- Community Groups (CERT, NERT, VOAD, COAD, MRC)
- Community Preparedness and Contingency Planning ( COOP)
- Community Resilency
- COVID-19 and Response
- Disaster Cycle Phases: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery
- Disaster Services Government (County, State, FEMA)
- Private Response/Coordination of Public/Private
CitySan Francisco Bay Area
Job TitleDirector, Office of Emergency Management
CompanyUniversity of California - Berkeley
How Far Are You Willing to Travel?
- Within 50 miles
- Within 100 miles
- Within 250 miles
- Within 500 miles
Community GroupsI can speak about public partnerships with Community Groups, both private (CERT/NERT/MRC) and public (Team Rubicon, VOAD/COAD). I am also able to discuss how these partnerships can be consistently built throughout the disaster cycle.
Private Sector ResponseI am able to speak about private sector response and resilience and collaboration between local and private sector organizations throughout the disaster cycle.
Community Preparedness and Contingency PlanningI am able to speak about the development of community preparedness and community resilience as well as the importance of contingency and continuity planning for private and public organizations.
Community ResiliencyI am able to speak about building community resilience, lead workshops on community resilience techniques and discuss how community resilience is being encouraged in communities across the world.
Disaster Services GovernmentI have over 15 years of experience working in local government and higher education. I am able to speak about government structures, crisis management decision making structures and partnerships governments should explore and pursue.
Disaster CycleI am deeply familiar with the disaster cycle and can speak about how the cycle interconnects and offers opportunities to build preparedness and resilience throughout organizations and communities.
SummaryHi! I'm Alicia.
A natural-born problem solver with a superpower for getting it done, I have a penchant for all things innovation. An Emergency Manager by trade, I've had the opportunity to count Hurricane Sandy, Super Bowl 50, COVID-19, and a wildfire or two in my portfolio of responses.
I've changed the culture of preparedness by using human-centered design to create SF72.org and it's open-source sister, City72. I build resilient community collaborations that drive operational efficiency and long-term organizational continuity while navigating regulation and politics with ease. I know exercising the power to convene (in person or virtually) is the cornerstone of building meaningful change.
Curiosity is my jam and my favorite question is... How might we?
I look forward to our connection.
HighlightsI could start by telling you I'm the Director of Emergency Management at the number one public university in the United States or I could share that my 16 years of experience in local government has helped countless communities become more disaster resilient. All impressive feats.
But here is the heart of my story - my experience in emergency management, local government, and higher education has led me to one conclusion, I am a helper. I care about protecting the people and places we love. Full stop.
May Waive FeeYes
- Breakout Session
- Planning/Meeting Facilitation
- Remote/Webinar/Live Video
Cancellation PolicyModerate: Full refund up until 14 days prior to event, except fees (travel and service)
Price Range$250 To $10000
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