MACo 2013 Winter Conference Session – When Disaster Strikes…

Description:  Natural Disasters and other emergencies always present challenges for local governments. While some may opt to stay home during these occurrences, local governments must continue to operate and provide needed services to their constituencies.  This panel will discuss the need for continuity of operations (COOP) plans, challenges and obstacles that may occur, and legal and liability issues to be considered.


  1. Teresa Chapman, Emergency Management Planner, Anne Arundel County
  2. Ken Mallette, Executive Director, Maryland Emergency Management Agency
  3. Robert S. McCord, County Attorney, Harford County
  4. Douglas Devenyns, Director, Talbot County Department of Corrections

Date & Time:  Thursday, January 3, 2013; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The MACo 2013 Winter Conference will be held from January 2 – 4 at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, Maryland.  For further information and registration instructions please click here.

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