, dance us out of the EOC will ya?!?
See you in 2019!
Making the hop to Washington DC.
Fun day ahead as we kickoff 2018 Hurricane season with a national VTC at FEMA HQ.
In the National Response Coordination Center, the same place where we brief our partners from across the nation during critical events, emergencies, and/or disasters.
Introductions by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long.
Additional information provided from USNORTHCOM/NORAD Commander General Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary Dr. Neil Jacobs, and the National Hurricane Center/NOAA Director Kenneth Graham with a brief outlook for the 2018 Hurricane season.
We heard briefings from Region-4, Region-1, Region-2, Region-3, Region-6, and Region-9 on testing communications capabilities across state/region and hurricane shortfalls from 2017 and last-mile logistical capability.
Look closely, we had the White House jump in on the call too.
Special call-ins from the State of Maryland Emergency Management Agency’s (MEMA) Executive Director Russell Strickland who was calling in from catastrophic flooded Ellicott City, Maryland.
Great to see so many partners providing insight into their programs.
Their pre-existing relationships for local, state, and Federal partnerships will enhance the response and recovery piece for any area affected by hurricanes.
Special shout out to FEMA IGA Ryan Streeter who was deployed with me during Hurricane Irma in the Florida Keys.
Working the magic for IGA today. Glad to be part of the team.
Also glad to see Gloria, Nicole, Kia, Al, and Sarah today too.
First one I’ve ever seen an “Ashfall Advisory”
Thank goodness! Instagram decided to make a major change today in their algorithm.
Yeeeeeeppppp, they are reverting back to a more timely feed for users – just press the “New Posts” button. Basically push to prioritize newer posts over older aggregated Instagram posts.
As Instagram cites backlash, I mean feedback from it’s users. “Thanks to feedback” – yeah yeah.
So what does that mean for you?
Now about dem hashtags….