Upcoming Webinar: SCR CONNECTions – Preparing for the Worst, Wednesday February 14

We invite you to join us for our next SCR CONNECTions webinar, Preparing for the Worst: Best Practices for Emergency Preparedness schedule for Wednesday, February 14 at 10am CT / 9am MT. We are pleased to have guest speaker, Bill Icenogle, Director of Emergency Management at Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, giving this presentation, and we hope it will give everyone lots of ideas for their emergency preparedness plans!

Please see below for further information or check out our website https://nnlm.gov/scr/professional-development/connections for details on how to join the session. No registration is required. Please feel free to share this information with other interested parties! If you are unable to attend live this afternoon, we will be recording the session and will have that video available online within a week of the session. We hope to see you there!

Title: Preparing for the Worst – Best Practices for Emergency Preparedness

Guest Speaker: Bill Icenogle, Director for Emergency Management, Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Time: 10am CT / 9am MT

Description: This presentation is focused on surfacing and discussing some practical “best practices” when considering organizational preparedness and operational resilience. Key points during this brief include; capturing vulnerabilities, mitigation applied, knowing where your agency fits, the value of networking, communications and resource acquisition before and during disasters.

Speaker Bio: Bill Icenogle is the Director for Emergency Management at Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He received his BA in Disaster and Emergency Management from the American Military University and is a retired military officer/veteran of 25 years. He is credentialed as a Louisiana Emergency Management – “Professional” through the Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association (LEPA). Upon his retirement in 2005 from military active duty, he worked for the Governor’s Office for Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) for 5 years as the Section Chief for Regional Support, working with the states 64 Parish Emergency Managers during a variety of disasters. In 2011 he assumed the position of the state’s “Lead” as Emergency Support Function – 3 (Public Works and Engineering) at Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD). He assumed his current position at Woman’s Hospital January 2017 and is responsible for Emergency Management, Security and Safety. He has considerable experience in multi-jurisdictional, multi-agency disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery applications before and during a host of both large and small disaster events.

For more information: https://nnlm.gov/scr/professional-development/connections. No registration is required for this class.

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