These documents and links represent a variety of recent work completed in the areas of emergency management, public relations, and crisis communications. Some of the following links reference publicly available information, though information contained may be subject to copyright of their respective organizations where applicable. 

Analyses and Reports


2020: The Year the AAR/IP Finally Dies: Using Design to Break the Cycle of Disaster > Learn > Disaster > Repeat

[Article] [Deck]
Emergency Management by Design℠ 2020


Deaf Mis-Interpretation During Hurricane Irma [Case Study]

Emergency Management by Design℠ 2019

Evaluating Mass Notification Systems [PDF]

Emergency Management by Design℠ 2019

Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan 2018 [PDF]

Regulatory Compliance, Legal Evaluation, and Adoption by Resolution

Executive Presentations

Executive Presentation: Hurricane Evacuation Shelters [Documents] [Video]

2018 April 25 Sarasota and Manatee County Joint Board Meeting

Executive Presentation: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program [Video] [Media]

2017 May 23 Manatee County Board of County Commissioners Meeting

Executive Presentation: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program [Documents] [Video]

2017 August 24 Manatee County Board of County Commissioners Work Session

Community and Industry Presentations


Emergency Preparedness 2018 [PDF]

Hearing Loss Association of America: Sarasota Chapter

From The Ground Up: Engaging At Risk Communities [link currently unavailable]

Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference 2019

Hurricane Irma Mass Notification Lessons Learned [PDF]

Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference 2018


Data and Disasters (of the Natural Kind) (Digital Analytics Power Hour 2018) [Podcast]

What did we learn from Hurricane Irma? (Bradenton Herald 2018) [Video]

One year after Hurricane Irma, what Manatee learned (ABC WFTS 2018) [Video]

Manatee County declares local State of Emergency (ABC WFTS 2017) [Video]

What is storm surge and how does it factor into evacuations? (Bradenton Herald 2017) [Video]

Counties use new interactive tool for hurricane... (ABC WFTS 2017) [Video]

Kiwanis Emergency Management (2018) [Video]

Kiwanis Hurricane Readiness (2017) [Video]


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