Aired Tuesday, May 19, 2020

9:30 a.m. Pacific/10:30 Mountain/11:30 Central/12:30 Eastern

This is a high-level overview to understanding the various steps and forms required when applying for and utilizing Public Assistance funding, as well as completing the Request for Public Assistance (RPA) form. From the declaration of an emergency to the final audit, we’ll review all of the stages and information you should know before applying. You’ll find out not only what you need to know, but also who you should be in contact with in for the duration of your approved funding.

The live webinar will be held on Tuesday, May 19 at 9:30 Pacific/10:30 Mountain/11:30 Central/12:30 Eastern. Join to have your burning questions answered by federal grant specialist, Kamala Kuhn. Don’t miss this unique learning opportunity, an intimate setting that provides all you need to know to understand FEMA’s Public Assistance program.

Registration for the live webinar is $35 on a first come, first serve basis. Attendance will be limited to the first 50 registrants. For those unable to attend the live webinar, the recording will be available afterward and can be accessed for $25.

Part II of the webinar series will be held on May 27. The second webinar will take an in-depth look at the various forms required when applying for Public Assistance, key information to be included when completing the forms, and all applicable reporting and deadlines. Registration opens the week of May 11th and will be limited. Make sure you check back soon to reserve your spot!

About the Presenters

Kamala Kuhn, Federal Grant Specialist, Next Paradigm

Kamala Kuhn is the former Deputy Director of the Nevada Division of Emergency Management. Ms. Kuhn has over 26 years of professional senior management experience in State and Local Government. In addition to her other management duties, she had oversight and management responsibility for all public safety grants administered by the division to include Homeland Security Grant Program, Emergency Management Preparedness Grant, Federal Disaster Assistance Grants, Communications Grants, Fire Mitigation, and Flood Mitigation Grants.

Richard Mirgon, Next Paradigm

Richard Mirgon one of the founding members of the Public Safety Alliance which was responsible for the legislation that created FirstNet. He has over 30 years of public safety and emergency management experience with the last 20 years in the public safety technology field. After retiring from government service, he has been providing consulting service related to FirstNet and public safety technology. He is a Past President for the Association of Public Safety Officials International (APCO) and is currently the co-owner of Next Paradigm Consulting, LLC and Richard Mirgon Consulting LLC.



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