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February 27, 2020

Ashley Samonisky, VPC’s Project Manager and Lead Planner, has been selected by the Maryland Historical Trust to serve on the Maryland Heritage Areas Program Grant Review Panel for FY 2021. She has been appointed to a one-year term, and will be eligible to serve an additional three-year term thereafter. Ms. Samonisky is one of 20 panelists who will play a critical role in the review of grant applications submitted to the Program. The Panel helps the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority “ensure that...

October 8, 2019

The Vision Planning and Consulting, LLC. (VPC) team just returned from Fairbanks, Alaska, after facilitating a week-long workshop for the Alaska Fire Service (AFS) to re-evaluate the Agency’s organizational structure.

The workshop included: delineating roles and responsibilities, crafting new mission and vision statements, discussing pros and cons of proposed duty reassignments, and hands-on activities such as drafting new Tables of Organization.

 AFS Leadership participating in a hands-on reorgan...

September 20, 2019

Vision Planning and Consulting, LLC, a leading US based company specializing in emergency management, disaster management, recovery planning, and capacity building, is happy to announce our expansion into India, with our Headquarters in Pune.

Answering the demand and need for disaster management services in various parts of Asia, VPC’s expansion will better serve pre- and post-disaster planning efforts in India and South Asia. The move comes on the heels of months of planning and team-building. V...

July 31, 2019

The VPC Team is thrilled to head to Alaska this fall! We are supporting the Department of the Interior (DOI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Alaska Fire Service (AFS) with strategic planning, workshop, technical, administrative, and facilitation activities. We look forward to working with key Stakeholders including: State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR), National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and major Native Corporations in Alask...

June 3, 2019

VPC is developing municipal Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP) for each of the 13 municipalities in New Castle County, Delaware. Municipalities in New Castle County range from large commercial or university-based cities, such as Wilmington and Newark respectively, to smaller rural communities such as the Ardens and Newport. A review and gap analysis of the County COOP Plan as part of this project will ensure both vertical and horizontal integration across all plans. The COOPs will assist the...

March 15, 2019

VPC President Deepa Srinivasan was an invited speaker at the three-day Global Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Governance and Disaster Management. The Symposium was developed and hosted by the Special Centre for Disaster Research (SCDR) at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, India, was and the first of its kind in India.

Ms. Srinivasan presents at the session on AI in Local Governance

The purpose of the conference is to emphasize the importance and capabilities of using of Artificial Inte...