Article Out Loud - Building Resource Capacity – Start Now

An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness Journal. 

Building resource capacity involves research, planning, and execution that should begin now. Identifying potential dangers, considering “what if” scenarios, capitalizing on other events and incidents, and overcoming barriers are key components for building resilient communities. This article explains how to get started. 

Narrated by Randy Vivian. 

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Andrew (Andy) Altizer

Andrew (Andy) Altizer has over 20 years of emergency management planning experience and another 10 years of planning experience in the military. He is the emergency preparedness coordinator for The Westminster Schools and a Criminal Justice instructor at Georgia State University. Previously, he was the director of emergency management at Kennesaw State University and director of emergency preparedness at Georgia Institute of Technology. He also served as the critical infrastructure protection program manager at the Georgia Office of Homeland Security. In the U.S. Army, his roles included inspector general, public affairs officer, artillery commander, and plans and operations officer.

Timothy S. Murphy
Timothy S. Murphy

Timothy S. Murphy is the Special Operations Commander at Kennesaw State University Police Department. He has been with the department for over 25 years. He plans and manages traffic and security operations for large-scale athletic/special events. He is a graduate of the Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command



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