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Jenifier Boyer   Jenifier has been the Emergency Management Coordinator of Midland County since 2016. Prior to Midland County, Jenifier was the Emergency Management Manager in Genesee County. Jenifier has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from University of Michigan. In 2009, obtained the State of Michigan Professional Emergency Manager (PEM) designation. Jenifier serves on many […]

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Rockey Adams   CPT. Rockey Adams is the Emergency Management Coordinator for Berrien County, Michigan. CPT Adams has served with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office since 2000. He taken on many challenges during his many assignments and roles, which include: Marine Patrol, Jail Security, Road Patrol-Law Enforcement, Detective, a Road Patrol Supervisor, and finally an

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Chris Peterson   Chris serves as the Emergency Management Director for Iron County (since July 2023) and Schoolcraft County (since August 2022).  Prior to this, he served as Luce County 911 & Emergency Management Director for two years. Chris retired from the U.S. Forest Service in February 2020, after serving over 29 years in multiple

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Sydney Parmenter Sydney Parmenter currently serves as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Ann Arbor. She began her career in Emergency Management in 2010 as a student employee at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She served as the Emergency Management Specialist at UM-Dearborn before moving to the UM-Ann Arbor campus, where she worked as

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Erin Yingst Erin provides pre and post federal grant administration services through her consulting firm, Aurora Communications, LLC. She serves as Grants Manager for Parents for Peace, a nonprofit seeking to provide interventions to prevent radicalization, violence, and extremism. She also serves as a Grants Consultant for RBW Strategy, a Washington, D.C.-based firm that provides

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Jessica Harbitz   Jessica Harbitz as a wife, sister, and an emergency planning specialist. She and her husband enjoy spending time with their local and out of state family and traveling to experience the beauty of this great nation. Jessica has two sisters, one works for the National Park Service, and the other for a

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Brian Kahn Brian has over 25 years of experience in law enforcement. Throughout these 25 years, he has held assignments that include training new personnel, investigating and documenting criminal violations, internal investigations, community relations, uniform patrol, traffic enforcement, emergency preparedness, security and tactical assessments, liability assessments, and supervision.  Brian has participated in the development and

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Sarah Whaley   Sarah got her start in the field of public safety in 2007 working as an EMT and Field Training Officer,  where she spent over 10 years working. She detoured from the field, working for the City of Flint in  Community and Economic Development for 7 years, but felt pulled back to the

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