Grants Webinar with Rachel Woodall
Tentative: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Rachel Woodall is a Grant Program Manager for the District of Columbia’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (DC HSEMA). Rachel’s experience encompasses the management and promotion of Federal grants, product marketing and development and promotion of public safety initiatives. Currently at HSEMA, Rachel and the other program managers, administer more than $120 million annually. Rachel has a demonstrated talent in building strong relationships with key partners including federal, state and local government agencies, as well as business to consumer businesses.
Before moving to the National Capital Region, Rachel served as the Grants Management Chief at the Indiana Department of Homeland Security. In addition to grants management, Rachel effectively managed the implementation and operations of the Indiana Grants Management System (iGMS) which was twice recognized as a National Best Practice.
Rachel received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Ball State University. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two children.
FDNY Incident Management Team with Bob Maynes
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Bob Maynes will discuss the history of the creation and development of the FDNY IMT. He will discuss challenges and successes from his four years of experience and attempt to apply the lessons to current IMTs.
Bob Maynes retired in 2014 after a 34 year career with FDNY. His last permanent assignment was as The Queens Borough Commander responsible for managing 2200 firefighters and officers stationed in 2 Divisions and 9 battalions. He also served as the Operations Section Chief and Incident Commander for the last twelve years of his career. In 2004 he was assigned the role of training coordinator for the expansion of the FDNY IMT. He also served 2 seasons on the Southwest type-1 IMT as an operations section chief trainee and Liaison Officer.
Managing Millennials: Understanding Generational Culture in Management with Dr. Elisabeth (Betsy) Nesbit Wagner
July 28, 2021
Baby Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials represent different cultures, not just different age groups, within the workforce. Understanding how each generation sees leadership, money, work, family, and communication is critical for effective inter-generational engagement. If you oversee teams made up of individuals from different generations, this webinar will offer practical, research-based, insights into how to bridge "the generation gap." The webinar will include both instruction, and a time for questions and dialogue.