MDERS Welcomes, Emergency Response Specialist, Elizabeth Adams

The Maryland-National Capital Region Emergency Response System (MDERS) is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Adams has joined our team as an Emergency Response Specialist. In this role she will serve under the Operational Support Directorate, supporting training, exercise, and planning efforts in close coordination with MDERS’s stakeholders.

Elizabeth joins the MDERS team after serving as an Emergency Management Specialist for the City of Bowie. Her work for Bowie included aiding in the creation and drafting of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Position Task Books, 2022-2023 Integrated Preparedness Plan, and various Emergency Action Plans. Elizabeth also collaborated with local partners to create exercises and training initiatives to prepare for emergency situations.

Before this, Elizabeth was an Emergency Dispatcher and Emergency Call Taker for Prince George’s County. Elizabeth has a B.A. in Criminal Justice from The University of Nevada Reno and a M.S. in Emergency Management from The University of Maryland Global Campus.

The MDERS team is happy to welcome Elizabeth and use her expertise in emergency management to advance the development of our stakeholder’s capabilities.