Sarah is the Director of Emergency Management for Temple University. She provides strategic direction, subject matter expertise, and operational coordination for the university emergency management and mission continuity programs. The scope of her work in that capacity includes test, training and exercises; critical incident management; emergency operations and mission continuity planning; preparedness education; and risk assessment and mitigation efforts.Sarah has served as a consultant and subject matter expert for state and local government on projects pertaining to emergency management, public health, and behavioral health response. Sarah also serves as adjunct faculty member for Temple University’s Community and Regional Development program and Jefferson University’s Disaster Medicine & Management and Community & Trauma Counseling graduate programs. Over the past fifteen years, Sarah has additionally worked with a number of local, state, and national institutions on a topics that pertain to critical incident response and strategic planning, including business continuity and disaster recovery.