Thank you for joining us for our virtual event on Wednesday.

Thank you to our speakers for sharing their expertise, insight and inspiration on creating and enhancing disaster response plans. Speakers:

  • Tony Mendes, Senior Emergency Management Specialist, FEMA Region VIII
  • Troy Staples, Director of Preparedness, The American Red Cross
  • Jeremy Story, Vice President, GroundFloor Media

The slides can be accessed here.


Access our disaster response resource sheet here.


Learn more about the partners who spoke and their services:

Planning Resources:

Organizations Supporting Colorado:

  • American Red Cross of Colorado: The Colorado specific site for American Red Cross.
  • CEPP: Promotes joint emergency planning between the public, private and philanthropic sectors in Colorado.
  • COVOAD: Colorado National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters
  • FEMA Colorado: The Colorado specific page for FEMA.
  • Good360: Good360 delivers the right goods to the right people at the right time throughout all stages of a disaster, providing hope and dignity to those adversely impacted.
  • Salvation Army: The Salvation Army is ready with immediate response and recovery plans unique to the community affected.
  • Spark the Change Colorado: At Spark the Change Colorado, formerly Metro Volunteers, we are the community’s experts in disaster preparedness and effective volunteerism during and after disaster.
  • Team Rubicon: Team Rubicon is an international disaster response nonprofit that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly provide relief to communities in need.
  • United Ways in Colorado: United Ways help mobilize and support disasters through funding opportunities.
  • You Give Goods: Support any charity with an online drive for brand-new items they need

Employee Assistance and Safety Resources: