EMAC In Action
Responding to the 2004 Hurricanes

Terrence M.I. Egan, Ed.D.
Past Chair
Emergency Management Assistance Compact

October 27, 2004

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Related Websites:
EMAC Website
2004 Deployment Statistics (ppt file)

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Dr. Egan is the Past-chair of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) Executive Task Force. EMAC is a national mutual aid compact signed by 48 states, 2 territories and the District of Columbia. He is also the principal investigator for a NASA research grant for integration of remotely sensed data into emergency management operations and is spearheading the enhancement of EMD's Geo-spatial Information System capabilities.

Dr. Egan joined Washington State Service in 1990 after serving for over 20 years in the U.S. Air Force in a variety of command and staff positions where he retired from active service with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. His first state position was with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) as the Maintenance and Operations Training Program Manager. He joined the Emergency Management Division (EMD) of the Washington Military Department In April 1997. He is currently the Manager of the Mitigation, Analysis and Plans Unit, charged with the task of blending the state mitigation strategy with hazard analysis and the development of response and recovery plans. He also has the lead for critical infrastructure protection for Washington State.

Terry has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, a Master of Arts in Public Administration, and a Doctorate in Education.