PHEP Trailblazers, Pathfinders, and Champions

CDC celebrated the 20th anniversary of PHEP by recognizing members of the state, local, and territorial public health preparedness workforce. These individuals have contributed significantly to the PHEP program over the past two decades. Designated as PHEP Trailblazers, Pathfinders, or Champions, these professionals have worked tirelessly to protect their communities from a range of public health threats.

Arizona

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Eugene Livar</h4> </br>
Chief, Bureau of Epidemiology and Disease Control

State Trailblazer

Eugene Livar


Chief, Bureau of Epidemiology and Disease Control

<strong> Local Traiblazer </strong>
<h4>Christine Medley</h4></br>
Public Health Preparedness 
Coordinator (in memoriam)

Local Traiblazer

Christine Medley


Public Health Preparedness
Coordinator (in memoriam)

California

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Susan Fanelli</h4> </br>
Chief Deputy Director of Health Quality and Emergency Response

State Trailblazer

Susan Fanelli


Chief Deputy Director of Health Quality and Emergency Response

<strong>Local Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Kim Saruwatari</h4> </br>
Director of Public Health

Local Trailblazer

Kim Saruwatari


Director of Public Health

Colorado

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Korey Bell</h4> </br>
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program Manager

State Trailblazer

Korey Bell


Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program Manager

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Kristi Campos</h4> </br>
Health Alert Network Coordinator/COTRAIN Administrator

State Trailblazer

Kristi Campos


Health Alert Network Coordinator/COTRAIN Administrator

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Curt Drennan</h4> </br>
Emergency Preparedness and Response Branch Supervisor

State Trailblazer

Curt Drennan


Emergency Preparedness and Response Branch Supervisor

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Koral O Brien</h4> </br>
Volunteer Coordinator

State Trailblazer

Koral O Brien


Volunteer Coordinator

Georgia

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Kesia Cobb</h4> </br>

State Trailblazer

Kesia Cobb

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Mark Palen</h4> </br>
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

State Trailblazer

Mark Palen


Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Troy Nelson</h4> </br>
Health Preparedness Program Manager

State Trailblazer

Troy Nelson


Health Preparedness Program Manager

Kentucky

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Rebecca Gillis</h4> </br>
Director of Public Health Protection

State Trailblazer

Rebecca Gillis


Director of Public Health Protection

<strong>Local Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Kim Yazell</h4> </br>
Area Health Liasion

Local Trailblazer

Kim Yazell


Area Health Liasion

Louisiana

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State Trailblazer

Doris Gray Brown


PHEP Director (Former)

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State Trailblazer

Kayla Guerrero


Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator

Michigan

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State Trailblazer

Linda Scott


Director, Bureau of EMS, Trauma and Preparedness

Minnesota

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Cheryl Peterson-Kroeber</h4> </br>
Director, Emergency Preparedness and Response

State Trailblazer

Cheryl Peterson-Kroeber


Director, Emergency Preparedness and Response

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Karen Moritz</h4> </br>
Public Health Director

State Trailblazer

Karen Moritz


Public Health Director

Mississippi

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Jim Craig</h4> </br>
Senior Deputy Director, Office of Health Protection

State Trailblazer

Jim Craig


Senior Deputy Director, Office of Health Protection

<strong>Local Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Debbie Sneed</h4> </br>
District Emergency Preparedness Nurse

Local Trailblazer

Debbie Sneed


District Emergency Preparedness Nurse

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Jeff Quinn</h4> </br>
Public Health Preparedness Manager

State Trailblazer

Jeff Quinn


Public Health Preparedness Manager

New Jersey

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Barbara Montana</h4> </br>
Medical Director

State Trailblazer

Barbara Montana


Medical Director

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Holly Funkhouser Cucuzzella</h4> </br>
Health Officer

State Trailblazer

Holly Funkhouser Cucuzzella


Health Officer

North Carolina

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Julie Casani</h4> </br>
Medical Director

State Trailblazer

Julie Casani


Medical Director

<strong>Local Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Samantha Moose</h4> </br>
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Iredell Country Health Department

Local Trailblazer

Samantha Moose


Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Iredell Country Health Department

North Dakota

Headshot of Timonthy Wiedrich

State Trailblazer

Timonthy Wiedrich


Resource and Licensure Section Chief

Oklahoma

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Mark Schultz</h4> </br>
MCM Coordinator

State Trailblazer

Mark Schultz


MCM Coordinator

Pennsylvania

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Andrew Pickett</h4> </br>
Director, Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response, PADOH

State Trailblazer

Andrew Pickett


Director, Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response, PADOH

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Betsy Walls</h4> </br>
Personal Health/ PHEP Director (Retired), Chester County Health Department

State Trailblazer

Betsy Walls


Personal Health/ PHEP Director (Retired), Chester County Health Department

Rhode Island

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Cynthia Vanner</h4> </br>
Director of Operations for State Health Laboratories and Office of State Medical Examiners, Rhode Island Dept. of Health

State Trailblazer

Cynthia Vanner


Director of Operations for State Health Laboratories and Office of State Medical Examiners, Rhode Island Dept. of Health

South Carolina

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Marian Nanney</h4> </br>
PHEP Grant Coordinator

State Trailblazer

Marian Nanney


PHEP Grant Coordinator

South Dakota

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Bill Chalcraft</h4> </br>
Adminstrator of Health Protection

State Trailblazer

Bill Chalcraft


Adminstrator of Health Protection

Tennessee

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Randy Gowler</h4> </br>
Health Alert Network Coordinator

State Trailblazer

Randy Gowler


Health Alert Network Coordinator

<strong>Local Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Robert Goff</h4> </br>
Emergency Response Coordinator

Local Trailblazer

Robert Goff


Emergency Response Coordinator

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State Trailblazer

Dean Penovich


Director, Office of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness

Headshot of Paulette Valentine

Local Trailblazer

Paulette Valentine


Emergency Response Coordinator

Virgin Islands

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Francine Lang</h4></br>
Director of Public Health Preparedness

State Trailblazer

Francine Lang


Director of Public Health Preparedness

Virginia

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Bob Mauskapf</h4></br>
Director, Emergency Preparedness

State Trailblazer

Bob Mauskapf


Director, Emergency Preparedness

Washington

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Kay Koth</h4></br>

State Trailblazer

Kay Koth

Wisconsin

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Kay Mittelstadt-Lock
</h4></br>
SNS Coordinator

State Trailblazer

Kay Mittelstadt-Lock


SNS Coordinator

<strong>Local Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Brittany Fry</h4></br>

Local Trailblazer

Brittany Fry

Wyoming

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>James Smith</h4></br>
Evaluation and Performance Manager

State Trailblazer

James Smith


Evaluation and Performance Manager

<strong>Local Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Kami Neighbors</h4></br>
Washakie County Public Health Response Coordinator

Local Trailblazer

Kami Neighbors


Washakie County Public Health Response Coordinator

Marshall Islands

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Francyne Wase-Jacklick</h4></br>
Deputy Secretary of Health Planning, Policy Preparedness and Epidemiology

State Trailblazer

Francyne Wase-Jacklick


Deputy Secretary of Health Planning, Policy Preparedness and Epidemiology

LA County

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State Trailblazer

Dickson Diamond


Threat Assessment Coordinator

Headshot of Stella Fogleman

Local Trailblazer

Stella Fogleman


Director Emegency Preparedness and Response Division

New York City

<strong>State Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>Beth Maldin</h4></br>
Deputy Commissioner, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

State Trailblazer

Beth Maldin


Deputy Commissioner, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

<strong>Local Trailblazer </strong>
<h4>David Starr</h4></br>
Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Emergency Field Operations, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Trailblazer

David Starr


Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Emergency Field Operations, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Arizona

Headshot of Susan Runcorn

State Pathfinder

Susan Runcorn


Section Chief

<strong> Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Kirsten VanDeventer</h4></br>
Public Health Emergency Coordinator

Local Pathfinder

Kirsten VanDeventer


Public Health Emergency Coordinator

California

<strong>State Pathfinder </strong>
<h4>Tricia Blocher</h4> </br>
Deputy Director Public Health Emergency Preparedness

State Pathfinder

Tricia Blocher


Deputy Director Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Colorado

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Janel McNair</h4> </br>
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

State Pathfinder

Janel McNair


Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Georgia

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Tracy Dabbs</h4> </br>
Emergency Preparedness Pharmacist

State Pathfinder

Tracy Dabbs


Emergency Preparedness Pharmacist

<strong>Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Xavier Crockett</h4> </br>
Emergency Preparedness Director

Local Pathfinder

Xavier Crockett


Emergency Preparedness Director

<strong>State Pathfinder </strong>
<h4>Alana Anderson</h4> </br>

State Pathfinder

Alana Anderson

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Sara Bemisdarfer</h4> </br>

State Pathfinder

Sara Bemisdarfer

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Natalie Bodine</h4> </br>
Program Manager

State Pathfinder

Natalie Bodine


Program Manager

<strong>State Pathfinder </strong>
<h4>Ricky Bowman</h4> </br>
Public Health Program Manager

State Pathfinder

Ricky Bowman


Public Health Program Manager

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Chris Burgess</h4> </br>
Training and Exercise Coordinator

State Pathfinder

Chris Burgess


Training and Exercise Coordinator

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Kris Carter</h4> </br>

State Pathfinder

Kris Carter

<strong>State Pathfinder </strong>
<h4>Levi Claussen</h4> </br>
Public Health Preparedness and Response Program Specialist

State Pathfinder

Levi Claussen


Public Health Preparedness and Response Program Specialist

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Wayne Denny</h4> </br>

State Pathfinder

Wayne Denny

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Jodi Fulbright</h4> </br>
Program Manager

State Pathfinder

Jodi Fulbright


Program Manager

<strong>State Pathfinder </strong>
<h4>Devin Hughes</h4> </br>
Public Health Program Manager

State Pathfinder

Devin Hughes


Public Health Program Manager

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Denise Kern</h4> </br>
Public Health Preparedness and Response Section Manager

State Pathfinder

Denise Kern


Public Health Preparedness and Response Section Manager

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Nick Mechikoff</h4> </br>
Public Health Preparedness Coordinator

State Pathfinder

Nick Mechikoff


Public Health Preparedness Coordinator

<strong>State Pathfinder </strong>
<h4>Dean Neufeld</h4> </br>
Program Manager

State Pathfinder

Dean Neufeld


Program Manager

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Joel Price</h4> </br>

State Pathfinder

Joel Price

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Dan Schaffer</h4> </br>

State Pathfinder

Dan Schaffer

<strong>State Pathfinder </strong>
<h4>Molly Smith</h4> </br>
Training and Exercise Coordinator

State Pathfinder

Molly Smith


Training and Exercise Coordinator

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Angela Wickham</h4> </br>
Bureau Chief, Division of Health

State Pathfinder

Angela Wickham


Bureau Chief, Division of Health

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>TJ Wilson</h4> </br>

State Pathfinder

TJ Wilson

Kentucky

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State Pathfinder

Angela Kik


Emergency Response Section Supervisor

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Local Pathfinder

Vickie Sanderson


Regional Preparedness Coordinator

Louisiana

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State Pathfinder

Katildra McDonald


Administrative Program Specialist

Minnesota

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Whitney Hultstrand</h4> </br>
MCM Planner

State Pathfinder

Whitney Hultstrand


MCM Planner

<strong>Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Carolina (Caro) Ramirez</h4> </br>
Planning Specialist

Local Pathfinder

Carolina (Caro) Ramirez


Planning Specialist

Mississippi

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Marshall Horn</h4> </br>
Office of Emergency Planning and Response Logistics/Operations Chief

State Pathfinder

Marshall Horn


Office of Emergency Planning and Response Logistics/Operations Chief

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Emily Gould</h4> </br>
PHEP Health Resource Analyst

State Pathfinder

Emily Gould


PHEP Health Resource Analyst

<strong>Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Andrea Esp</h4> </br>
Public Health Preparedness and EMS

Local Pathfinder

Andrea Esp


Public Health Preparedness and EMS

New Jersey

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Jamie Weller</h4></br>
Deputy Director NJ Health Department

State Pathfinder

Jamie Weller


Deputy Director NJ Health Department

<strong>Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Ditty Mae Jankaukas</h4> </br>
Director of Public Health Nursing

Local Pathfinder

Ditty Mae Jankaukas


Director of Public Health Nursing

North Carolina

<strong>Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Diana Hills</h4> </br>
Public Health Preparedness Coordinator for New Hanover

Local Pathfinder

Diana Hills


Public Health Preparedness Coordinator for New Hanover

Oklahoma

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Jackie Dimpsey</h4> </br>
Technical Planning Coordinator

State Pathfinder

Jackie Dimpsey


Technical Planning Coordinator

<strong>Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Jennifer Krawic</h4> </br>
Administrator, Emergency Preparedness and Response Program

Local Pathfinder

Jennifer Krawic


Administrator, Emergency Preparedness and Response Program

Pennsylvania

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Nate Wardle</h4> </br>
Special Projects Manager, Bureau of Emergency Preparedness & Response, PADOH

State Pathfinder

Nate Wardle


Special Projects Manager, Bureau of Emergency Preparedness & Response, PADOH

<strong>Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Mary Limbert</h4> </br>
Preparedness Planner/ MRC Coordinator, Bucks County Health Department

Local Pathfinder

Mary Limbert


Preparedness Planner/ MRC Coordinator, Bucks County Health Department

Tennessee

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Bianca Novo</h4> </br>
Grants Manager

State Pathfinder

Bianca Novo


Grants Manager

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Local Pathfinder

Tabitha Hobson


Regional Healthcare Coalition Coordinator

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State Pathfinder

Jenny Starley


Crisis Workforce Program Manager

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Local Pathfinder

Bryan Lewis


Medical Reserve Corp Coordinator and Emergency Planner

Vermont

<strong>State Pathfinder </strong>
<h4>Sarah Perry</h4></br>
Healthcare Preparedness Coordinator

State Pathfinder

Sarah Perry


Healthcare Preparedness Coordinator

<strong>State Pathfinder </strong>
<h4>Heather Rigney</h4></br>
Emergency Preparedness Specialist

State Pathfinder

Heather Rigney


Emergency Preparedness Specialist

Wisconsin

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Hannah Sorensen</h4></br>
Public Health Preparedness Coordinator

State Pathfinder

Hannah Sorensen


Public Health Preparedness Coordinator

<strong>Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Kelsey Cordova</h4></br>
Public Health Supervisor

Local Pathfinder

Kelsey Cordova


Public Health Supervisor

Wyoming

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Keith Harris</h4></br>
Response Program Manager

State Pathfinder

Keith Harris


Response Program Manager

<strong>Local Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Ronda Zancanella</h4></br>
Sweetwater County Public Health Response Coordinator

Local Pathfinder

Ronda Zancanella


Sweetwater County Public Health Response Coordinator

LA County

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State Pathfinder

Caitlin Harvey


Health Support Planner

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State Pathfinder

Lisa Patrick-Mudd


Community Recovery Planner

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State Pathfinder

Pablo Valadez


Emergency Operations Program Director

New York City

<strong>State Pathfinder</strong>
<h4>Nate Dickey</h4></br>
Director of Partner Communications and Special Projects, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

State Pathfinder

Nate Dickey


Director of Partner Communications and Special Projects, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Arizona

State Champion

Mike Fila

Emergency Manager and Public Health Officer

State Champion

Mitch Lach

Disease Control Administrator

State Champion

Kore Redden

Bio-Defense Preparedness and Response Administrator

State Champion

Katie Turnbow

Emergency Preparedness Assistant Coordinator

State Champion

Edward Valinski

Deputy Bureau Chief

California

State Champion

Tom Ahrens

Chief Emergency Planning and Response

State Champion

Alan Hendrickson

Emergency Planner, Population Health Specialist

State Champion

Richard Johnson

Local Public Health Officer

State Champion

David LeMay

Health Planning Specialist

Colorado

State Champion

Marigny Klaber

Regional Epidemiologist

State Champion

Colleen Nielsen

Director of Lake County Public Health

State Champion

Lisa Powell

EPR Program Manager

State Champion

Lynn Ramey

Director, Public Health at Park County

Georgia

State Champion

Herman Albertier

Tactical Communications Specialist

State Champion

Valerie Attell

State Champion

Jodi Bazemore

Director of Epidemiology and Emergency Preparedness

State Champion

Susan Beckham

Emergency Preparedness Director

State Champion

Charlisa Bell

Deputy Director, Planning and Preparedness

State Champion

Laurice Bentley

Emergency Preparedness Specialist

State Champion

Pam Blackwell

Director of Emergency Preparedness

State Champion

Skyler Brennan

Medical Epidemiologist

State Champion

Darrell Enfinger

Emergency Management Specialist

State Champion

Julie Gabel

Medical Epidemiologist

State Champion

Keith Goodman

Emergency Management and Public Health Specialist

State Champion

Harjinder Ghuman

Deputy Director, Emergency Preparedness

State Champion

Veronda Griffin

Public Informations Officer

State Champion

Laurent Guillou

Preparedness Specialist

State Champion

Preston Harpe

MRC Coordinator at East Central Health District

State Champion

Bernard Hicks

Emergency Preparedness

State Champion

Chelsea Keller

Medical Countermeasures Specialist

State Champion

Bruce Jeffries

Deputy Director of Health Protection

State Champion

Eric Jens

Risk Communicator

State Champion

Leah Hoffacker

Emergency Preparedness Director

State Champion

Ricky Lee

Emergency Preparedness Specialist

State Champion

Byron Lobsinger

State Champion

Susan Malone

State Champion

Julie Miller

State Champion

Sonja Moody

State Champion

J. Patrick O’Neal

Director of Health Protection

State Champion

Christopher Owen

State Champion

Suresh Pai

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

State Champion

Jessica Pavlick

Epidemiology Preparedness Director

State Champion

Rewa Pressley

Emergency Preparedness Training Development Specialist

State Champion

Peki Prince

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

State Champion

Mark Reiswig

Director of Emergency Preparedness

State Champion

Lauren Robinson

Emergency Preparedness Director

State Champion

Ryan Rutan

Emergency Preparedness Logistics Specialist

State Champion

April Shivers

State Champion

Larry Staton

Public Informations Officer

State Champion

Jennifer Stokes

District Epidemiologist

State Champion

Saneika Thomas

PHEP Training and Exercise Program Manager

State Champion

Melanie Wood

State Champion

Todd Wyckoff

Director of Emergency Preparedness

Kentucky

State Champion

Rebecca Hardin

Regional Preparedness Coordinator

Louisiana

Local Champion

Sandra L. Harris

Administration and Finance Program Manager

Local Champion

Patricia White

Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator

Michigan

Local Champion

Brook Babcock

Local Champion

Stephanie Baker

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Jennifer Beggs

Emergency Preparedness Epidemiologist

Local Champion

Karla Black

Deputy Health Officer

Local Champion

Kris Blahnik

Local Champion

Jeannie Byrne

CRI Analyst

Local Champion

Kerry Chamberlain

Local Champion

Jim Cook

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Jodie Defrenn

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Melissa DeRoche

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Susan Dice

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Patricia Draper

Emergency Preparedness Specialist

Local Champion

Jerry Ellsworth

Security Coordinator

Local Champion

Jay Fiedler

Local Champion

Denise Fleming

Local Champion

Susan Gasco

Emergency Management Coordinator

Local Champion

Lindsey Gestro

Local Champion

Bret Haner

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Chris Harrington

Local Champion

Kathy Haskins

Public Health Nurse Administrator

Local Champion

Tiffany Henderson

Regional Epidemiologist Unit Manager

Local Champion

Christine Hendrickson

VP of Strategic Initiatives

Local Champion

Tatyana Ivanova

Public Health Preparedness Director

Local Champion

Cindra James

Emergency Preparedness Administrator

Local Champion

Dayna Kapp

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Jim Koval

PHEP Local Liasion

Local Champion

Mike Lahey

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Joyce Lai

Local Champion

Diane Lois

Emergency Preparedness Planner

Local Champion

Mary Macqueen

Local Champion

Fatema Mamou

Epidemiologist

Local Champion

Kathy Mayo

Community Health Director

Local Champion

Teresa Miller

Local Champion

Jolanda Murphy

Public Safety Department Management

Local Champion

Melissa Opheim

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Health Education Divison Manager

Local Champion

Joy Parish

Local Champion

Dodie Putney

Director of Administrative Services

Local Champion

Roger Racine

Local Champion

Bethany Reimink

Regional Epidemiologist

Local Champion

Scott Shreiber

Regional Epidemiologist

Local Champion

Sandip Shaw

Local Champion

Jason Smith

MCM Specialist

Local Champion

Jennifer Sorek

Public Health Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Nicole Swanton

Public Health Preparedness Coordinator

Local Champion

Kerri Taylor

Local Champion

Cori Upper

Public Health Preparedness Coorfinator

Local Champion

Larry Zimmerman

Local Champion

Jennifer Zordan

Director Emergency Planning

Minnesota

State Champion

Mickey Sculland

Cross Program Planning Director

Local Champion

Brenda Pohlman

Local Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Mississippi

State Champion

Tammy Chamblee

Chief Nurse of Emergency Preparedness and Response

State Champion

Sandra Harris

Local Champion

Marsha Foreman

Community Health Nurse, Rural Counties

New Jersey

State Champion

Monique Davis

Assistant Health Officer

State Champion

Susan O. Johnson

State Champion

Karen Pawlak (Fox)

HPP Coordinator

State Champion

Andrew Snyder

Principal and Chief Medical Officer

Local Champion

Christina Butieb-Bianco

Program Coordinator

Local Champion

Sally Flanagan

Local Champion

Jeryl Krautle

North Carolina

Local Champion

Charlotte Martin

Public Health Preparedness Coordinator

North Dakota

State Champion

Juli Sickler

Emergency Preparedness and Response Division Director

Oklahoma

State Champion

Mike Potter

Local Emergency Response Coordinator (District 10)

State Champion

Rebecca V. Winsett

Emergency Response Coordinator (District 5)

Local Champion

Blaine Bolding

Chief of Emergency Preparedness and Response

Pennsylvania

State Champion

Steve Alles

Public Health Physician, PADOH (Former Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Manager, Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health

State Champion

Jeff Backer

Director of Planning and Operations, Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response, PADOH

State Champion

Raegan Camuso

Local Health Department Adminstrator, Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response, PADOH

State Champion

Tom McGroarty

Public Health Preparedness Coordinator, Bueau of Emergency Preparedness and Response, PADOH

State Champion

Dr. Kumar Nalluswami

Epidemiologist, Bureau of Epidemiology, PADOH

State Champion

Atmaram Nambiar

Director, Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, PADOH

State Champion

Robert Pisch

Public Health Preparedness Coordinator, Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response, PADOH

State Champion

Joanne Roth

Community Preparedness and Response Manager, Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response, PADOH

Local Champion

Jessia Caum

Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Manager, Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health

Local Champion

Suzanne Curtis

Public Health Preparedness Coordinator, Chester County Department of Health

Local Champion

Fallon Maggio

Emergency Preparedness Manager, Bucks County Health Department

Local Champion

Tom Mangan

Emergency Response and Preparedness Coordinator, Allegheny County Health Department

Local Champion

Mary Ellen Shields

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Allentown City Bureau of Health

Local Champion

Douglas Snyder

Deputy Chief Counsel, PADOH

Rhode Island

State Champion

Alysia Mihalakos

Chief, Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Rhode Island Dept. of Health

State Champion

Brittan Bates-Manni

Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Program Director, Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Rhode Island Dept. of Health

State Champion

Marissa Silva

Health Program Administrator (PHEP and HPP Grants Manager), Center for Emergency Preparedness and Resposne, Rhode Island Dept. of Health

South Dakota

State Champion

Sally Frentz

Public Health Manager

State Champion

Chuck Kevghas

SNS Coordinator

Tennessee

State Champion

Jeff Sexton

Clinical Applications Coordinator

Local Champion

Melissa Taylor

Emergency Preparedness Nurse Consultant

State Champion

Annette Atkinson

LRN B Training Coordinator, State Training Coordinator

State Champion

Kim Christensen

Deputy Chief of Infectious Disease

State Champion

Ralph Clegg

Executive Director/ Health Director

State Champion

Mindy Colling

Preparedness Consultant

State Champion

Melissa Diamond

Assistant Division Director

State Champion

Michelle Hale

Preparedness Director

State Champion

Kevin McCulley

Preparedness Director (Past)

Local Champion

Lloyd Berentzen

Executive Director/ Health Officer

Local Champion

Jeff Coombs

Executive Director of Health Officer

Local Champion

Brian Hatch

Executive Director/ Health Officer

Local Champion

Zac Kearney

Emergency Response Coordinator (Past)

Local Champion

Ivy Melton Sales

Director of Community Health Services

Local Champion

Nate Selin

Director/ Health Officer

Local Champion

Mike Wiebel

Emergency Response Coordinator

Washington

Local Champion

Kari McDonald

Wisconsin

State Champion

Joe Cordova

Local Champion

Brenda Lutz-Hanson

Health Educator

Wyoming

Local Champion

Steve Kipp

Health Sublette County Public Health Response Coordinator

LA County

State Champion

Dee Ann Bagwell

Policy and Planning Unit Director

State Champion

Brandon Dean

Emergency Planning Senior Manager

State Champion

Danny Huang

Informations Manager

State Champion

Jee Kim

Countermeasures and Health Emergency Senior Manager

State Champion

Michael Melton

Emergency Logistics Coordinator

State Champion

Elizabeth Rubin

Community Data Supervisor

State Champion

Denise Shelton-Hall

Grant Management and Administration Unit Director

New York City

Local Champion

Jessica Barcellona

Emergency Field Operations Planning and Training Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Aaron Belisle

Assistant Commissioner for Bureau of Healthcare and Community Readiness, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Jessica Cole

Senior Incident Specific Planner, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Erich Giebelhaus

Inter-Agency Coordination and Readiness Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Tamer Hadi

Senior Director of Technology, Data and Partner Communications, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Ivette Hernandez

Admin Assistant, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Kobria Karim

Director of Biological Operations and Program Coordination, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Janice Kim

Evaluation Specialist, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Haddie Lizasuain

Medical Reserve Corps Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Lisa Lukasik

Admin Assistant, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Maryanne Marese

Admin Assistant, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Monica Marquez

Executive Director of Grants Management and Administration, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Michael McCollum

Exercises and Training Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Wanda Medina

Healthcare Project Manager, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Mark Misener

Countermeasures Medical Specialist, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Ray Nieves

BTA Field Response Coordinator, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Christopher Paquet

Assistant Commissioner for Bureau of Healthcare and Community Readiness, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Darrin Pruitt

Program Evaluation Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Sharon Reese

Field Operations Training Coordinator, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Luis Rivera

Community Engagement and Response Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Rachel Santamaria-Schwartz

Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Allison Scaccia

Clinical Planning Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Eric Scott

OTPS Coordinator, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Marsha Williams

Senior Director of Healthcare Coalition Planning and Programs, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Mary Foote

Medical Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH

Local Champion

Prachee Patel

Senior Director of Agency Preparedness and Response, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, NYC DOHMH