2022 Fall Conference Session Slides and Certification/Award Presentation Photos
North Carolina Emergency Management
2022 Fall Conference
October 9th – 12th, 2022
Wilmington, North Carolina
Fall Conference Agenda:
2022 Fall Conference Schedule
Fall Conference Presentations:
The North Carolina Emergency Management Association wishes to “Thank” the members of the
Training Branch of the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management
for both their conference audio/visual support and their acquisition of the below PowerPoint presentations;
we really appreciate their assistance.
Washington DC – COVID-JanuarySixth-Inauguration
Winston Weaver Fire Response and Lessons Learned
Foreign Animal Disease Response in North Carolina
Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network Overview
Women in Emergency Management – Part II
Family Assistance Response Following Transportation Accidents
Legal Issues in Emergency Management
Grant Compliance and Procurement
Recovery (Part One) – State-Wide Regional Prepositioned Debris Contracts
Recovery (Part Two) – Mosquito Abatement Contract
Building Public-Private Partnerships for More Resilient Communities
Homeland Security Grant Program Overview
Recovery – Preliminary Damage Assessments and the Individual Assistance Declaration Process
NCEMA Committee Spotlight – Legislative Committee
NCEMA Committee Spotlight – Membership Committee
Training Exercise Response Mgm’t System Update
Recovery – FEMA Category Z Management Cost Overview
Copy of Management Cost Summary Sheet (used in above presentation)
Emergency Management Role in Cyber Security and Lessons Learned
OSBM Disaster Recovery Section Role in Disaster Recovery
National Weather Service Winter Season Outlook
Partnering with the NC Agromedicine Institute
Fall Conference Photographs:
Hotel Ballast and Wilmington, North Carolina
North Carolina Emergency Management Certification Presentations
“Congratulations for a job well done” goes out to each and every certification recipient……
“Congratulations” to Christie McCorquodale (Randolph County Emergency Management Coordinator), Samuel Davis
(Cherokee County Emergency Management Coordinator) and Ryan “Sissy” Mills (Jones County Emergency Management
Planner); who were presented their North Carolina Emergency Management “Associate Level” Certifications.
“Congratulations” is also extended to Daniel Fox (Alexander County Emergency Management Coordinator), Stacie Miles (Onslow
County Emergency Services Deputy Director), Jordan Rink (FEMA Planner), Bryan Marley (Hoke County Emergency
Services Director/Fire Marshal) and Christopher Smith (Hertford County Fire Marshal/Emergency Management Director)
……all of who were presented their North Carolina Emergency Management “Executive Level” Certifications.
North Carolina Emergency Management Association Awards
The James F. Buffalo Award is presented to the person(s) outside of the Emergency Management
family who has exhibited outstanding support and leadership to emergency management agencies.
The 2022 Award Winner was the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
(for their development and implementation of the “100 Counties Prepared Initiative”).
The award was received by Randy Thompson (Chairman of the Brunswick County
Commissioners and Co-Chairman of the “100 Counties Prepared Initiative”).
The Vance E. Kee Award is presented to the Local Emergency Management Staff
Person who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in their local
Emergency Management program, through promoting Emergency
Management among other County and State agencies and elected officials.
The 2022 Award Winner was Ryan “Sissy” Mills (Emergency
Management Planner, Jones County Emergency Management).
The Colonel William A. Thompson Award is presented to the North Carolina Division of
Emergency Management Employee who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in assisting
Local Emergency Management Coordinators with programs, incidents and information.
The 2022 Award Winner was Robin Lorenzen (Area 5 Coordinator,
Eastern Branch Office of the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management).
The Colonel Phillip Nichlos Waters Award is presented to the Local Emergency Management Coordinator/Director
who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in their local Emergency Management program and has
contributed to the overall good and advancement of the Emergency Management System in the State.
The 2022 Award Winner was Brian Short (Director, Vance County Emergency Operations).
Robin Caldwell (outgoing NCEMA President) presented David Breedlove (Swain County Emergency
Management) with this year’s President’s Award, recognizing him for his dedication, support and
contributions beyond what was required to the North Carolina Emergency Management Association.
Earlier during the “2022 Fall Conference,” Brent Fisher (2019-2020 NCEMA President) recognized
Norma Houston (University of North Carolina School of Government) as a recipient of the
“2020 NCEMA President’s Award” for her dedication, support and contributions beyond
what was required to the North Carolina Emergency Management Association.