Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Belinda Bentley is a high-energy emergency management leader with 15 years in and/or on call during disaster and emergency response activities throughout Oklahoma and extending across the United States. Ms. Bentley specializes in emergency management, research, public affairs and communications. She always goes the extra mile to make a difference for victims and first responders. Belinda holds a Master of Science in Homeland Security, a Bachelor of Technology in Emergency Responder Administration, and an Associate in Applied Science in Emergency Management. Ms. Bentley has completed over 55 FEMA / Emergency Management Institute / Independent Study Courses, to include the Professional Development Series, and is a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA), the Oklahoma Emergency Management Association (OEM), the Emergency Management Association of Texas (EMAT), and the Emergency Management Professional Organization for Women’s Enrichment (EMPOWER).
“Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.” — Robert Kennedy