Category Archives: NISC Notes

NISC Membership Continues to Grow!

The NISC has welcomed six new members this spring. The new additions strengthen our organization and we look forward to working with them on future initiatives! Our newest members: bParati, LLC Primary Member: Karl Schmitt, Passionate Founder & CEO Domain/Discipline: Public Health & Healthcare Preparedness Sector: Private Center for Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness Primary Member: more »

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Webinars Winter/Spring 2013

Upcoming–Truths About Standards: The Public Safety Practitioner’s Viewpoint We are currently planning a virtual roundtable discussion on the wide world of standards. As more and more efforts point toward identifying ways to standardize technical and operational workflows, what does it all truly mean (within and across various public safety domains)? The discussion is tentatively scheduled more »

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NISC Nexus – Member Portal Launched

User credentials for NISC members will be issued this week! The portal contains the following four sections: Member Directory Discussion Forums Resource Repository (documents and code) Requests and Submissions Content highlights include solicitations for feedback on the the U.S. Central Earthquake Consortium’s draft Data Publication Guidance, and an assessment report on emergency sources of Big more »

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The IMIS-SC is Official!

The Incident Management Information Sharing Subcommittee (IMIS-SC) is a White House-supported initiative co-chaired by the NISC Chair and the Director of the Support to the Homeland Security Enterprise and First Responders Group of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. As a subcommittee of the National Security Council Staff Information Sharing and Access Interagency Policy Committee more »

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The NISC Welcomes Kate Hale to Its Board of Directors!

The NISC is pleased to welcome its newest Board member, Kathleen (Kate) C. Hale, Emergency Management Administrator for James City County, Virginia. Kate brings to the NISC extensive executive experience in administration and operations; emergency management; crisis and project management; outreach and coalition development; advocacy; and interagency coordination. Prior to joining James City County in more »

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NISC Notes, August 2013

NISC Membership Continues to Grow! Since June 2012, the NISC has grown from its five (5) founding members to fifty-four (54) current NISC members representing 100+ state and local government (civilian and military), non-governmental, academic and private industry partner organizations across the US and Canada. A current list of the NISC member organizations is available. more »

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NISC Notes, January 2013

Bridgadier General John Heltzel Joins the NISC Board The NISC is pleased to welcome Brigadier General John Heltzel to the NISC Board of Directors. General Heltzel is the Director of the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management and the Deputy Commander for the Kentucky National Guard. General Heltzel also serves as the Chair of the National more »

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