The Storm Preparedness Workshop
How you can leverage 200+ collective years of crisis management experience, expertise, and observations into actionable insights and steps you can develop or integrate into your organization's crisis response plans in a cross-sector dependent world.

Storm Preparedness Workshop

An Interactive Training for Crisis Managers In Any Sector



The Storm Preparedness Workshop provides you with a step-by-step approach that will make it easier and quicker for you to prepare for any storm, avoid costly mistakes, improve safety, reduce your “anxiety of the unknown” issues that only the experienced pros know about, improve your competencies/skills, and help keep your business open after a storm.
Storm Preparedness Workshop
An Interactive Training for Crisis Managers 
4.97 based on 27 reviews

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After your purchase, you have 14 days to ensure the resource is valuable for you. If you're not completely satisfied and don't find enough value in it, we will refund your payment, guaranteed!


Workshop Benefits:



Allowing your people to develop killer storm checklists within a few hours without needing decades of experience.



Training from electric sector professionals on how to better communicate & manage expectations of all your stakeholders.


Storm Costs

Strategies to help you scale, respond and track costs effectively to avoid costly mistakes or omissions that will ruin your company bottom line.

Simple to Use.

Perfect for Small Teams.

Proven Results.



  • The processes that the investor owned electric utilities use during the preparedness phase and how to integrate them into your own planning efforts
  • ​The strategic objectives in the preparedness phase and the tactical activities required to accomplish them
  • ​What to consider in your action plan (i.e. EOC readiness, continuity plans, leadership availability, fleet size, etc.)
  • ​How to ready your team and know how big your team should be
  • ​What you can expect regarding financial implications of your decisions
  • ​What you should be communicating, and to whom
  • ​How to leverage situational awareness by understanding what neighboring utilities and industries are most likely doing to prepare, and when to ask for help
  • ​What data and systems you should be checking (i.e. weather data, traffic data, special events, etc..)
  • ​​And More!


DAY 1: May 3, 2022: 12:00PM – 4:30PM EST
Focus: Strategy

Welcome and Attendee Introductions
Opening Remarks and Agenda Review by STORM School Chair
Module 1 – Definition of The Prepare Phase
Module 2 – Strategic Objectives
 • The importance of the ICS (Incident Command System) framework
 • Determining Scope and Scale of a Potential Event
 • Developing an Effective Action Plan 
 • Managing Expectations & Communication
Consult with the Experts

DAY 2: May 5, 2022: 12:00PM – 4:30PM EST
Focus: Tactical

Module 3 – Tactical and Execution
 • Internal and IT Systems 
 • Needed Materials and Equipment 
 • Property Needs (Facilities, Field Locations, Staging Areas, etc.)
 • Employees and Stakeholder Readiness
 • Communications Strategy & Messaging
Module 4 – Top 6 Things to Remember When Preparing
Consult with the Experts
4.97 based on 27 reviews

100% 14-Day Money Back Guarantee

After your purchase, you have 14 days to ensure the resource is valuable for you. If you're not completely satisfied and don't find enough value in it, we will refund your payment, guaranteed!


This workshop is built for emerging leaders, mid-level managers, policy analysts, and anyone who has full or part-time emergency management responsibilities, whether they are new to the field, or looking for a refresher. Some industries that will benefit include:
 • Energy 
(Electric, Gas & Oil, etc..)
 • Communications
 • Transportation
 • Food
 • Fuel
 • Water
 • Retails
 • Supply Chains
 • Transportation
 • Insurance
 • Finance
 • Students/Academia
 • State / Local Government
 • Federal Government
 • Consulting
 • Trade Associations
 • Research groups


  • Proven & Reliable - Experienced instructors, 40+ years of storm experience that you can trust and rely upon
  • High Value - normally $10,000/day, a single idea from these instructors can save you from $million mistakes
  • ​Certificates - Receive a Course Attendance Certificate upon completion of the workshop
  • Consulting - Get free consulting (30 minutes at the end of each workshop day.)
  • Tools and Resources - Get access to handouts and resources that will help you better prepare
  • Sample Checklist - Receive a SAMPLE Checklist of things to consider in your planning
  • ​Expert Advice - Receive valuable advice of do’s and don’ts
  • And more!


Tom Moran

Executive Director,
All Hazards Consortium (AHC)

John Molnar

Director, Program Management Office
All Hazards Consortium

Laura Johnson

Director of Conferences & Events,
All Hazards Consortium 

Mike Zappone

VP Sales and Marketing at Tempest Energy
Retired, Eversource Energy, Electric Sector, 35+ yrs Chair, Multi-State Fleet Response Working Group

David Vanderbloemen

Principal Consultant at DV Consulting, LLC & Retired, Dominion Energy
Electric Sector, 40+ yrs

Anthony Hurley

Consultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional
Retired, FirstEnergy
Electric Sector, 35+ yrs

Jim Nowak

Sr. Director, Operations, Products & Services, ARCOS
Retired, American Electric Power
Electric Sector, 35+ yrs

Aaron Strickland

Director of Business Development, Utilicon
Retired, Southern Company
Electric Sector, 35+ yrs

Carlos Torres

Independent Consultant/Experienced Utility-Emergency Management Executive, Former Operations Executive, ConEdison NYC, NY, Electric Sector, 35+ years

Carlos D. Torres

Independent Consultant/Experienced Utility-Emergency Management Executive

Would you like to be a speaker at this event, please contact Laura Johnson at

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4.97 based on 23 reviews

100% 14-Day Money Back Guarantee

After your purchase, you have 14 days to ensure the resource is valuable for you. If you're not completely satisfied and don't find enough value in it, we will refund your payment, guaranteed!


AHC supports the education of rising emergency managers by offering up to 5 scholarships to this Workshop to undergraduate and graduate students. 
These scholarships are aimed towards those who would not otherwise have an opportunity to attend and who would benefit greatly by implementing lessons learned to their communities and careers.

Applications are now closed. 
Congratulations to the 6 scholarship recipients attending the Storm Preparedness Workshop!

To be considered for future scholarship opportunities, conatact

Workshop Sponsorship Opportunities


STORM School is part of a training initiative of the All Hazards Consortium's  Applied Operational Research Institute (AHCi) designed to provide  "operations-based" instruction and consultation to help crisis managers better prepare, and respond to any type of crisis.
STORM School provides you with an online learning environment, initiated by the private sector, to help you learn the principles of crisis management faster and how to apply them from instructors who bring real-world experience from the past 35+ years.

STORM School will include access to courses online, virtual and in-person workshops, and customized instructor instruction and consultation for specific organizations and companies.

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(240) 285-9743

47 E. South Street, Suite 201, Frederick, MD 21701

About AHC

All Hazards Consortium, a 501(c)(3) organization, fosters an environment where industry and government can collaborate on cross-sector issues, explore interdependencies, broaden situational awareness, lower operational risks, prioritize investments and enhance infrastructure security and resilience via public/private planning, training, exercises and research.

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