USA Council Region 1

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IAEM-USA Region 1 President
Taylor Frizzell-Colomey, CEM
Emergency Preparedness Manager
Bureau of the State House, MA

IAEM-USA Region 1 Vice President
David M. Muse, Jr., MPA, CEM

Training and Exercise Specialist
Mass General Birmingham
Milford, New Hampshire

IAEM-USA Region 1 Secretary-Treasurer
IAEM-USA Region 1 Vermont Representative

Jason E. Gosselin, CEM
Emergency Management Director 
Vermont Agency of Human Services
Waterbury, Vermont

IAEM-USA Region 1 Immediate Past President
Justin Kates, CEM

Director of Emergency Management
City of Somerville, Massachusetts

IAEM-USA Region 1 Communications Officer
Joshua Manfredo
Director of Emergency Management
Brandeis University

IAEM-USA Region 1 Connecticut Representative
Mary Rose Duberek, CEM

Emergency Management Program Specialist
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

IAEM-USA Region 1 Massachusetts State Representative
Nate Almeida

Program Administrator, Public Safety & Emergency Management
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA 
IAEM-USA Region 1 Maine State Representative
Emily Kaster

Senior Emergency Preparedness Specialist
Tidal Basin
IAEM-USA Region 1 New Hampshire State Representative
Chelsea St. George

Senior Program Manager, Emergency Preparedness
Mass General Brigham - Spaulding Rehabilitation Network
IAEM-USA Region 1 Rhode Island Representative
Kevin Kugel, CEM
Associate Director of Health, Safety and Security Programs
Boston University - Global Programs
IAEM Region 1 Student Representative
Mia Nardini

Operations Coordinator, Metro Regional Preparedness Coalition

Region 1 includes: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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Region 1 Past Presidents

  • 2020-2021 Justin Kates, CEM
  • 2017-2019: Andrew D. McGuire, CEM
  • 2013-2017: Christian Lanphere, CEM
  • 2011-2013: Paul B. Crawford, CEM
  • 2007-2011: Bruce Lockwood, CEM
  • 2001-2007: Pamela L’Heureux, CEM
  • 1999-2001: Leo Miller
  • 1996-1999: Robert C. Bohlmann, CEM
  • 1991-1996: Joe Carnevale Jr.
  • 1989-1991: William Magill
  • 1988-1989: Donald McCauley
  • 1985-1988: John Smedile