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Scholarship Commission

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Chair

William Hurtes, Ph.D., CEM (Member-at-Large)

Owner, HTC International

Vice Chairs

George Nunez
(Donor Representative)
Director, Office of Emergency Management, Baylor University

Barbara Russo, Ph.D., CEM
(Academic Representative)
Assistant Professor of Public Safety, University of West Alabama, and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Brevard College

Terms Ending 2024

Pedro Carrera
(INGO, including VOAD and Faith-based Organizations, Representative)
Community Engagement and Partnerships Manager, American Red Cross

Julie Edmondson
(Student Representative)
BA Student of Emergency Management at Jacksonville State University

Mary Harron, MPA
(IAEM-Canada Representative)
Manager, Strategic Continuous Improvement, and Manager, Disaster Recovery Program Interpretation, Alberta Emergency Management

William Hurtes, Ph.D., CEM
(Donor Representative)
Owner, HTC International

Misti Kill, Ph.D.
(Academia Representative)
Dean & Assistant Provost, College of Safety and Emergency, Columbia Southern University

Melissa Newcity, CEM
(Private Sector Industry Representative)
Crisis Manager, Americas, Apple

Jenny Novak, MEP, CEM
(Member-at-Large, USA)
Director, Systemwide Emergency Management & Continuity, California State University

Keith Smith
(Federal or State Level EM Representative)
Catastrophic Incident Search and Rescue (CISAR) Manager, USCG

Terms Ending 2023

Savannah Baker
(Past Scholarship Recipient)
University of South Carolina

Michael Buchanan
(Uniformed Services/Military Representative)
First Class Petty Officer, United States Coast Guard

Michael Byrne
(Private Sector Industry Representative)
GPS Advisory Specialist Executive, Deloitte & Touche

Vincent B. Davis, CEM
(INGO, including VOAD and Faith-based Organizations, Representative)
Disaster Services Director, Feeding America

George Nunez
(Donor Representative)
Director, Office of Emergency Management, Baylor University

Feranmi Olowe
(Student Representative)
University of Munster

Courtney Ring, MPA, CEM
(IAEM-USA Council Representative)
Witt O’Brien’s

Barbara Russo, Ph.D., CEM
(Academic Representative)
Assistant Professor of Public Safety, University of West Alabama, and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Brevard College

 

Terms Ending 2022

Stephanie Deriso
(Student Representative)
Georgetown University

OPEN
(IAEM-Oceania Council Representative)

Bobbi Geery, CEM
(INGO, including VOAD and Faith-based Organizations, Representative)
Emergency Disaster Services Territorial Training Coordinator, The Salvation Army Southern Territory

Renata Hawks
(Founders Representative)

George Karagiannis, Ph.D., CEM
(Member-at-Large, Global)
Deputy Secretary-General for Civil Protection, Greece

Rocky Lopes, Ph.D.
(Donor Representative)
Retired, Emergency Management and Safety in the Public Sector

Anthony Mangeri, CEM
(IAEM-USA Board Representative)
Chief Operating Officer, Mangeri Group, LLC

David Miller, CEM
(Healthcare/Public Health Representative)
Executive Director, Healthcare System Readiness, NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene

Jae G. Park, Ph.D., CFM
(Private Sector Industry Representative)
Associate Vice President, Risk Management & Resilience, AECOM

Jane E. Rovins, Ph.D., MPH, CEM
(IAEM-Global Board Representative)
Director, Emergency Management, Bay of Plenty

Mary Schoenfeldt, Ph.D.
(Academic Representative)
Faculty Member, Pierce College

 

Ex-Officio Member

Dawn M. Shiley, CAE
IAEM Scholarship Program Director
(703) 538-3542, dawn@iaem.com

Board Liaison

Anthony S. Mangeri, CEM
iaem.R2@iaem.com

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