James Podlucky, Industry Solutions Manager, Everbridge

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This 4-part webinar series focuses on the phases of emergency management: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.

Utilizing an all-hazards approach helps organizations be flexible and focus on capabilities that are critical to preparedness for a full spectrum of emergencies or disasters. As severe weather season approaches, it is important to recognize that each type of hazard has unique characteristics, yet common elements. Rather than managing planning initiatives for a multitude of threat scenarios, the all-hazards approach can simplify and optimize your planning and preparedness.

Disaster recovery begins with the stabilization of the incident and ends when the community has recovered from the disasters impact. Throughout the recovery phase you’re also mitigating for the next critical event, but efforts require multijurisdictional cooperation. This webinar will discuss:

  • Benefits of providing consistent communication throughout the recovery phase
  • Why resiliency helps communities recover quicker than others
  • How the recovery process is becoming more data dependent for declaration and funding

About the speaker


James Podlucky joined Everbridge in April 2020 as an Industry Solutions Manager. James started his career in the emergency management field after graduating from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. Throughout his public safety career, he has worked at the city, county, and state level. He is a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM), through the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and a graduate of the Master Exercise Practitioner Program (MEPP), as well as the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy (NEMAA) with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Throughout his career, he has served in many roles within various Emergency Operation Centers (EOC) for flooding events, the United States presidential inauguration, tropical storms, winter storms, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Dorian, the World Rowing Championship and most recently the COVID-19 pandemic. James has innovated emergency management business processes and data analytics to provide situational awareness and a common operating picture when managing critical events.

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