New Lexington Emergency Management staff members include a CSEPP Administrative Assistant, a new CSEPP Planner/WebEOC trainer, and a new emergency planning coordinator.
CSEPP Administrative Assist.
Phone: (859) 280-8057
Julie began working for DEM in July 2017 as an administrative assistant for the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP). Julie’s primary task is to coordinate Fayette County’s participation in the annual 10 county CSEPP exercise in mid-September. Throughout the year, she will be assisting medical professionals in obtaining necessary training and supplies to respond to a chemical incident or any other mass casualty event. Julie has her BS in Social Work. She has been working with the public since 1998. She has experience in helping clients to locate housing, food, and transportation along with medical needs and facilitating other activities.
CSEPP Planner/WebEOC Support
Phone: (859) 280-8058
Stephen started volunteering with Lexington Emergency Management in 2007, as an EOC coordinator, working several support functions within the EOC. Leading ESF-2, Stephen assisted with specification of communications equipment and oversight of installation at the newly renovated Public Safety Operations Center. In November 2017 he accepted the position of CSEPP Planner/WebEOC Support Administrator supporting planning within Fayette County and the ten-county CSEPP region. Stephen comes to DEM with over 25 years of Emergency Services and Management background. When away from work, Stephen enjoys running, having completed multiple marathons, multiple outdoor activities and teaching cave rescue as an Instructor for the National Cave Rescue Commission.
Emergency Planning Coordinator
Phone: (859) 280-8062
|Heather began working with DEM in June 2017 as the Emergency Planning Coordinator. Heather is responsible for all of the county emergency plans. She brings with her eleven years of military service specializing in logistics and operations. Heather enjoys cooking, olympic weightlifting, and chasing after her two dogs.