The Mid-South Association of Continuity Professionals (MSACP) purpose is to provide an environment for members to share information about the business continuity and disaster recovery fields, improve their job performance through peer-to-peer education, and promote individual and business preparedness.

MSACP members represent a wide variety of industries and organizations throughout Memphis, Shelby County, and the greater Mid-South region. These include entertainment and media, banking and financial, transportation and shipping, health care, information technology and telecommunications, chemical and utilities industries, governmental agencies, private organizations, non-profits, plus educational and research institutions.

Membership is open to anyone interested in business continuity, emergency management, risk management or other similar discipline regardless of prior BC/DR experience.

MSACP encourages you to attend an upcoming meeting to learn more about business continuity and disaster recovery issues.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Location: Shelby County Emergency Operations Center, 1075 Mullins Station Road, C Building-113, Memphis TN

Agenda Items

  • 1:45 p.m. Networking
  • 2:00 p.m. Welcome / Introductions / MSACP Board Members
  • 2:15 p.m. Introduction of Speaker

Business Planning and Response to Civil Unrest

Guest Speaker: Dale Lane, Director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness

Dale Lane began his public safety career in 1987 as a patrolman with the Millington Police Department. In January 1989 he joined the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office as a patrol officer and progressed through the ranks to Chief Inspector. After a 27 year law enforcement career, he accepted the position of Director of the Shelby County Office of Preparedness.

As a Sheriff’s Deputy, Director Lane held command positions in Homeland Security, S.W.A.T., and the Patrol Field Bureau. In 2004 he was selected as a member of the Governor’s Law Enforcement Counter-Terrorism Support Element. He also served on the FBI’s Terrorism Working Group and was an associate member of the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF).

Director Lane holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Arkansas in Operations Management. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA. The FBI National Academy is considered an international leader in Law enforcement management training. He has also completed the United States Secret Service National Threat Assessment and Dignitary Protection schools in Washington D.C.

  • 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. MSACP Chapter Business
  • Officer reports
  • Next MSACP Meeting: February 8, 2017- stay tuned for details!
  • Adjournment

There is no charge to attend however you must register. Attendance will be limited to the first 60 registrations.

Please register >> HERE << before Tuesday January 10th at 5:00PM