Readiness Matters - Members Only Lunch N Learn

  • 03 Dec 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • NonProfit Collaborative, 174A Training Room, 9770 Patuxent Woods Dr., Columbia, MD 21046


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Whether its a Flood or Power Outage or Snowstorm, Readiness Matters!

Do you have an organizational or personal Continuity of Operations Plan in case of emergencies?

Join us for this informative Lunch N Learn presentation by Reg Avery, President of CERN, and Mary Lasky, CERN Board member, to learn what should be in your personal and business Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP).  If you are a small shop, find out what you need to know as 1-2 person emergency operations center.  

CERN, formerly Community Emergency Response Network, offers community preparedness education for individuals, groups and businesses and provides community emergency preparedness information cards including a pictorial card for those with limited reading proficiency.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunches and enjoy them during the presentation.


Reg Avery, is the current President of CERN, where he lives in Columbia with his wife and daughter.  He works for the Federal Government performing duties as a Continuity of Operations and Continuity of Government Subject Matter Expert for the last number of years and before that he was an Army Officer.  He brings a wealth of experience in Critical Infrastructure Protection planning as well.  

Mary Lasky is a Program Manager for Business Continuity Planning at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. She is recognized as an international expert in the area of emergency preparedness and disaster response. Involved with CERN since its inception in 2002, she remains a valuable member of its board. As president of the Grassroots Crisis Center Board in in 2013, Mary led the their strategic planning process.

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