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Mitigation and Education Subcommittee Bios

MES Co-Chairs

Biasco Tamra Biasco, FEMA
Region X
Risk Analysis Branch Chief
425-487-4645
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Miller Kevin Miller, State of California
California Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Earthquake and Tsunami Program Manager
Kevin.Miller@CalOES.ca.gov
510-326-1141
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Christa VonHillebrandt

Christa von Hillebrandt-Andrade, NOAA/National Weather Service
Manager, Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program
Christa.VonH@noaa.gov
787-249-8307

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
Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency
Director
340-774-2244
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Gravier Daniel P. Belanger, State of Alaska
Alaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
Emergency Management Specialist
907-428-7034
Maximillion Dixon Maximilion Dixon, State of Washington
State of Washington Emergency Management Division
Earthquake/Tsunami Program Manager
253-512-7017
Espia  Leo Espia, Guam
Deputy Administrator and State Hazard Mitigation Officer
Guam Homeland Security / Office of Civil Defense
671-475-9600
Fratto Edward S. Fratto, East Coast Region
Northeast States Emergency Consortium
Executive Director
781-224-9876
Guerrero Gerald D. Guerrero, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency
Director
670-287-7158
Hahn Daniel Hahn, Gulf Coast Region
Santa Rosa County Emergency Management
Plans Chief
850-983-5360
Ramos Wilfredo Ramos, Puerto Rico
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

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 (non-voting)

Nicolas Arcos, National Centers for Environmental Information
Jacinta Brown, American Samoa Dept. of Homeland Security (Designated alternate to EM Member)
Laura Kong, International Tsunami Information Center
Jeff Lorens, NWS Western Region
Rebecca Heim, NWS Alaska Region
Cindi Preller, NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
Christa Rabenold, NWS HQ Tsunami Program
James Waddell, NWS National Tsunami Warning Center
Walt Zaleski, NWS Southern Region

 




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