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Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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Investing in Communities to Build Resilience with Joe Nimmich

Fellow: Joseph Nimmich

Season: 1 Episode:123 | August 29, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Academy Fellow, Joe Nimmich, Former Deputy Administrator of FEMA, Commander of the First Coast Guard District, and current Senior Executive Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton to discuss FEMA's relationship with...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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Using Technology to Build Environmental Resilience with Molly O'Neill

Fellow: Molly O'Neill

Season: 1 Episode:122 | August 22, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Molly O'Neill, Former Vice President of CGI Federal, Former Assistant Administrator and Chief Information Officer of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Academy Fellow, to discuss successfully leveraging technology to...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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Developing a Weather-Ready Nation with Louis Uccellini

Fellow: Louis Uccellini

Season: 1 Episode:121 | August 15, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Louis Uccellini, former Director of the National Weather Service and Academy Fellow, to discuss the impact of forecast accuracy, the effectiveness of Impact Based Decision Services, and how to make...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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Developing Resilient and Livable Communities with Mark Funkhouser

Fellow: Mark Funkhouser

Season: 1 Episode:120 | August 01, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Mark Funkhouser, former Mayor of Kansas City and Academy Fellow, to discuss what makes a community resilient, what tools a community must develop to withstand disasters and economic downturns, and...

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Intergovernmental Dimensions of the COVID-19 Responses and Consequences with Rich Callahan and Dr. Ken Kizer

Fellow: Richard Callahan, Kenneth Kizer

Season: 1 Episode:101 | April 18, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Dr. Ken Kizer and Rich Callahan, Academy Fellows who spearheaded the Intergovernmental Standing Panel's report on the intergovernmental aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, to discuss the findings and recommendations of...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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Improving the Social Security System with Carolyn Colvin

Fellow: Carolyn Colvin

Season: 1 Episode:97 | March 21, 2022

On this episode, we welcome Carolyn Colvin, the former Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and an Academy Fellow, to discuss her career path in public service, the issues facing the current social security system...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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The Inclusion of Equity in Community Resilience with Sheryl Sculley

Fellow: Sheryl Sculley

Season: 1 Episode:68 | August 23, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Sheryl Sculley, former City Manager of San Antonio and Academy Fellow, to discuss linking communities together as City Manager, equity budgeting, and interacting with surrounding cities and counties....

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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Resilient Supply Chains with Stephen Hamill

Fellow: Stephen Hamill

Season: 1 Episode:67 | August 16, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Stephen Hamill, CEO and Founder of the Public Purchasing Exchange and Academy Fellow, to discuss resilient supply chains and how the Academy's Election 2020 paper on resilient communities has gained...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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How HUD Programs Help Build Resilient Communities with Calvin Johnson

Fellow: Calvin Johnson

Season: 1 Episode:66 | August 09, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Calvin Johnson, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research, Evaluation, and Monitoring at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Academy Fellow, to discuss building resilient communities through HUD programs...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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Recovering from Human-Caused Disasters with Greg Devereaux

Fellow: Gregory Devereaux

Season: 1 Episode:65 | August 02, 2021

On this episode, we welcome Greg Devereaux, former Chief Executive Officer and former City Manager of San Bernadino County California and Academy Fellow, to discuss how communities can prepare for and recover from human-caused disasters....

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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6 Strategies to Build Resilient Communities with Katherine Willoughby

Fellow: Katherine Willoughby

Season: 1 Episode:36 | January 11, 2021

In this episode, we welcome Dr. Katherine Willoughby, the Margaret Hughes and Robert T. Golembiewski Professor of Public Administration and Policy at the School of Public & International Affairs at the University of Georgia, and...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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Resilience Planning and Adaptation with Janine Davidson

Fellow: Janine Davidson

Season: 1 Episode:20 | August 31, 2020

On this episode, we welcome Janine Davidson, President of Metropolitan State University of Denver and Academy Fellow, to discuss resilience planning, how colleges can adapt to COVID-19, and the future of the public workforce.Music Credits...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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How City and County Managers Build Resilient Communities with Pat Martel

Fellow: Patricia Martel

Season: 1 Episode:19 | August 24, 2020

In this episode, we welcome Pat Martel, West Coast Regional Director for the International City and County Management Association and Academy Fellow, to discuss California’s unique community resiliency challenges, the intersection of resiliency with the...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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Resilience in Miami-Dade County with James Murley

Fellow: James Murley

Season: 1 Episode:17 | August 17, 2020

In this episode, we welcome James Murley, Chief Resilience Officer for Miami-Dade County and Academy Fellow, to discuss unique resilience issues facing Miami-Dade County including planning for Hurricane Gonzalo and accounting for climate change, using...

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Community Resilience: Hands-On Experience and Lessons From Abroad With Sonal Shah

Fellow: Sonal Shah

Season: 1 Episode:15 | August 09, 2020

In this episode, we welcome Sonal Shah, Founding Executive Director of the Beeck Center at Georgetown University, former policy advisor to Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Academy Fellow, to discuss teaching communities best practices for building...

Grand Challenge: Build Resilient Communities
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The Role of FEMA in Supporting Community Resilience with David Grant

Fellow: David Grant

Season: 1 Episode:13 | August 03, 2020

In this episode, we welcome David Grant, Founder of Potomac Ridge Consulting, long-time government senior executive who retired from FEMA, and Academy Fellow, to discuss FEMA disaster response and mitigation, coordination during recovery, and understanding...

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