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    Cascia Consulting
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  • Summary
    Sherilyn Burris is a Certified Emergency Manager working to broaden the practice of emergency management through systems approaches and a focus on inclusion of vulnerable populations. She completed disaster response and recovery projects in 22 events, including Hurricane Katrina, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, H1N1, the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling disaster, and Hurricane Irma. Sherilyn’s consulting work promotes stakeholder involvement in disaster resilience, using local resources and promoting whole community engagement.
  • Highlights
    Sherilyn Burris is a Certified Emergency Manager and received a Master of Public Administration and Emergency Management from Jacksonville State University. She is a Consultant and Advisor with Cascia Consulting LLC and has 15 years of disaster experience, including Hurricane Katrina, the Deepwater Horizon drilling disaster, H1N1, Ebola, and Hurricane Irma. She works in healthcare, government, technology, communications, energy, insurance, and nonprofit industries in the fields of climate resilience, incident management and disaster response to implement programs for health and safety, community engagement, and access/inclusion.
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Event TitleEvent DateLocation
Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference: Mass Transit Evacuation Strategy May 17, 2005Fort Lauderdale, Florida
National Hurricane Conference: Dialysis & DisastersApril 09, 2009Austin, Texas
orida Governor’s Hurricane Conference: Disasters and DialysisMay 21, 2010Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Florida Governor’s Hurricane Conference: Emergency Planning for Special Needs PopulationsMay 18, 2010Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Florida Governor’s Hurricane Conference: Mass Notification Lessons Learned in 2017May 19, 2018West Palm Beach, Florida
Florida Governor’s Hurricane Conference: Engaging At-Risk Communities in Disaster PlanningMay 18, 2019West Palm Beach, Florida
International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference: Deaf mis-interpretation during Hurricane IrmaMarch 13, 2019Orlando, Florida
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