Saturday, August 25, 2012
To understand history, F1RST understand rivers.
Sigma Nu (GDSS) Perspectives [Established 1884]
(The world of strife shut out. The world of love shut in.)
Where GDSS = Group Decision Support Systems
Seeking viable alternative futures for mutually-assured destruction (JCS-SIOP) nuclear weapons targeting.
Timeline - OK-FIRST
(Natural disaster avoidance & inter-regional mutual aide model)
* 1999: Program Manager Dale Morris is honored for his work with public safety officials.
* 2000: Oklahoma Department of Public Safety funds OK-FIRST on a recurring, annual basis.
* 2001: OK-FIRST was recognized as among five most innovative government programs
2001-2002: Collaborated with Jerry Vice who chaired SHRM Puget Sound's Organizational Development SIG to guide the Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW). Our UNODIR "social responsibility pathfinders" mission was reinforcing Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) practices that Dr. Dennis Miletti's with National Hazards Center (NHC) advocates.
We engaged Knowledge Factor's Co-Founder & Chief Learning Officer as our mind-shifting liaison. Minnesota-Wisconsin FBI InfraGard Alliance Chapters collaborated with the Minnesota Federal Executive Board (MnFEB) to conduct realistic mass-casualty incident simulations.
Aug-2007: This "Presponse Systems Thinking" framework resulted in effectively containing both scope and duration of Metro-MN's I-35W bridge collapse near the University of MN main campus.