Presentations/Resources – EP Summit


2017 Emergency Preparedness Summit

Presentation & Resources
(All resources available for download are linked below)



Day 1: Thursday, August 10th 

Presentation: CMS Requirements & How to Meet Compliance
Mark Fuller, Consultant


Security During a Crisis -
David Bertelin, Critical Infrastructure Protection Branch Manager at Arkansas Department of Emergency Preparedness


Presentation: Introduction to Incident Command System
Jody Carter, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at Baptist Health


Emergencies Happen  - General Session
Eric Alberts, Corporate Manager of Emergency Preparedness at Orlando Health Hospital




Day 2: Friday, August 11th 


Presentation: Dangerous Infrastructure: Floods, Tornadoes, and Earthquakes OH MY!
Aaron Adams, Associate Branch Chief at the Arkansas Department of Health


Presentation: Hazards Vulnerability Assessment Workshop
Mark Fuller, Consultant


Presentation: Emergency Preparedness & You 
Norah Hamdan, Red Cross of Greater Central Arkansas


Presentation: Alternative Communication in an Emergency
John Nordland - Tactical Communications Specialist, Arkansas Dept. of Emergency Management


Presentation: Volunteer Management in an Emergency
Sonya Davis - Volunteer Program Manager, Arkansas Department of Health


Leading in a Crisis: Pocahontas Flood of 2017 -
Judy Downs - Five Rivers Medcial Center
Bridgette McDonald -  1st Choice Healthcare CEO, 1st Choice CHC & Pocahontas Flood of 2017
Steve Whisnant - HPP Program Manager,  Arkansas Dept. of Health, Arkansas Emergency Teams & Pocahontas Flood of 2017

Resources available to download and share are located in a Google Drive folder, which can be located using the link below. Material will be updated and added over time, so feel free to check back regularly for new material!