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May 16

FEMA Training

Posted on May 16, 2014 at 12:15 PM by Suzanne Iarla

Part of the City Manager’s Update of May 16, 2014
Suzanne Iarla, Community Outreach Specialist, is attending a training provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Public Information Officers in South Dakota from May 12-16. The cost of the training, flight and hotel is covered by FEMA. The course is focused on the role of Public Information Officers (PIO) during disaster response and will include exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam. Suzanne is assigned as the PIO in the City’s Emergency Operations Plan in addition to her role overseeing Public Information citywide, and has successfully completed PIO emergency management trainings at the local and state levels. Suzanne is looking forward to the training and increasing her core PIO skills.