EAD & Associates, LLC is at the forefront of this vital, ever-changing discipline and prides itself on its proven record of success in the design, implementation and management of emergency and functional and access needs programs.
EAD sets itself apart by working with the client for the client. This means that we listen to clients to understand their specific needs and identify with them customized projects and solutions to best serve their constituents and goals.
We customize our solutions to really fit the client's needs. We identify pitfalls and strive to provide solutions where solutions are feasible – and assist our clients in making well-informed choices when no one perfect solution exists.
Examples of the types of expertise and services we offer include:
Elizabeth A. Davis and FEMA Civil Rights Program
Manager, Alan Clive, lead a discussion on
Develop plans, planning templates and strategic methods for integrating special needs and human services issues in emergency systems at International, Federal, state, local, and private sector levels. EAD & Associates, LLC also undertake Continuity of Operations Planning for human service sector agencies.
Emergency Educational Training
Create, implement, and conduct training on topics such as community and personal preparedness, special needs planning, and human services in emergency management. EAD & Associates, LLC team members have taught on these topics at the graduate level.
Research and Development
Conduct qualitative and quantitative research on topics related to special needs, human services, and emergency management that result in reports for publishing and further planning purposes. This also includes sophisticated demographic analysis.
Resources and Tools
Develop resources and tools for emergency personnel and people with special needs to improve response capability and overall safety.
Public Information Guidance and Materials
Develop content for internal/external educational materials such as brochures, informational booklets/pamphlets, websites, newspaper/magazine articles, and radio/television scripts.
Technical Assistance and Mentorship
Provide technical assistance and advisement in a variety of areas pertaining to special needs, emergency management, and human services through traditional or mentorship structures.
Halfway across the world, the EAD & Associates, LLC team brings
the FEMA G197 Course "Emergency Planning and Special Needs
Planning" to emergency officials in American Samoa. Pictured here
is the EAD & Associates, LLC team with the class attendees and
other government and emergency officials including three Chiefs.
Advise, develop, implement, evaluate, and offer recommendations for emergency drills or exercises particularly as they relate to special needs and human service emergency issues.
Operational Field Response
Able to activate and deploy teams to assist in a number of capacities during disaster operations from response through short and long term recovery with a particular focus on special needs and human services issues.
Presentations and Speaking Engagements
Provide substantial presentations for all types of engagements such as conferences, meetings, retreats, classroom instruction, etc.
Kelly Rouba, of EAD, with the National Emergency Management Resource banner at the enABLED in Emergencies conference in Philadelphia, PA.
Kelly Rouba and Elizabeth Davis at the Disability Power and Pride Inaugural Ball in Washington, DC. EAD & Associates, LLC was an event sponsor.
Elizabeth Davis, founder of EAD & Associates,
at the Disability Power and Pride Inaugural Ball
in Washington, DC with Marcie Roth, Senior
Advisor on Disability Issues at FEMA.
"NYC OEM has worked with EAD & Associates on specific projects and they have consistently provided exemplar work in the area of special needs and emergency management in an efficient and effective manner. They are professional and continually advancing the full integration of special needs, human services and emergency management as experts in the field."
– Dina Maniotis, Human Services Director, NYC Office of Emergency Management