Creating and Operating a Family Assistance Center - A Toolkit for Public Health


Seattle & King County Advanced Practice Center extends special thanks to:

  • Jeff Boudreau, Program Manager, Public Health Seattle & King County
  • Steve Campbell, Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Issaquah, Family Liaison, Families of American Airlines Flight 261
  • Cynthia Dold, Program Manager, King County Healthcare Coalition, Preparedness, PHSKC
  • Carina Elsenboss, Advanced Center Program Manager, Public Health Seattle & King County
  • Bryan Heartsfield, Field Operations Manager, Preparedness, PHSKC
  • Jack Herrmann, MSEd, NCC, LMHC,  Senior Advisor, Public Health Preparedness, National Association of City and County Health Officials
  • Elenka Jarolime, Emergency Management Coordinator, City of Seattle, Fleets and Facilities Division
  • Onora Lien, Health Systems Response Planner, Preparedness, PHSKC
  • Rebecca Lis, AmeriCorps – VISTA, Preparedness, PHSKC
  • Michelle McDaniel, Director of Development, American Red Cross Serving King & Kitsap Counties
  • Paul McDonagh, Interim Assistant Chief, Special Operations, Seattle Police Department
  • Ann Norwood, MD, COL, USA, MC (Ret.) Senior Associate, UPMC Center for Biosecurity
  • Mary Pearson, Director, City of Seattle, Fleets and Facilities Division
  • Carolyn Sanden, Deputy Director, Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office
  • Randy Shaber, Pathology Assistant, Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office
  • Paul Sledzik, MS, Manger of Victim Identification and Forensic Operations, National Transportation Safety Board
  • Josh Spain, Logistics Coordinator, Preparedness, PHSKC
  • Katherine Taylor, PhD, Forensic Anthropologist, King County Medical Examiner’s Office
  • Jennie Thommen, Commander, DMORT- Family Assistance Center Team
  • Grant Tietje, Planning, Training and Exercise Coordinator, Seattle Office of Emergency Management
  • Gloria Torres, RN, Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington
  • Sue Warner-Bean, Aviation Emergency Management Consultant, Sue Warner-Bean, LLC
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