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 G-351: Who’s in Charge Here?: Exercising Leadership in an Emergency or Disaster 6/6/2013 8:30 AM

Date:              Thursday, June 6, 2013

Time:              8:30am to 5:00pm

Location:      Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

                        Office of Emergency Management

9300 NW 41st Street

                        Doral, FL  33178


Course Description:

This is a 6-hour course designed to prepare local elected and appointed government officials to lead and direct their jurisdiction in implementing comprehensive emergency management systems.


At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

·         Exercise greater leadership in an emergency through a better understanding of their roles and responsibilities;

·         Develop emergency management policies and procedures for emergency management activities and implement necessary policies and procedures to respond to and recover from a disaster;

·         Initiate appropriate emergency management actions during a disaster;

·         Negotiate through the intergovernmental response system to obtain the required resources and assistance in an emergency;

·         Maximize gains for disaster recovery assistance through appropriate contacts and knowledge of available resources;

·         Understand the partnership among Federal, State, and local governments;

·         Establish relationships and partnerships with other agencies and organizations (i.e., profit, not-for-profit, and business and industry) for effective emergency management response and recovery outcomes; and

·         Take actions to ensure citizen satisfaction during a disaster and build credibility before a disaster.


Target Audience:

The primary target audiences for this course are any and all County and Local elected and appointed officials (i.e., mayors, commissioners, county/municipal administrators, etc.).



To Register go to: Feel free to contact Troy Johnson should you have difficulties with FDEM’s SERT TRAC Registration procedures.


Point of Contact:

Facility Contact

Troy Johnson, MPH, MEP

Miami-Dade County Training Coordinator

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

Office of Emergency Management


Course Manager - 

Thomas Robinson
State Homeland Security Training Coordinator

Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM)


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