Disaster Management Messaging Standards Update
The Evolving Relationship to NIMS

Chip Hines, PMP

Disaster Management Program Manager
Command, Control and Interoperability
Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security

May 9, 2007

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Related Websites:
OASIS Emergency Management Technical Committee
Draft Resource Messaging Specification (EDXL-RM)
Draft Resource Messaging Schema
August 2006 Law and Order magazine article by Chip Hines
June 2005 Forum Session

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Chip Hines has over 30 years of experience working in the emergency management field, with more than 15 of these spent developing and managing federal programs and systems designed to assist the country in being better prepared to manage emergencies. He has worked in the areas of National Preparedness, Emergency Operations, State and Local Preparedness as well as in Preparedness, Training and Exercises at the federal level.

He is currently the Program Manager for the Disaster Management eGov Initiative run out of the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). He holds a Masters of Science degree in National Resources Policy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University. He is also a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP).