GEMA/HS Dispatch Sept 2018 - Page 2

DISPATCH Volume 5/September 2018 Edition The official magazine of the Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency The mission of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is to facilitate the protection of life and property against man-made and natural disasters by directing the state’s efforts in the areas of prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. HOMER BRYSON Director CATHERINE HOWDEN Chief of Staff/Managing Editor Do you have a great story idea? Send it to us at HARLAN PROVEAUX Deputy Director of Homeland Security TOM MOORE Deputy Director of Emergency Management MARK SEXTON Deputy Director of Administration & Finance JOEY GREENE General Counsel For more information on places, agencies or programs, click on the Georgia flag throughout the magazine! BRANDY MAI Senior Communications Strategist/Editor UYEN LE SCHNEIDER Communications Specialist/Writer CHRISTEN ROBINSON Communications Specialist/Writer JULIA REGESKI Communications Specialist/Writer WILLIAM THOMPSON Layout and Design Cover: Douglas County flood damage. Photo courtesy of GEMA/HS