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National Commission on Children and Disasters: 2010 Report to the President and Congress

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

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Appendix G. Subcommittee Members and Other Contributors

The Commission greatly appreciates the assistance of the following Federal agencies in providing helpful guidance and information used in the preparation of this report:

Corporation for National and Community Service
Department of Defense
Department of Education
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of Justice
Environmental Protection Agency
National Council on Disability
National Guard Bureau
U.S. Access Board

The Commission also thanks the following individuals who participated on Subcommittees:

Human Services Recovery Subcommittee

Commissioners

Irwin Redlener, Chair
David Schonfeld, Vice-Chair
Merry Carlson
Sheila Leslie
Mark Shriver

Federal Representatives

Sarah Field, Department of Health and Human Services
Katherine Fox, Department of Homeland Security

Non-Federal Representatives

David Abramson, National Center for Disaster Preparedness
Robin Gurwitch, National Center for Child Traumatic Stress
Cheryl Peterson, American Nurses Association
Augustina Reyes, University of Houston
Monteic Sizer, Louisiana Family Recovery Corps
Linda Smith, National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
Giovanni Taylor-Peace, Habitat for Humanity

Evacuation, Transportation, and Housing Subcommittee

Commissioners

Bruce Lockwood, Chair
Lawrence Tan, Vice-Chair
Ernest Allen
Graydon "Gregg" Lord
Michael Anderson

Federal Representatives

Andrew Garrett, Department of Health and Human Services
Martin Gould, National Council on Disability
Marsha Mazz, U.S. Access Board
Vince Pearce, Department of Transportation
Mark Tinsman, Department of Homeland Security

Non-Federal Representatives

Judy Bezon, Brethren Disaster Ministries, Children's Disaster Services
Jeanne Aimee DeMarrais, Save the Children
Kathleen Henning, International Association of Emergency Managers
David Lurie, National Association of County & City Health Officials
Richard Muth, National Emergency Management Association
Trevor Riggen, American Red Cross
Paul Schwartz, Department of Homeland Security, RET
Donna Swarts, Southern Baptist Disaster Ministries

Pediatric Medical Care Subcommittee

Commissioners

Michael Anderson, Chair
Graydon "Gregg" Lord, Vice-Chair
Bruce Lockwood
Irwin Redlener
Lawrence Tan

Federal Representatives

Andrew Garrett, Department of Health and Human Services
Sally Phillips, Department of Health and Human Services
David Siegel, Department of Health and Human Services
Tasmeen Singh Weik, Department of Health and Human Services

Non-Federal Representatives

Susan Dull, National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions
Geraldine Fitzgerald, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Linda Juszczak, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Steve Krug, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago
Sharon Mace, American College of Emergency Physicians
Jerry Paulson, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment
Cindy Pellegrini, American Academy of Pediatrics
Shirley Schantz, National Association of School Nurses
Jeffrey Upperman, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Education, Child Welfare, and Juvenile Justice Subcommittee

Commissioners

Sheila Leslie, Chair
David Schonfeld, Vice-Chair
Mark Shriver
Ernest Allen
Merry Carlson

Federal Representatives

Kathi Grasso, Department of Justice
Bill Modzeleski, Department of Education

Non-Federal Representatives

Kay Aaby, National Association of County & City Health Officials
Pat Cooper, Early Childhood and Family Learning Foundation
Patrick Chaulk, Annie E. Casey Foundation
Howard Davidson, American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
Barbara Duffield, National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
Vincent Giordano, formerly of the New York Academy of Medicine, Office of School Health Programs
Gina S. Kahn, Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District (MA)
Ned Loughran, Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators
Pegi McEvoy, Seattle Public Schools
Michael Nash, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
MaryEllen Salamone, Families of September 11th
Carole Shauffer, Youth Law Center
Lisa Soronen, National School Boards Association
Gregory A. Thomas, National Center for Disaster Preparedness
Marleen Wong, LAUSD/RAND/UCLA Trauma Services Adaptation Center for Schools and Communities

Also, the Commissioners wish to thank the following individuals for their important contributions and coordination assistance:

Terry Adirim, Department of Homeland Security
Stephanie Bardack, Department of Health and Human Services
Daniel Dodgen, Department of Health and Human Services
Margi Grady, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Kelly Johnson, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Lauralee Koziol, Department of Homeland Security
Roberta Lavin, Department of Health and Human Services, RET
Janet Leigh, Department of Health and Human Services
Scott Pestridge, Department of Justice
Sally Phillips, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Olivia Sparer, Department of Health and Human Services
Cheryl Vincent, Department of Health and Human Services
Tracy Wareing, Department of Homeland Security

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