Proceedings for 2017 Conference

We have included below a listing of workshop proceedings. Should you be interested in materials from a session you don't see here, please contact us.

#02 Planning for the Best: Prepared for the Worst: Panel Discussion
Presented by Darren Woods, CEM, Director Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency, Ray Sisk, Director Knox County Emergency Management Agency and Tom Higgins, CEM, Chief, Bangor Fire Department

#05 When Spills Happen: Managing Dangerous Ethanol Spills
Presented by Wade Narin van Court, PhD, PE, Senior Engineer, TRC Environmental Corp.

#07 Winning in the First 30 Minutes of an Incident: Panel Discussion
Presented by Sheryl Bernard, Oil and Hazardous Materials Responder, Maine DEP, Ray Lussier, CET, MEP, Life Safety Specialists, Inc. and Christopher Massey, Augusta Police Department

#09 Workplace Violence, Active Shooter and Employer Responsibility
Presented by Lawrence Fitzgerald, CPP, PSP, Office Practice Leader - Security, TRC Engineers

#12 Searching Maine: A Search and Rescue Panel - Part 1
Presented by Kevin Adam, Lieutenant, Maine Warden Service, John Crowley, Chief Ranger Pilot, Maine Forest Service and Nathan Arnold, Operations Officer, Maine National Guard

#13 Accessing and Using U.S. Geological Survey Water Data
Presented by Nick Stasulis, Data Section Chief, U.S. Geological Survey

#14 Disaster Response: Connecting First Responders
Presented by David Maxwell, Michael Varney and Elissa Tracey of FirstNetME

#15 A better Oil spill Response: Plans for High-Hazard Flammable Trains
Presented by Anthony Murray, Hazardous Materials Safety Assistance Team - Eastern Region, U.S. Department of Transportation

#16 Maine's 2016 Drought
Presented by Nick Stastulis, Data Section Chief, U.S. Geological Survey

#17 Searching Maine: A Search and Rescue Panel - Part 2
Presented by Scott Pierce, LCDR, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, Jim Bridge, Maine Association for Search and Rescue and Jeff Weinstein, LT COL, Chief of Staff, Maine Wing, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol

#18 Children in Disaster
Presented by Margaret Cushing, MS AET, Planner, Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency

#19 Drones for Disaster Response: New Ways to Map, Monitor and Measure Affected Areas
Presented by Emma Estabrook and Jarrett Barbuto, University of Vermont, Spatial Analysis Lab

#22 Using an Emergency Operations Center to Manage a Water Supply Emergency
Presented by Raymond Lussier, CET, MEP, Life Safety Specialists Inc.

#30 Building Community Resilience: Three Promising Actions
Presented by Arlene Magoon, Community Preparedness Coordinator, America's PreparAthon, FEMA Region 1 and Sara Varela, Regional Preparedness Liaison, America's PreparAthon, FEMA Region 1

#31 Maine's Eight Medical Reserve Corps Units and Public Health Emergency Response
Presented by Jared McCannell, CVA, Volunteer Management Coordinator, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention

#32 A Tool for Creating and Transmitting Forms by Radio
Presented by Steve Hansen, ARES Section Emergency Coordinator, Waldo and Knox County ARES/RACES-CERT and Richard Bates, Knox County ARES/RACES-CERT Team

#34 Tools for Managing Maine's Roads
Presented by Leticia vanVuuren, Geospatial Database Manager, Knox County Emergency Management Agency

#35 Setting up a Shelter for Your Community
Presented by Danielle Hardre, American Red Cross of Maine, Laurie Levine, Maine Emergency Management Agency and Philip Bramhall of Friendship Maine

#36 Community Preparedness: Getting Engaged!
Presented by Alex Hammerle, CEM, Director of Emergency Mangement, City of Sanford and Sara Varela, Regional Preparedness Liaison, America's PreparAthon, FEMA Region 1

#38 Generator Safety During a Power Outage: How Not to Get Fried
Presented by Mark Hyland, Operations and Response Director, Maine Emergency Management Agency