Speakers’ bureau

NEMRC provides speakers and subject matter expertise across a broad spectrum of emergency management issues, including fully-inclusive emergency preparedness & community paramedicine.

Anne Grunewald is a nationally recognized leader in the area of disaster human services with nearly fifteen years of experience in the field of emergency management.

Bruce A. McFarlane, Sr. is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York and retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture after 32-years of distinguished service.  In October 2009, McFarlane was honored to have been selected as the Director of the National Organization on Disability’s Emergency Preparedness Initiative.

COL Forest L. ‘Mike’ Ramsey USA (RET) retired as a career US Military Officer with extensive emergency management / military support to civil authorities (MSCA) experience. His career covered over 30 thirty years of cumulative military service in addition to extensive experience in the civilian business and government sectors.

Guy Corriveau has over twenty-five years experience at various capacities, at all levels of Canadian government, and with various non-government agencies in mitigating against, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from, many all-hazard situations.

Chief Gordon Routley is a fire protection engineer providing consulting services to fire departments and related organizations in the United States and Canada.

Mike Weston is typically described as the “spirit and conscience” of any organization that he has been a part of, and has been creating and directing programs across the expanse of Human Services for the past 30 years.

Norm Rooker is a popular speaker on the national EMS, fire & rescue lecture circuit including FIRE-RESCUE WEST; EMS EXPO, the annual educational conference sponsored by EMS Magazine; OUTLOOK, the annual educational conference for the National Association of EMTs; SAR, the annual education conference for NASAR, the National Association for Search and Rescue, as well as numerous state and local conferences.

Rebecca Hansen works nationwide with clients including governments, non-profits and private entities. Her professional emphasis is the integration of special needs and human services issues into emergency management standards, planning and practices. In her field she has developed and conducted several training sessions for public health and emergency management professionals.

Steven M. Crimando, MA, BCETS, is a clinician and educator specialized in crisis intervention, disaster recovery, and traumatic event response. He has been conferred the status of Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and is a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress.

W. David Stephenson is a leading Gov./Enterprise 2.0 strategist and theorist. He particularly focuses on homeland security and disaster management and ways to directly involve the public in policy and services debate and delivery.