MDERS Welcomes Emergency Response Specialist, Katie Weber

The Maryland-National Capital Region Emergency Response System (MDERS) is thrilled to announce that Katie Weber 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.

Katie joins the MDERS team after serving as an Emergency Management Specialist for Anne Arundel County. In this position she led the redrafting of Anne Arundel County’s Evacuation Plan, facilitated Baltimore’s Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) workgroup, and had an integral role in maintaining the readiness of Anne Arundel’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Before this role, Katie has held numerous positions in the emergency management field in private and public settings. Additionally, Katie serves as a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for the Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness and Response from the George Washington University.

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