Planning Committee


Association of Public Health Laboratories

Chris N. Mangal, MPH
Director of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Association of Public Health Laboratories
 Maureen Sullivan, MPH
Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit Supervisor & Bioterrorism Preparedness Laboratory Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Health

Association of Schools of Public Health

Rachel Eisenstein, MPH
Program Manager
Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Julie Casani, MD, MPH
NC PH Preparedness Director
NC Division of Public Health – PH Preparedness and Response
Lindsi LoVerde, BA
Analyst
Public Health Practice, Preparedness
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists

Erin Simms, MPH
Research Analyst
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Division of State and Local Readiness

Dahna Batts, MD, FACEP
CAPT, US Public Health Service
Deputy Chief, Healthcare Preparedness Activity
Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Avaree Pink-Lewin, BA
Health Communication Specialist
Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dale Rose, PhD, MSc
Lead Health Scientist
Division of State and Local Readiness
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Maria Huynh, MA, MPH
Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office of Health Affairs
Paul Strang
State & Local Branch Chief
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office of Health Affairs

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Jason P. Bashura, MPH, RS
FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Office of Food Defense, Communication and Emergency Response
Food Defense Oversight Team

Brooke Courtney, JD, MPH
Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats

Office of the Commissioner
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

Michala Koch, MA
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

 Jennifer Hannah
Branch Chief, ESAR-VHP
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Gretchen Michael, JD
Director of Communications
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office of the U.S. Surgeon General
Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps

Skip A. Payne, MSPH, REHS/RS
Program Officer, Training and Support Services
Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps
Tracey Smith, MSc, MPH
Program Officer, Outreach
Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps

National Association of County and City Health Officials

Mary desVignes-Kendrick, MD, MPH, FAAP
Director
Fort Bend Health and Human Services
Mitch Stripling, MPA
Director of Emergency Planning
Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Planning Committee Chair

 Jack Herrmann, MSEd, NCC, LMHC
Sr. Advisor & Chief, Public Health Preparedness
NACCHO