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2004 CUSEC News Archives
CUSEC Board Member announces retirement
December 2004 -
CUSEC's longest, current sitting board member, Jerry Uhlmann, has
that he is retiring from his post as Director
Missouri State Emergency Management Agency. He was the is also
the longest continuous State Emergency Management Director in the country.
Mr. Uhlmann was recognized at the most recent CUSEC Board meeting
the public on the earthquake hazard in the central United States. In
addition to serving as the Director of SEMA for 12 years, Mr. Uhlmann
had a 32 year career with the Missouri National Guard. For more
information on Mr. Uhlmann's retirement, see the SEMA
Donations Management section now online
2004 - A new section of the CUSEC website has been added, Donations
Management. This section gives detailed
information on donated goods and services during disasters. Topics
include: types of donations, best practices, and much more. Visit
the new section today to learn more.
Health Emergency Response Guide Now Available
2004 - The Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and
Tribal Public Health Directors has been finalized and can now be
accessed on the CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response website at www.bt.cdc.gov.
A pocket-sized field version of the guide will be available to state,
local, and tribal public health departments in January 2005.
National Earthquake Conference
2004 - The 2004
National Earthquake Conference was held in St. Louis, Missouri, September
26-30, 2004 at the Adams Mark Hotel. The conference was a big success
and was sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S.
Geological Survey. More information can be obtained by visiting the
conference website or by contacting the Western States Seismic Policy Council
CUSEC & USGS
Release Historical Earthquake Map
April 2004 - CUSEC and the USGS held a press conference today at
the CUSEC offices today to unveil a new map that has been overtwo
years in the
making. The map depicts historical earthquakes that were large
enough to be felt, starting in 1699.
Sam Penny visits CUSEC
2004 - Sam Penny, author of Memphis 7.9 visited
CUSEC to discuss his novel.
New CUSEC Board Chairmain Elected
2004 - Click here to read the press
release issued by the Mississippi Emergency
New Indiana SEMA Director Appointed
2004 - Indiana State Emergency Management Agency Executive Director,
Pat Ralston, retired from public service to pursue a career in the
private sector. Mr. Ralston was the current Chairman of the Board
of Directors for CUSEC and served with SEMA since March of 1997. Indiana
Governor Joe Kernan appointed Luther Taylor of South Bend, Indiana
the new Director of the agency.
Journal, Summer 2004
Summer 2004 CUSEC Journal addresses various topics of building codes
and how they can help your community efforts to prepare for earthquakes
and other disasters. Also in this issue are topics of zoning,
recent CUSEC news, and a sample of the recently released USGS/CUSEC
historical earthquake map. Copies are available through download,
or by contacting CUSEC directly.