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Based on the idea behind FEMA Think Tanks, IAEM has partnered with Harvard NPLI to engage our partners, promote innovation, and facilitate discussions in the field of emergency management. As a benefit of membership, IAEM and Harvard NPLI will provide access to Think Tank videos or podcasts following the events.
The Honorable Richard Serino is currently a “Distinguished Visiting Fellow” at Harvard University, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative and a Senior Advisor at MIT’s Urban Risk Lab. Mr. Serino was appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate as the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 8th Deputy Administrator in October 2009 and served until 2014. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Administrator, he served as Chief of Boston EMS and Assistant Director of the Boston Public Health Commission.
Join this live discussion on best practices and what’s to come as local government and armed forces work to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The panelists are: Rich Serino, senior fellow, Harvard NPLI, who served as eighth FEMA deputy administrator (2009-2014); Major General (Ret) William A. “Bill” Hall, Department of Defense lead for 2020 COVID-19 response to New York and New Jersey; Deanne Criswell, commissioner, NYC Emergency Management; and Col. Kimberlee Aiello, TF Medical Commander for 2020 COVID-19 response to FEMA Regions I-IV/VI.