FEMA Digital Communications Specialist Reservist. FEMA & DHS Certified Course Instructor for NDPTC "Social Media for Natural Disaster Response and Recovery" (PER-304). Advocate for #SMEM (Social Media in Emergency Management) and #VOST (Virtual Operations Support Team) Initiatives. Member of VOST Leadership Coalition, IAEM Emerging Technology Caucus, the DHS Virtual Social Media Working Group and the National VOAD Social Media Task Force. Disaster planning and mitigation consultant and plan writer. Specialty: 25 years of experience in earthquake damage mitigation for museums, galleries, archives, private collectors and cultural institutions.