Description: Join GAVA for a training with Ungchi Stella Kim, Community Department Recovery Manager, Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS). Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) works with many volunteer organizations and understands their integral role in Georgia's response and recovery efforts. This presentation introduces our partnership with GA Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (GA VOAD) and their executive leadership board. We hope to provide helpful examples of our partnership in action, as well as share how our partnership has strengthened over the years.
Speaker Bio: Ungchi Stella Kim is the Community Recovery Department Manager for Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS). She leads the department responsible for working with private and public sector, nonprofit and volunteer organizations to develop capabilities for long-term community recovery. Prior to joining GEMA/HS, Stella managed disaster preparedness programs for the American Red Cross and conducted injury prevention programs for Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services. She also served two terms as Georgia VOAD President, has deployed to several disaster operations and is a member of Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. She has a demonstrated history of managing outreach programs, cultivating partnerships and building cross-functional teams. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Georgia and Master of Education from Western Governors University.
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