NPDC is Managed by
Coyote Crisis Collaborative

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Executive Committee

Andrew Rucks (PhD )
Professor and Director of Finance and Administration, and Executive Director, Survey Research Unit, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Brent Kaziny (MD, MA)
Director of Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Medical Services for Children's Innovation and Improvement Center, and Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital
Carolina Roberts-Santana (MD, MHA)
Representative for the National Association of State EMS Officials
David Schonfeld (MD, FAAP)
Professor of the Practice in the School of Social Work and Pediatrics at the University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Director National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, and Representative, the American Academy of Pediatrics' Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council
Deb Roepke (Managing Partner) (MPA)
Executive Director, Coyote Crisis Collaborative
George Foltin (MD)
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Infant and Children's Hospital of Brooklyn, Maimonides Medical Center, Co-Principal Investigator, New York City Pediatric Disaster Coalition
Katie Meyer (BSN, RN, PHN, CCRN)
Manager, Pediatric Disaster Resource Center, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Mark Cicero (MD)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Connecticut Disaster Medical Assistance Team Medical Officer Department of Homeland Security, Assistant Medical Director for Pediatrics, Yale New Haven Hampshire Center for EMS, and Board Member, Connecticut EMSC Advisory Committee
Merritt Schreiber (PhD)
Associate Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine School of Medicine, and Director, Psychological Programs, Emergency Medicine, University of California-Irvine
Michael Anderson (MD, MBA, FAAP)
President, University of California, San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital, Senior Vice President, Children's Services, University of California, San Francisco Health, and Chair, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters
Michael Frogel (Chair) (MD)
Co-Principal Investigator for the New York City Pediatric Disaster Coalition
Michelle Seitz (MSHSM, BSEM, CHEC)
Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Program Manager, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Health Care, Wisconsin Department of Health
Patricia Frost (Vice Chair) (RN, MS, PNP)
Director Contra Costa County Emergency Medical Services, Founder and Co-Chair, California State Neonatal and Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Coalition
Roger Glick (MS, MBA, CEM, FACHE)
Senior Emergency Management Consultant, Carilion Clinic, and Instructor, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Ron Cohen (MD, FAAP)
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford; Director, PICN, Packard Children’s Hospital
Scott Needle (MD)
Chief Medical Officer, Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, AAP-DPAC, and appointee to the HHS National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters
Steven Krug (MD, FAAP)
Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Representative, the American Academy of Pediatrics' Disaster Preparedness Advisory Council