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PrepTalks: Philip Mann - "Public Works & Emergency Management"

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Symposium date: September 6, 2018

In his PrepTalk, Philip Mann explains how city or community public works departments and emergency managers must work together to restore critical services after a disaster so communities can recover quickly. 

Philip Mann is the Public Works Director for Gainesville, Florida. He is the past Chair of the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Emergency Management Committee and is APWA’s representative to the Public Safety Advisory Committee, which is working on the FirstNet project (developing the first high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety).

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