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Sept 23 – DRIEWEST Poking the Sleeping Dragon – Edmonton Session


DRIE WEST Poking the Sleeping Dragon – Edmonton Session
Please join Jayne Galanka, Business Continuity Officer, Alberta Environment and Parks 
Note:  This is a similar presentation that Jayne did in Calgary in May 2019.  
Description: 
Learn how the affects of how a facility fire affected a number of Government of Alberta departmental operations and the valuable lessons learned that you could add to your business continuity planning and response tool kit.  Jayne will also discuss the High Level community evacuation – and how both the building fire and evacuation affected their work force.
Date:  Monday, September 23, 2019  
Time:  11:30 to 12:00 Lunch and networking
    12:00 to 13:00 Presentation
Venue:  MNP Offices – #1600, 10235 101 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta
Call in details:  
A live webcast will be available for those who are not able to attend in person.  
Cost: 
There is no charge to members of the DRIE WEST Chapter.   Non-Members will be charged $25.00 for the event. 2019 DRIE West Memberships and renewals will be available at the door at a cost of $50.00 for the year.
To Register: 
Register to attend by Thursday September 19 at driewestorg@gmail.com 
Please advise in your RSVP if you would like to participate through the webcast and you will be sent the call-in details.
Contact:
For further information on this event and registration email: driewestorg@gmail.com.


Presenter Bio:
Jayne Galanka
Business Continuity Officer
Alberta Environment and Parks
Jayne Galanka has over 32 years of experience in the emergency preparedness, response, recovery, business continuity and risk management fields. 
In 1987, Jayne joined Alberta Public Safety Services (now Alberta Emergency Management Agency) as a training officer and instructed on various courses such as Emergency Planning for Municipalities, Emergency Site Management, Dangerous Goods Awareness and Rescue Leaders.  She also participated in the disaster recovery operations after the Edmonton Tornado, Slave Lake Floods and the Calgary Pembrooke area hail storm and floods. While with APSS, Jayne completed post-secondary studies in Adult and Continuing Education.  
In 1996, Jayne joined the City of Edmonton and became the municipal Emergency Planning Officer. In addition to her emergency planning and training responsibilities she developed the City’s Y2K emergency response and public impact plan and was part of the team that responded to the Whitemud landslide.  
Jayne is currently with Alberta Environment and Parks as the Department’s Business Continuity Officer. She has been involved in the department’s preparations for the annual Service Alberta Disaster Recovery Tests and all Alberta Emergency Management Agency annual disaster preparedness exercises. In the 12 years she has been with the department she has managed over 100 departmental responses to business continuity disruptions, the most notable being the WCB Hostage Taking; Fort MacMurray and Waterton Lakes Fires and Calgary floods and most recently the Great West Life Building Fire.

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