Colorado Post-Fire Playbook
Presenter: Kate Dunlap, Water Quality Manager, City of Boulder
An introduction and overview of new, concise, and usable guidance aimed at counties, tribes, municipalities, and water providers, to facilitate post-fire recoveryfor watersheds and landscapes. ThePlaybookcontains 11 specific steps to take and contacts to make, before, during, and within the first 30 days of a wildfire.About Kate:Kate is the Source Water Quality Program Manager for the City of Boulder, and coordinated the multi-stakeholder effort to develop the Colorado Post-Fire Playbook. She employs a facilitative and collaborative leadership style, and analyzes environmental data to implement projects and policies that protect source water systems. With a passion for watershed and natural resource management, she has worked in the private and public sectors for more than 15 years.
Missoula County’s Community Organizations Active in Disaster
Presenter: Nick Holloway, Missoula Co. Office of Emergency Management
When disasters occur, Missoula County’s Community Organizations Active in Disaster, or “COAD” for short, come together to play a key role in local response and recovery efforts. Uponrequest from the Missoula County Office of Emergency Management, cooperating organizations in COAD fill gaps that are outside the normal mission of traditional response agencies by assisting in everything from mental health services to economic recovery.About Nick:Nick Holloway is the Deputy Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator for Missoula County Office of Emergency Management, where he has an active role in the emergency operations center, emergency planning, coordination, and building community resilience. He also developed and coordinates Missoula County’s Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) program, which has been very engaged in local response and recovery efforts. Nick also serves as a public information officer on multiple incident management teams. As a PIO, Nick has deployed locally, regionally and nationally to work on wildfires, flooding, the current pandemic, severe winter weather, and a hurricane.