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Cecil County Deputy Emergency Manager Michelle Lloyd Graduates from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Executive Academy

Post Date:10/01/2019 10:09 AM

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October 1, 2019

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FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI) graduated Michelle Lloyd who completed all requirements of the National Emergency Management Executive Academy. Dr. Daniel Kaniewski, serving dual roles as Acting Deputy Administrator, and the Deputy Administrator for Resilience, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security is shown congratulating Michelle Lloyd as she graduates. Photo by Shane Gibbon/FEMA.

Emmitsburg, MD — Michelle Lloyd, Cecil County's Deputy Emergency Manager, graduated from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Executive Academy at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, MD, after she completed the full curriculum that supports the advancement of the emergency management profession at strategic policy and executive leadership levels.

Michelle completed the four resident courses in the Executive Academy to include: E0680 Examining Emergency Management Policy and Doctrine; E0682 Leading Complex Systems; E0684 Interpreting the Contemporary Emergency Management Environment; E0686 Creating the Emergency Management Stakeholder Community; and a collaborative capstone project. The Executive Academy instills emergency management leaders with a deeper understanding of contemporary and emerging emergency management issues, debates, and public policy. It provides insights, theories, tools and resources that enable decision-makers to think and act more strategically and to build capacity to protect against, prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all types of disasters. 

The Executive Academy provides the opportunity to work collaboratively, share smart practices, and participate in exercises with other senior leaders facing similar challenges. FEMA’s National Emergency Management Executive Academy is for senior executives at the pinnacle of their careers. It’s the final phase of FEMA’s Emergency Management Professional Program (EMPP). 

The EMPP curriculum is designed to provide a lifetime of learning for emergency managers and includes three separate, but closely related, training programs including the National Emergency Management Basic Academy, a specialized and technical training program to develop specific skill sets; the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy, a program to develop the next generation of emergency management leaders who are trained in advanced concepts and issues, advanced leadership and management,  critical thinking, and problem solving; and, the National Emergency Management Executive Academy, a program designed to challenge and enhance the talents of emergency management senior executives through critical thinking, visionary strategic planning, negotiation, and conflict resolution applied to complex real-world problems. 

“Michelle brings a tremendous amount of credibility to our Emergency Management Division. I am very proud of her credentialing and academic achievements," said Director Richard Brooks, Cecil County Department of Emergency Services.

For more information on FEMA’s training classes through the Basic, Advanced, and Executive Academies, or other emergency management courses, go to:  http://training.fema.gov/empp/.

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

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Media Contact:
Jennifer Lyall
Public Information Officer
Cecil County Government
jlyall@ccgov.org
410-996-8454

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