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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 Manager
Kevin.Miller@CalOES.ca.gov
510-326-1141
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laura

Laura Kong, NOAA/National Weather Service
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
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
Biasco Tamra Biasco, FEMA
Region X
Risk Analysis Branch Chief
425-487-4645
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Maximillion Dixon Maximilion Dixon, State of Washington
State of Washington Emergency Management Division
Earthquake/Tsunami Program Manager
253-512-7017
Guerrero Gerald D. Guerrero, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency
Director
670-287-7158
Fratto Edward S. Fratto, East Coast States
Northeast States Emergency Consortium
Executive Director
781-224-9876
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

Vacancies

Vacant Emergency Management positions on the NTHMP Coordinating Committee who also serve on this subcommittee:
Guam
Gulf of Mexico

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)

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

 




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