Hurricane Preparedness

June 10, 2014
Hosted by Pamela Hill

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Episode Description

It’s that time again. Hurricane season 2014 is upon us. It’s time to dust off our hurricane preparedness plans with two experts who know a little something about living through hurricanes. Thad Hymel, Chief Information Officer and Peg Nelson, Director of Administration, McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC a New Orleans based law firm, talk about their personal experiences and what actually goes into planning for hurricanes like Katrina, Rita, Ike, Irene and Sandy. We will cover both business and personal preparedness, with lots of great stories to keep it interesting.

Fear is Negotiable: Business Survival Skills 101

Fear is Negotiable: Business Survival Skills 101

Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Fear is Negotiable: Business Survival Skills 101 will focus on risk mitigation and business preparedness steps in a practical and realistic way, for any sized organization in any industry. This show will drive risk and preparedness topics from discussion to action, and really educate about why businesses must prepare, and then provide the knowledge to get it done. The topics we cover are related to current “hot topics,” such as workplace violence, technology resilience, emergency communications, the psychology of disaster, or cyber-attacks. At other times when there are no “hot topics”, issues covered will range from threat assessment, to human resource issues related to emergency management, to best practices in risk mitigation.

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Pamela Hill

Pamela Hill

By trade, Pamela Hill is a business professional with over twenty five years of experience in business continuity planning, disaster and emergency preparedness for a wide variety of industries.

After a successful run as a VoiceAmerica Host on Fear is Negotiable: Business Survival Skills 101, covering emergency preparedness in businesses, she decided to switch gears to talk about her true passion, dogs and their uniquely close relationship with humans.

Pam’s love affair with all things canine started when she was young, where she traveled throughout the west coast competing in dog shows with her client’s dogs, and also in obedience events with her own dogs. That was a long time ago, but the love of dogs was like a siren song, calling her back.

Now, Pam is focusing the show on education and creating awareness of all the ways dogs and human enrich each other’s lives.

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