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Meet NEMA's Longest Serving Private Sector Member - Madhu Beriwal
Reprinted from NEMAweb.org
Research Triangle Park, NC, February 26, 2014
How did you end up in the emergency management field?
My first job after graduating was with Louisiana’s Office of Emergency Preparedness (now the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness), serving as program manager of a Hurricane Evacuation Study for Southeast Louisiana.
When I took that on, this gentleman who worked for the city of New Orleans told me that three other studies had failed and that I wouldn’t be able to “herd the cats” in order to get the job done. It wasn’t the technical work that was challenging. It was actually getting people to collaborate with each other.Read more...
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