CCHC Monthly Meeting May 2011

Featured Speaker:

Shane Stovall, City of Plano Emergency Management


Severe weather homeless sheltering

About Our Speaker

S. Shane Stovall began his career in Florida with the Charlotte County Office of Emergency Management, serving as their Emergency Planner, Plans and Operations Supervisor, and then Emergency Coordinator.  Following his tenure with the Charlotte County Office of Emergency Management, Mr. Stovall worked for two years as a Project Manager with the General Physics Corporation’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Unit in Tampa, Florida.  In October 2006, Mr. Stovall accepted the position as Director of the City of Plano’s Department of Homeland Security.  In December of 1995, Mr. Stovall graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelors Degree in Emergency Administration and Planning.  In addition to his education, Mr. Stovall also received his certification as a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) from the International Association of Emergency Managers in 2004.  Mr. Stovall’s experience includes developing plans, strategy, and direction of emergency and disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery projects in multiple jurisdictions.  Mr. Stovall’s disaster experience includes response and recovery duties to the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995, Florida Wildfires of 1998, Tropical Storm Josephine, Tropical Storm Gabrielle, and Hurricane Charley, just to name a few.  Mr. Stovall also has vast experience in developing and coordinating jurisdictional emergency and disaster response exercises and training for jurisdictional teams in the public, private, and volunteer sectors.