This course will introduce participants to the moving pieces relating to an escalating incident and the logistics management challenges.  The course will touch on the importance of record keeping, the physical space footprint recommendations, best practices of local agency integration and touch on the pros/cons of a donations management strategy in disaster.  Participants will leave with a better understanding and higher level of readiness for the logistics management challenges following a disaster.

Cindi shank is the Senior Disaster Program Manager for the American Red Cross of WY.  She has been involved in emergency services since 1980 and has served as a communications specialist, a structural and wildland firefighter, and Fire Chief.  Cindi has been with the Red Cross since 2007.  She is also the Logistics Section Chief of the Division Response Management Team for the Southwest and Rocky Mountains Division of the Red Cross.  She can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..