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Maribel Martinez-Mejia, Director of Emergency Preparedness 
Role: Overseeing the EP department including staff, budget, and EP/regional milestones and deliverables.  Maintaining agency relations with regional/state emergency management and public safety stakeholders and internal NCTCOG departments in order to facilitate information sharing, collaboration, and cooperation.
Email | Office 817-704-5613


Marcie Bruner, Emergency Preparedness Supervisor
Role:  Serving as the UASI grant coordinator and supervising EP staff.  Manages and conducts emergency preparedness planning forecasts, manages requests for proposals and consultant studies, assists internal departments and external agencies, and performs grant administration.
Working Groups POC: Fusion, EOD, SWAT
Email | Office 817-608-2379


Candice Forsyth, Sr. Emergency Preparedness Specialist (Part-time) (SHSP Grants)
Role:  Serving as a lead grant specialist for the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) and providing emergency preparedness planning assistance in various projects. 
Working Groups POC: EPPC, REPAC, Citizen Corp Council
Email | Office 817-608-2311 


Amanda Everly, Sr. Emergency Preparedness Technical Specialist (Technology, Systems)
Role:  Serving as a lead technical specialist for multiple regional projects.  This includes managing, configuring, and assisting in the coordination of development or updates to Emergency Preparedness list servs, websites/Teams, dashboards, and other applications.  
Working Groups POC: Interop, Cyber, EGRT, UAS/PSURT, PWERT, CASA
Email | Office 817-608-2318


Chris Comer, Emergency Preparedness Specialist (Training & Exercises)
Role: Serving as a lead training and exercise specialist to achieve emergency preparedness in the region by coordinating, creating, and facilitating training as well as exercise design.  Will manage all regional developed after action and improvement/corrective plan activities.
Working Groups POC: Training and Exercise, Public Education, USAR/COST, EM, HazMat
Email | Office 817-704-5682


Laura Rojas-Sifuentes, Emergency Preparedness Program Assistant II (Hazard Mitigation)
Role:  Providing hazard mitigation planning assistance and coordination, hazard mitigation grant information, and mitigation public education in the region. 
Working Groups POC: Wildland Fire
Email| Office 817-704-5651>


Vanessa Hooker, Administrative Assistant
Role:  Providing administrative support to the EP Department to include Executive Board EP agenda item coordination, travel coordination, purchasing, timekeeping, record keeping, EP dues coordination, and internal/external stakeholder communication.
Email | Main EP Number 817-695-9235 | Office 817-695-9214