BCFS’ Emergency Services Divisionhas named Dee Grimm, RN, JD as Associate Executive Director of National Preparedness.
In this post, Grimm will be responsible for establishing consultation, training, and response contracts, and customizing programs and services for states and jurisdictions across the country.
Grimm will also oversee the agency’s training curriculum, expand upon existing services, and serve as a national subject matter expert at conferences. This position will work in tandem with the division’s Associate Executive Director of Policy, Planning and Operations, Mario Guerra.
Since 2009, Grimm has been BCFS’ National Emergency Preparedness Coordinator and part of the national team that trained each FEMA region and U.S. territory on the Functional Needs Support Services guidance. She has also been CEO of Emergency Management Professionals; Program Manager for the Nevada Statewide Evacuation, Mass Care and Sheltering Initiative; Project Manager for the Nevada Mass Fatality Preparedness Initiative; and Western Regional Director of Pets America.