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CONTINUITY COUNTS Newsletter

For the latest chapter newsletter, click Here

 CHAPTER MEETING MINUTES

2020

Check HERE for minutes from February 6 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from January 9 chapter meeting

 

2019

Check HERE for minutes from December 5 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from November 7 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from Oct 2 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from Sept 5 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from August 1 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from June 6 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the May 2 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the April 4 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the March 7 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the February 7 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the January 10 chapter meeting

 

2018

Check HERE for minutes from the December 6 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the November 1 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the October 4 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the September 26 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the August 2 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the June 7 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the May 3 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the April 5, 2018 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the March 1, 2018 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the February 1, 2018 chapter meeting

Check HERE for minutes from the January 11, 2018 chapter meeting

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CHAPTER MEETING PRESENTATIONS

2020

January 2020 - Due to copyright concerns, Carol Paasch's presentation is not available.

February 2020 - Scott Ream, State of ACP National HERE

2019

December 2019 - Due to copyright concerns, John Iannarelli's presention is not available.
 
November 2019 - How can BC Planners work closer with IT in the world of Cyber-attacks?, Steven O'Neal, Agility Recovery.  Contact Web Director for Steven's presentation or Grainne Mitchell for the recording.
 
September 2019 - Managing Cybersecurity Risk to Business Continuity, Mike Burg, Alagen.  Contact Web Director for Mike's presentation. 
 

August 2019 - John Luce, Paychex

I scream, you scream, we all scream for DR!!  HERE

 
June 2019 - Christopher Riccardi, Orange County Childrens Hospital, "15 tp 50".  Contact the Web Director for Christopher's presentation.
 
May 2019 - Jarrod Daniel, OnSolve
Leveraging Mass Notification Systems HERE.  Contact Grainne Mitchell for the recording.
 
April 2019 - Andrew Witts, BC in the Cloud - Contact the Web Director for Andy's PowerPoint
 
February 2019 - Lynn James, Fusion Risk Management
Leveraging Business Process Intelligence for Business Continuity HERE

2018

December 2018 - David Bremson, SafeMind LLC
Your Home is Your Castle HERE (Videos not included due to size)
 
November 2018 - Patrick Potter, RSA Archer
Intro to Digital Risk Management HERE 
 
October 2018 - Michael Herrera and Frank Schultz
Webinar - First 24 hours - Contact the President, Public Relations
or Web Directors for a link to the recording.
 
August 2018 - Phil Cook, Director of Technology, Central AZ Project
Cyber Security and Use of Drones HERE
 
February 2018 - Rich Long, MHA Consulting
BC/DR Trends for 2018 and Don’t Forget the BIAs and TRAs
  • For additional information, please review the presentation on this topic, which at the speaker’s request, will not be posted on the website but will be available to members, upon request.
  • Contact info:
    • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Office: 602-370-1864

 

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ACP News Views

 

New ACP eBook Now Available 

The Association of Continuity Professionals First Book of Best Practices, a collection of research-based and peer-reviewed articles, examples and case studies written by ACP members, is now available here on the ACP website. This eBook details best practices in Business Continuity Management, Emergency Management, People, Resilience and Security & Risk.

ACP Member price: $25. .

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         Continuity Insights

Continuity Insights is an essential information-sharing resource for business continuity professionals. Business resilience is an organizational imperative, not just to safeguard the enterprise, but its resulting cause and effect on employees, customers, shareholders, partners, reputation, public/private partners, regulatory bodies, and many other entities. Our mission is to foster information-sharing among these various constituents as the lynchpin for their success. Therefore, creating a forum to share timely, compelling, meaningful, and usable information is vital.

Providing you access to the experience and expertise of the thousands of subject matter experts who have contributed to Continuity Insights over the years is our objective. Content delivered as original editorials, conference presentations, research, webinars, videos, panel discussions, interviews, and such, is the basis for this exchange. We invite you to remain engaged with us throughout the year as we continue to address the wide-ranging business continuity discussion.

For a free subscription to the Continuity Insights newsletter, go to:  www.ContinuityInsights.com/subscribe

 

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     Educational Resources

The Arizona Department of Administration has passed on this list of local security & privacy events that are available at little to no cost. There is something for everybody: cyber security, privacy, physical security, records management, contingency planning, data management, fraud examination and forensics, auditing and application security.

Just In Time Disaster Training - Library Available at: HERE

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PURPOSE: 

The purpose of the Just In Time Disaster Training Library is to provide a single, easy to search source in which individuals, agencies and organizations can access informative disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery training videos.

If your agency or organization has produced disaster mitigation, preparedness, response or recovery training videos or you know of training videos that should be added to the library please access the library's This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to submit information regarding the training video.

DRJ's Webinar Series is an outstanding free resource to gain quick, in depth training on a wide array of topics that matter most to industry practitioners.

The weekly webinars feature a different cutting-edge topic and presenter, providing you with a convenient, easy way to discover new solutions, strategies and information. Registration for any live webinar is always free, so sign up now to reserve your space. And, if you want to review the information again, an On-Demand feature is available.

*These are sponsored webinars and your contact information might be shared with the sponsor. By registering for any of these webinars, you agree to share this contact information with the sponsor.

 
BCP Made Simple
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Achieving Resiliency and Scalability in Times of Crisis
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Achieving Business Continuity Resilience in 2020
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Hurtling BCM Roadblocks
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

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 Individual and community preparedness newsletter, skyline

 

**Columbia Regional Learning Center has launched a new Learning Management System!

The CRLC provides free, online certificate training courses, webinars, and lectures designed for individuals working in health systems including, but not limited to: health care, public health, home health, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), community health, regional learning centers, and emergency management. 

 See their catalog for a list of all courses which includes:

* PREP 1110 - Personal Emergency Preparedness: Planning for the Public Health Worker

* PREP 2102/ENVI 2701 - Chem Rad Bio: Fundamentals for the Public Health Workforce

* MGMT 1201- Elements of Leadership: Decision-Making & Problem-Solving Under Emergency Conditions

* VUL 2605/ PSY 2902 - State of the Science: The Health and Mental Health Consequences of Catastrophic Events  

Shared courtesy of Irwin Redlener and Eric Holdeman

 

Frequently Asked BC/DR Questions

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Regardless of what your role is or your level of experience, there is always something new to learn. Reprinted from DRJ, this link takes you to a resource for readers to ask and see answers to their most concerning questions.

Download the Full BC Glossary

This glossary is an initiative of the Editorial Advisory Board of DRJ. This committee of the industry experts solicits the input of business continuity professionals on an ongoing basis and incorporates the feedback into its consideration of industry terms and definitions.

Check out the latest version of Continuity Counts and ACP National for the educational opportunities.

Interested in Gaining a Certification?

Are you interested in becoming certified? Several organizations offer courses in Business Continuity (BC), Disaster Recovery (DR), Emergency Management and Risk Management, to name a few. Specialized courses are available for healthcare, public sector planning, and audit. Click here to search DRII courses! To learn more on certifications, please visit a sample of the accredited certification sites below.

 

Have a Certification?

Many of our members have attained certifications in our industry which highlights their discipline and expertise to achieve those certifications. Be proud of your accomplishments and submit your name and certification to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Your name and certification will be listed in the monthly newsletter.

 

Display your certification on LinkedIn!

Did you know you can display your DRI certification status in your LinkedIn profile? Enter the information corresponding to your certification, including one of the following URLs to link to your certification description.

ABCP - https://www.drii.org/certification/abcp.php

CFC -   https://www.drii.org/certification/cfcp.php

CBCP - https://www.drii.org/certification/cbcp.php

MBCP - https://www.drii.org/certification/mbcp.php

Continuing Education Credits

If you have a certification through Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII), you will need Continuing Education Activity Points (CEAP). Visit the appropriate DRII website for current CEAP guidelines.

** There are other certifications offered not through DRII. If you would like Carol Paasch to research certification for you, mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  She will help as much as possible.

 

2019 CEU Hours

If you need to get the number of CEU hours to use in your certification, contact the Membership Director at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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02/06/20 - Various Positions with Gila River Indian Community.  Position information here for Administrative Assistant, Emergency Operations Director, Emergency Operations Technician.

01/16/20 - Various Positions with MUFG Union Bank.  Various locations.

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Contact James Knox for additional information or to apply at:

T:602-760-2232

M:419-957-4024

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01/15/20 - Business Continuity Plan Coordinator - Zions Bancorporation, Salt Lake City, Chico CA, Phoenix AZ.  More information HERE

01/15/20 - Special Program Events Coordinator, Dept. Emergency & Military Affairs (DEMA), Phoenix.  More information HERE

01/03/20 - Emergency Management Director, City of Phoenix.  Closes on 01/13/20.  More information HERE

12/10/19 - Emergency Management Program Manager, SRP, Phoenix.  More information HERE

11/20/19 - Emergency Management Coordinator, Dept. of Economic Security, Phoenix.  More information: HERE

11/20/19 - Information Security Analyst, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Phoenix.  More information: HERE

 

Contact the Web Resources Director to have any articles, questions, job opportunities or postings added to our chapter's webpage. 

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