Emergency Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation: CRS Experts

This report includes a table that provides access to names and contact information for CRS experts on policy concerns relating to emergency preparedness and hazard mitigation. Includes a number of policy areas, such as: emergency preparedness and protection missions, functions, and structures; emergency authorities; preparedness plans; communications networks; warning systems; and state and local homeland security funding, training, and standards.

Emergency Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation: CRS Experts Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy April 14, 2009 Congressional Research Service 7-5700 www.crs.gov R40923 CRS Report for Congress Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress Emergency Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation: CRS Experts T he following table provides access to names and contact information for CRS experts on policy concerns relating to emergency preparedness and hazard mitigation. Policy areas identified include: emergency preparedness and protection missions, functions, and structures; emergency authorities; preparedness plans; communications networks; warning systems; state and local homeland security funding, training, and standards; federal government preparedness and protection; critical infrastructure protection; homeland security and U.S. Northern Command; and public health preparedness. Legislative Issues Name/Title Phone E-mail Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy 7-0635 sreese@crs.loc.gov Elizabeth Bazan Legislative Attorney 7-7202 ebazan@crs.loc.gov Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy 7-0635 sreese@crs.loc.gov Linda K. Moore Specialist in Telecommunications Policy 7-5853 lmoore@crs.loc.gov Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy 7-0635 sreese@crs.loc.gov Linda K. Moore Specialist in Telecommunications Policy 7-5853 lmoore@crs.loc.gov Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy 7-0635 sreese@crs.loc.gov Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy 7-0635 sreese@crs.loc.gov Firefighters Lennard G. Kruger Specialist in Science and Technology Policy 7-7070 lkruger@crs.loc.gov First responder safety Sarah A. Lister Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology 7-7320 slister@crs.loc.gov 7-0635 sreese@crs.loc.gov Emergency preparedness and protection missions, functions, and structures Emergency authorities Preparedness plans Communications networks Warning systems State and local homeland security funding, training, and standards Federal government preparedness and protection Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy Congressional Research Service 1 Emergency Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation: CRS Experts Legislative Issues Name/Title Phone E-mail Federal agency preparedness and evacuations L. Elaine Halchin Specialist in American National Government 7-0646 ehalchin@crs.loc.gov U.S. Secret Service Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy 7-0635 sreese@crs.loc.gov Federal protective service Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy 7-0635 sreese@crs.loc.gov Continuity of government operations R. Eric Petersen Analyst in American National Government 7-0643 epetersen@crs.loc.gov John D. Moteff Specialist in Science and Technology Policy 7-1435 jmoteff@crs.loc.gov Charles Brian McDaniel Air Force Fellow 7-0432 cmcdaniel@crs.loc.gov Sarah A. Lister Specialist in Public Health and Epidemiology 7-7320 slister@crs.loc.gov Critical infrastructure protection Homeland security and U.S. Northern Command Public health preparedness Experts List Coordinator Shawn Reese Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy sreese@crs.loc.gov, 7-0635 Congressional Research Service 2