MDERS Welcomes Emergency Response Specialist, Olivia Napoli

The Maryland-National Capital Region Emergency Response System (MDERS) is excited to announce that Olivia Napoli 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.

Olivia joins the MDERS team after serving as the Acting Logistics Branch Chief and Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Program Manager & Resource & Logistics Section Leader of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency. In these roles she had various roles including supervising all logistical operations of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, developing and maintaining the agency’s response plan and procedures, and leading response efforts to a volcano eruption. Before this, she worked at the Alaska Department of Revenue and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Olivia holds a Bachelor of Art in Business Administration from the University of Alaska Southeast.

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