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IEM was recently named as one of the “2019 Best Places to Work” in Baton Rouge by the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, and Best Companies Group.
Former FEMA External Affairs Deputy Director, Stephanie Tennyson, Joins IEM As Chief Communications Director
RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC, September 24, 2019 – IEM announced the addition of Stephanie Tennyson as Chief Communications Director. In this capacity, she will provide strategic direction and oversight for the company’s external and internal communications.
TAMPA BAY TIMES – “It puts an additional burden on emergency managers and community leaders to find emergency solutions,” former Florida emergency management director Bryan Koon, who now works at the consulting firm IEM, “particularly in a market where rental space is already hard to find.”
FOX NEWS – President Trump recently announced Operation Warp Speed, an initiative aimed at achieving a completed vaccine for the novel coronavirus by the end of 2020.Not only does the president want the vaccine to be tested and ready by the end of the year, but also for it to be made available for distribution and administration – all in an affordable way.
WALL STREET JOURNAL – States paid inflated prices for coronavirus gear after FEMA advised them to purchase on their own: ‘This is devastating their budgets’
IEM’s Dr. Rashid Chotani, MD, MPH, was awarded a NATO Science & Technology Organization (STO) Scientific Achievement Award for research on medical countermeasures against biological agents. Read more.
IEM-Developed Guidance Helps Airports Prepare for DisastersThe TRB has published ACRP Report 73, a guidebook prepared by IEM that helps airports develop/implement mutual aid programs in preparation for disaster response. Read paper.
The spread of misinformation and disinformation or “fake news” during a disaster can cause confusion and pose a threat to public safety.