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Currently, TISP is seeking dedicated, motivated individuals to serve on various TISP committees. Members and part­ners may designate one individual for each committee. Please complete the Committee Application Form online to become an active committee member. The Executive Leadership Committee is limited to TISP dues-paying members only.



Chair for Regional Resilience: Edward J. Hecker, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Chair for Infrastructure Resilience: Mohan Singh, P.E., AECOM

Vice Chair for Knowledge Transfer: Joe Manous, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Vice Chair for Operational and Functional Resilience: Cherrie Black, Idaho National Laboratory

Vice Chair for Resilience Partnerships: Kerry Thomas, ABS Consulting


TISP maintains a unique position as a national leader in regional and infrastructure resilience with a diverse knowledge base and membership of organizations representing businesses and infrastructure owners; local, state and federal agencies; as well as academic institutions and not-for-profit professional societies. The Regional and Infrastructure Resilience Committee brings leaders and experts together to perform as a national asset facilitating dialogue on security and resilience, including public policy and technical solutions. The committee is responsible for the activities to achieve TISP Strategic Goal 1.



Chair: Dr. Paula Scalingi, Bay Area Center for Regional Disaster Resilience

Vice Chair: Bonnie Butlin, Canadian Security Partners' Forum

*Formerly the TISP Committee for Emergency Preparedness*


TISP's mission includes providing leadership in national public and private sector collaboration for advancing the practices and policies of regional and infrastructure security and resilience. The Public-Private Collaboration Committee seeks strategic partnerships and relationships to integrate new ideas on the topics of security and resilience from a broad range of stakeholders. The committee collaborates on issues and leverages the collective technical expertise and research and development capabilities of the TISP membership - covering all areas, including planning, design and construction. The committee is responsible for the activities to achieve TISP Strategic Goal 2.


2014 Emergency Preparedness and Infrastructure Resilience Streamer RESULTS Form




Chair:  Vacant


The Knowledge, Skills and Education Committee is concerned with the teaching, training and research of what makes our regions and infrastructure secure and resilient to all forms of hazards and threats. The committee will explore how to implement Full Spectrum Resilience so that physical, socio-cultural, financial and natural systems can best adapt in order to function at all times. The committee also will raise awaresness and promote a common understanding among stakeholders of the importance of disaster resilience education and training. The committee is responsible for the activities to achieve TISP Strategic Goal 3.


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Chair: Eve Hinman, Eng. Sc.D., P.E., Hinman Consulting Engineers, Inc.


The Infrastructure Standards and Measuring Resilience Committee brings together leaders in design, construction and management of commercial, federal and institutional infrastructure (including facilities) to collaborate on a variety of safety, management and oversight concerns. These include: implementing safety, security, and sustainability measures; facilitating discussion of safety and security design criteria for new construction, repair, rehabilitation and modernization projects. The committee is responsible for the activities to achieve the TISP Strategic Goal 4.


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For more information, please contact Bill Anderson, TISP Director, via e-mail at, or by phone at 703-549-3800, Ext 190.






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