2019 NDRC Summit Highlights

On this episode, I speak with Drew Bumbak, who also attended day 2 of the NDRC Summit in Wash. DC. At the beginning of the second day of the summit, I interviewed Oregon State University geology Professor Adam Schultz.

Drew Bumbak

Drew Bumbak on Solar Weather

In this episode of Civil Defense Radio, we speak with Drew Bumbak who is an experienced emergency manager with extensive experience in emergency response at both the local and national levels about a Grid Down situation due to the Sun.

Mary Lasky and InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council (NDRC)

Mary Lasky and InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council (NDRC)

Mary is the Chairman of the InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council (NDRC). She is the lead editor and author of “Powering Through: From Fragile Infrastructure to Community Resilience” an action guide on being prepared if there is grid failure. Mary Lasky is a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP). She is on the Foundation for Resilient Societies Board of Directors.

Andrea Forte with Cen-Tex DART

Andrea Forte with Cen-Tex DART

Andrea Forte, as Director of Operations, is a founding member of CenTex DART. She is a certified Incident Command System and CERT Instructor. Her training includes All-Hazards Incident Commander and Planning Section Chief positions for an IMT-3 team along with being a Skywarn Spotter, debris manager, and an exercise planner.

Matthew West M.A.

Matthew West M.A.

Matthew West began his career as a peace officer in 2000 and has transitioned into risk management in 2018. Matthew received his B.A. in American Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2002