• Park Plaza Diner (map)
  • 220 Cadman Plaza West
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • United States

Topic: Emergency Preparedness and How Rotary Helps the Community

An evening of Networking and Knowledge: Speaker HenryJackson, Deputy Commissioner for Technology, Office of Emergency Management.

Henry Jackson is OEM's Deputy Commissioner for Technology. He has been responsible for the design and maintenance of all the agency's technology needs since 2002. After the City's EOC was destroyed in the attacks on the World Trade Center, Jacksongathered a team to design and build a new center, managing to obtain all the necessary resources and open the new EOC within 32 hours. Prior to being named Deputy Commissioner for Technology, Jackson served as the Deputy Director for Administration atOEM. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he directed the construction of three disaster assistance centers which helped more than 3,000 displaced Gulf Coast residents adjust to their new lives in New York City. A 1982 graduate of Hobart College, Jackson also holds a master's in public administration from New York University.

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