GETTING IT RIGHT NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Featuring speakers from: Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies, the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, FEMA, the Pacific ADA Center, the American Red Cross, disability rights stakeholders, and survivors and responders from the Butte/Valley Fires.

Forge community partnerships for future disaster planning by learning about disability rights and emergency management responsibilities and promising practices, with a joint Table Top exercise to bring it all together.

Register by May 31st

There are a limited number of scholarships available. Scholarship requests will be considered after receipt of a completed scholarship application form.

If you require reasonable accommodations to attend this event, or if your organization is seeking a group rate, please contact Jessica Justus at
(301) 412-2346 or via email Jessica@disasterstrategies.org

Thursday June 8th, 2017

Doubltree by Hilton
Sacramento Hotel
Capitol Ballroom Salon A/B
2001 Point W. Way
Sacramento California

AGENDA

8:00am - 9:00am

Registration and Breakfast

9:00am - 10:20am

  • Vance Taylor - California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
  • Mark Ghilarducci - California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
  • Paul Timmons - Portlight Strategies
  • Marcie Roth - Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies
  • Lewis Kraus - Pacific ADA Center
  • Roxanne Crawford - FEMA

10:20am - 11:20am

Disability Rights Stakeholder Panel

Facilitated by Vance Taylor (CA OES)

  • Pam Cohen - Disability Rights California
  • June Isaacson Kailes - Disability Policy Consultant
  • Aaron Carruthers – State Council for Developmental Disabilities
  • Mark Starford - Board Resource Center

11:20am - 12:20pm

LUNCH

12:20pm - 1:40pm

Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway Failure Panel

Facilitated by Vance Taylor (CA OES)

  • Katy Willis - Survivor
  • Dan Shemenski - California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
  • Vance Taylor - California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
  • Ana Acton – FREED Center for Independent Living
  • Tamara Rodriguez – California Department of Developmental Services

1:40pm - 2:55pm

Inclusive Emergency Management Panel

Facilitated by Vance Taylor (CA OES)

  • Kathy Gerk (City of Richmond, CA)
  • Eric Lamoureux (Cal OES Inland Regional Administrator)
  • Marcelle Indelicato - Contra Costa County, CA
  • Georgianna Armstrong - Kern County, CA

2:55pm - 3:10pm

BREAK

3:10pm - 3:30pm

Denise Everhart - American Red Cross

3:30pm - 4:45pm

Table Top Exercise

4:45pm - 5:00pm

Resources and Closing
Lewis Kraus - Pacific ADA Center

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