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Mitigation and Education Subcommittee

Updated: May, 2021

MES Co-Chairs

Biasco Tamra Biasco, FEMA
Region X, Lynwood, WA
Risk Analysis Branch Chief
425-487-4645
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Becker Todd Becker, State of California
California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, San Francisco, CA
Earthquake and Tsunami Program Specialist
Todd.becker@caloes.ca.gov
916-425-1125
Christa VonHillebrandt

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

MES Members

Hahn Brad Baker, Gulf Coast Region
Santa Rosa County Emergency Management, Milton, FL
Director
850-983-4610
Benzschawel James Benzschawel, State of Alaska
Alaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, Anchorage, AK
Emergency Management Specialist, Community Resilience
Geological Hazards Mitigation Programs
907-428-7049
Maximillion Dixon Maximilion Dixon, State of Washington
State of Washington Emergency Management Division, Camp Murray, WA
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, Hagåtña, GU
671-475-9600
Fratto Edward S. Fratto, East Coast Region
Northeast States Emergency Consortium, Wakefield, MA
Executive Director
781-224-9876
Ruiz Wildaomaris Gonzalez Ruiz, Puerto Rico
Coordinadora Programa de Tsunamis en NMEAD
787-724-0124
Regina Browne Regina Browne, U.S. Virgin Islands
Deputy Director of Planning and Preparedness
Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency
340-773-2244
Richards Kevin Richards, State of Hawaii
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, Honolulu, HI
Natural Hazards Officer
808-733-4300 x561
Rizzo

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

TJ Manglona

TJ Manglona, CNMI
CNMI Homeland Security & Emergency Management
Saipan, MP
670-664-2216

TJ Manglona

Meauta L. Mageo, American Samoa
TEMCO Assistant Manager Office
Pago Pago, Am. Samoa
684-699-0411 Ex. 123


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
Ian Sears Ian Sears, NOAA/NWS
NTHMP Administrator
Tsunami Program
NOAA/National Weather Service Headquarters
Silver Spring, Maryland
301-427-9022

MES General Members (non-voting)

Nicolas Arcos, National Centers for Environmental Information
Rebecca Heim, NWS Alaska Region
Laura Kong, International Tsunami Information Center
Jeff Lorens, NWS Western Region
Cindi Preller, NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
Melinda Bailey, NWS Southern Region

 




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