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Joe Becker third keynote speaker at ISCRAM2008


5th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

Joe Becker third and final keynote speaker at ISCRAM2008


 

We are happy to announce that Joseph C. Becker is our third and final keynote speaker at ISCRAM2008.

Joseph C. Becker (Joe) is the Senior Vice President of Disaster Services for the American Red Cross, a human service organization in existence since 1881. The American Red Cross is dedicated to providing relief to victims of disasters and helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Joe leads the organizationís disaster relief, In this role, Joe the Red Crossí two largest relief efforts to date ñ the 04 hurricanes in Florida, and the Hurricane Katrina response.

Joe joined the national headquarters staff on January 1, 2004 as the Vice President of Response. Before assuming this role, he was the Executive Director of the Greater Carolinas Chapter of the American Red Cross starting in February 1997. His Red Cross involvement started much earlier as a member of the chapter Board of Directors from 1992 to 1996.

Prior to his employment with the Red Cross, Joe was part of the management group of Kings Entertainment Company. At the end of his 23-year career with the company, Joe was the Vice President of Operations at Paramountís Carowinds.

Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Joe received a degree in Business Administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1979.

Joe and his wife, Tammy, have three children in college/high school -- Brian, Deena and Mark.
 

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