Cindy Forbes

East Coast, US

Virtual Incident Response

Emergency Communications

Founder Public Safety & Resilience: / @getmeoutnews

Large Scale Incidents

► 2012

Hurricane Sandy Oct 2012

Hurricane Isaac Aug 2012

Tropical Storm Debby Jul 2012

Aurora Theater Shootings CO Jul 2012

Waldo Canyon Wildfire CO Jun 2012

Arapahoe Wildfire WY Jun 2012

Lower North Fork Wildfire CO Mar 2012

Costa Concordia Italy Jan 2012

Washoe Wildfire NV Jan 2012

► 2011

Halloween Nor'easter Oct 2011

Bastrop County Complex Wildfire TX Sept 2011

Reno Air Races Crash NV Sept 2011

Hurricane Irene Aug 2011

New England Tornado Outbreak Jun 2011

Las Conchas Wildfire NM Jun 2011

Minot, ND Flooding Jun 2011

Midwest/Southeast tornadoes May 22-27, 2011

Southeast/Ohio Valley/Midwest tornado outbreak aka "Super Outbreak" – Apr 25-30, 2011

Experienced Virtual Operations Support Practitioner


Oct/Nov 2012 NYVOST Activations

Sept 2012 Assisted WRHSAC project consultants delivering training and workshops for Emergency Managers, Law Enforcement and First Responders.

2012 PNWVOST Activations

Certifications/Memberships ►

Quick-Nets RIMPAC Crisis Mapping Exercise Participant May 2012 - Certification

FEMA IS-00042 Social Media in Emergency Management Certification • Jul 18, 2012

VOST Leadership Coalition• VLC