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Mitigation and Education Subcommittee Bios

MES Co-Chairs

Gala Gulacsik Gala Gulacsik, FEMA
Region X
Regional Earthquake Program Manager
Gala.Gulacsik@fema.dhs.gov
425-487-4600
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Miller Kevin Miller, State of California
California Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Earthquake and Tsunami Program
Kevin.Miller@CalOES.ca.gov
510-326-1141
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Laura Kong, NOAA/NWS
International Tsunami Information Center Director
Laura.Kong@noaa.gov
808-725-6051
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MES Executive Council

 
Vinnie Atofau Vinnie Atofau, American Samoa
Manager, Territorial Emergency Management Coordinating Agency
Territory of American Samoa
684-699-6481
Mona Barnes Mona Barnes, U.S. Virgin Islands
Director, Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Virgin Islands
340-774-2244
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Gravier Daniel P. Belanger, State of Alaska
Emergency Management Specialist
Alaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

907-428-7034
Biasco Tamra Biasco, FEMA
Region X
Risk Analysis Branch Chief
425-487-4645
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Pilar Carbullido Pilar Carbullido, Guam
Program Manager, Guam Homeland Security & Civil Defense
Territory of Guam
671-475-9600
Maximillion Dixon Maximilion Dixon, State of Washington
Earthquake/Tsunami Program Manager, Emergency Management Division
State of Washington
253-512-7017
Fratto Edward S. Fratto, East Coast States
Northeast States Emergency Consortium
Executive Director
781-224-9876
Ramos Wilfredo Ramos, Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency
Special Assistant to the Director
787-724-0124
Richards Kevin Richards, State of Hawaii
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
Natural Hazards Officer
808-733-4300 x561
Rizzo

Althea Rizzo, Ph.D., State of Oregon
Oregon Emergency Management
Geological Hazards Coordinator
503-378-2991 x22237

Sparagowski

Chayne Sparagowski, Gulf Coast States
Emergency Management Planner
Coastal Bend Council of Governments
Corpus Christi, Texas
361-232-5082

Ex-Officio

Grant Cooper Dr. Grant Cooper, NOAA/NWS
NTHMP Chair
NWS Western Region Director
NOAA/National Weather Service Western Region Headquarters
Salt Lake City, UT
801-524-5122
Rocky Lopes Rocky Lopes, NOAA/NWS
NTHMP Administrator
Tsunami Program
NOAA/National Weather Service Headquarters
Silver Spring, Maryland
301-427-9380

MES General Members

Jacinta Brown, American Samoa Dept. of Homeland Security (Designated alternate to EM Member)
Jeff Lorens, NWS Western Region
Cindi Preller, NWS Alaska Region
Christa VonHillebrandt-Andrade, Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program
Walt Zaleski, NWS Southern Region

 




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