Our speakers, who all possess extensive “real world” experience, have taught and facilitated in the academic (university), military, State & Federal government and private sectors.

The team possesses years of experience in guiding senior leaders in the social services arena as well as the Federal government and military. Judge Kathleen Kearney (former Florida DCF Secretary) is recognized nationally for her leadership efforts in guiding the development of child welfare and mental health programs at the state level. Colonels Cohen and Niewenhous have instructed senior military leaders in their roles during the conduct of deliberate and crisis action planning. In addition, Niewenhous has led large IT organizations in support of social services and the military. Steve Lerner, Bob Mitchell and Abel Fernandez are certified Incident Command System (ICS) instructors. Dr. Pete Marghella and Dr. Len Singer teach at the university level and have advised national leaders on disaster preparedness and response.

Speakers and Topics

Recent Engagements

SERO 2019 Regional Disaster Meeting
May 21-22, 2019