FEMA and its emergency management partners released Aaron Titus’ PrepTalk “Let the Community Lead: Rethinking Command and Control Systems.” In his PrepTalk, Titus challenges emergency managers to acknowledge the limitations of command and control systems and to rethink how we interact with the community.
Titus, the author of “How to Prepare for Everything,” is president of Mountain West VOAD, a group representing Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster in 12 states spanning from Alaska to the Dakotas. His PrepTalk video, an accompanying American Sign Language video, and additional resources are available at http://www.fema.gov/preptalks. Titus is the third presentation to be released on video from the fifth PrepTalks Symposium, held Sept. 19 in Washington, D.C.
PrepTalks are a partnership between FEMA, the International Association of Emergency Managers, the National Emergency Management Association, the National Homeland Security Consortium, and the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security.