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REGISTER NOW - WINTER FORUM

Volunteers and Voluntary Organizations in Emergency Management, Public Safety & Health Emergencies

Florida is prone to hurricanes, tornadoes and other types of disasters that can impact your organization and the community you serve. The winter Forum will focus on all phases and functions of Emergency Management. Presenters, trainers and program managers from community-based organizations as well as local, state and federal emergency management agencies will be represented. This is a great opportunity to learn how your organization can become more resilient to disasters and more effectively utilize your volunteers and others to serve...More information...

Member Spotlight

To say Greg Strader is waiting for a disaster to happen is true. In fact, he’s been waiting and preparing his community for more than ten years as the founder and CEO of BRACE, the Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies located in Escambia County in NW Florida. BRACE’s vision is to make their community the most disaster resilient community in America. 

Prior to Greg’s role with BRACE, he served as CEO of the American Red Cross of Northwest Florida and the Coordinator for the Escambia Long Term Recovery following hurricanes Ivan and Dennis.  The relationships he developed during those times has helped him develop strong partnerships which are the cornerstone of success at BRACE.

Recovery following a disaster is a messy and complicated process. Greg has demonstrated the ability to navigate the mess, document lessons learned and build successful partnerships. BRACE has been recognized at the... Read more...


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